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Promoted to Supervisor...hard feelings from subordinates

Focus on the work. Remember Hanlon's razor and don't assume anything negative from your subordinates. Praise publicly, remand privately. Be even handed. You are their boss, not their friend. These are ...
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Am I being over anxious in thinking?

Bosses aren't mind readers (although that would be a useful skill to have). You need to talk to your boss (when they are back) and tell them what you want: "Hey boss, I really want to try the ...
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Approach Sales Manager about fake reference list

As per your comments, your manager is raising this issue with the CEO. At this point, the issue is "in hand" and you shouldn't do anything, it will (hopefully) be handled via other routes.
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Am I being over anxious in thinking?

Given what you have said, yes, you are overthinking this. You have questions that we can't give you the answers to; you need to ask your management what their plans are. Nothing is likely to happen ...
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Executives are pressing me to take over another managers team

I wouldn't it consider a red flag - YET. The reason is they are likely considering you as a shortlist candidate for the job. There is no value in bringing it to your current direct report until you ...
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Executives are pressing me to take over another managers team

But asking me not to tell my immediate director. That's a huge red flag. I would go back to the Sr. Director, Sr. VP and COO and ask them straight up "why?". If they can't come up with a ...
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can a manager ask me to find someone to cover shifts AFTER I quit?

I have to laugh at the audacity of employers today. OP, they can ask you this all they want. Whether you do it or not is a different story. Part of a manager's job is staffing. At no point is staffing ...
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can a manager ask me to find someone to cover shifts AFTER I quit?

Of course they can Send them a contract stating the hourly rate you require as a recruiter for them (which should be considerably more than your rate as a fast food worker) and, when they sign it, do ...
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can a manager ask me to find someone to cover shifts AFTER I quit?

cover my shift times for the week AFTER I quit I think this language is probably triggering, as when you were working there it had an implicit threat. Find someone else or you have to come in. ...
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can a manager ask me to find someone to cover shifts AFTER I quit?

Can they do that? They can delegate any task you are qualified for to you (assuming the task is not against morals, ethics or laws, or dangerous to your health). And given that they are your boss, ...
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can a manager ask me to find someone to cover shifts AFTER I quit?

An employer can't make an employee do anything. You're free to refuse their demand whether you continue your employment or not. Consequences may vary for refusing their demand, but since you're ...
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can a manager ask me to find someone to cover shifts AFTER I quit?

Yes, they can do that, but you do not have an obligation to succeed in that task. It is a simple work task that has been given to you, however the entrepreneurial risk in succeeding resides with the ...
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can a manager ask me to find someone to cover shifts AFTER I quit?

The purpose of two weeks notice is to permit orderly transfer of your knowledge and responsibilities. I would say that it isn't unreasonable for them to ask you to help find and train your replacement ...
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can a manager ask me to find someone to cover shifts AFTER I quit?

No. You had quit. It is their responsibility. They are being unprofessional. You can remind them that you won't be there any longer. But don't let it bother you.
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Why is one of the HR personnel mad at me even though I didn't do anything wrong?

From your initial question and the subsequent question and answer - I believe that this is a form of bullying that is mostly unique to Women - which is an older woman feels threatened by a younger, ...
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Why is one of the HR personnel mad at me even though I didn't do anything wrong?

My strategy is to take the wind out of her sails. Don't apologize, stay friendly and stick to facts. Never blame. Don't let her watch you from a distance. If you notice her, include her in your ...
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Why is one of the HR personnel mad at me even though I didn't do anything wrong?

You should get up, go to the F45+ and ask: Hey, I feel like you are being overtly harsh with me, why is that ?
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How can I help an employee improve their communication skills?

My junior had a similar problem. I suggested him to put his query through ChatGpt and then paste the output in the emails. I had seen significant improvements since. Below, I have asked ChatGPT to ...
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Need feedback on my internship experience

My question is is it common to do this in an internship of a well established company? No usually they're better organised than that. But things do fall through the cracks sometimes.
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How can I help an employee improve their communication skills?

I have had this problem with many of the developers who had English as their second language. Even after 10 years of working for me, I was still surprised by the structure of their written English. I ...
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How can I help an employee improve their communication skills?

First of all, ask them what they think about their communication skills and how do they feel about the reception their comments receive. If they answer that they feel that people do not get what they ...
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How can I help an employee improve their communication skills?

Thank you for the comments, they are very helpful and I'll bring the important part for the context, as comments can go away. And thank you for including the example. It's a bit weird because I don't ...
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