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About To Quit My Job,pls Advice by Daisy7712: 9:45am On May 12, 2019
I work in an organization where we deal with customers on a daily basis, Sometimes customers will have issues with their transactions,and we will call our boss about the customers complaints, all the time we call him (he is not always around) he will tell us he will get back to us,most times he won't, meanwhile the customer is waiting, sometimes he or she will rain abuses on us, telling us how incompetent our boss is,
Fast forward to last week,I wrote him a text about this particular issue, the text is as follows (sir pls,always endeavor to get back to us on time,because not all customers have the patient to wait,the few ones that can wait won't leave without saying series of degrading comments)that is how my boss drive straight to the office from wherever he was,and started raining insults on me,that who gave me the guts to write to him in such manner, I just open mouth. I was like, sir I didn't mean it that way o.I was just trying to let u know the issues we face here on a daily basis. He just no wan hear o.

I heard from a colleague that he threatened to fire me because of the text,that they were the ones that begged him not to.

Yesterday was my off day,(we work Monday to Saturdays) u are only allowed off once a month on Saturdays only,we the staff have a roster for rotating it.)
I was at home relaxing when he called me shouting at his end,y didn't I give him notice before I took my off.

Conclusion: This job is adding no meaning to my life,on top of being bombarded every day with insults from customers and boss.Now my colleagues are saying I should apologize to him.
Should I apologize or quit??
Note: your honest opinion needed
Re: About To Quit My Job,pls Advice by ifex370(m): 9:58am On May 12, 2019
Daisy7712:
I work in an organization where we deal with customers on a daily basis, Sometimes customers will have issues with their transactions,and we will call our boss about the customers complaints, all the time we call him (he is not always around) he will tell us he will get back to us,most times he won't, meanwhile the customer is waiting, sometimes he or she will rain abuses on us, telling us how incompetent our boss is,
Fast forward to last week,I wrote him a text about this particular issue, the text is as follows (sir pls,always endeavor to get back to us on time,because not all customers have the patient to wait,the few ones that can wait won't leave without saying series of degrading comments)that is how my boss drive straight to the office from wherever he was,and started raining insults on me,that who gave me the guts to write to him in such manner, I just open mouth. I was like, sir I didn't mean it that way o.I was just trying to let u know the issues we face here on a daily basis. He just no wan hear o.

I heard from a colleague that he threatened to fire me because of the text,that they were the ones that begged him not to.

Yesterday was my off day,(we work Monday to Saturdays) u are only allowed off once a month on Saturdays only,we the staff have a roster for rotating it.)
I was at home relaxing when he called me shouting at his end,y didn't I give him notice before I took my off.

Conclusion: This job is adding no meaning to my life,on top of being bombarded every day with insults from customers and boss.Now my colleagues are saying I should apologize to him.
Should I apologize or quit??
Note: your honest opinion needed


Op. The only difference between your story and mine is that I already quit


grin grin.


Customers call, Lagos traffic stress, coupled with the non secure working environment.

I just sent my stuff in. People think I'm being irrational, but the truth is I still have no regrets.


Just looking unto God now for something greater to do with my time. and I know He won't disappoint.

He gave me the first job... He will give me a better one.

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Re: About To Quit My Job,pls Advice by ifex370(m): 10:04am On May 12, 2019
Daisy7712:
I work in an organization where we deal with customers on a daily basis, Sometimes customers will have issues with their transactions,and we will call our boss about the customers complaints, all the time we call him (he is not always around) he will tell us he will get back to us,most times he won't, meanwhile the customer is waiting, sometimes he or she will rain abuses on us, telling us how incompetent our boss is,
Fast forward to last week,I wrote him a text about this particular issue, the text is as follows (sir pls,always endeavor to get back to us on time,because not all customers have the patient to wait,the few ones that can wait won't leave without saying series of degrading comments)that is how my boss drive straight to the office from wherever he was,and started raining insults on me,that who gave me the guts to write to him in such manner, I just open mouth. I was like, sir I didn't mean it that way o.I was just trying to let u know the issues we face here on a daily basis. He just no wan hear o.

I heard from a colleague that he threatened to fire me because of the text,that they were the ones that begged him not to.

Yesterday was my off day,(we work Monday to Saturdays) u are only allowed off once a month on Saturdays only,we the staff have a roster for rotating it.)
I was at home relaxing when he called me shouting at his end,y didn't I give him notice before I took my off.

Conclusion: This job is adding no meaning to my life,on top of being bombarded every day with insults from customers and boss.Now my colleagues are saying I should apologize to him.
Should I apologize or quit??
Note: your honest opinion needed


That being said, I can't advice you to quit.


Try humble yourself and apologize to your boss.


But let this be a motivation for you getting a new job.

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Re: About To Quit My Job,pls Advice by Tonnie2014: 10:06am On May 12, 2019
@daisy...wat did u study plus wats d salary range there?
Re: About To Quit My Job,pls Advice by Ghost1994: 10:28am On May 12, 2019
Op! My advice is that you shouldn’t quit the job yet. Yoruba/English says a bird at hand is better than 1 billion in the bush’ you don’t know what you gonna face in other job you’re getting so apologize to him till God do better for you. Issasimple stuff tongue

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Re: About To Quit My Job,pls Advice by haywayboi(m): 10:48am On May 12, 2019
bro... no work place wey shit no dey...
na u go find way of making the job add value to u..
if u quit without new job waiting.. guy.... insult wey dey outside pass the one u dey face.. if u know u know.
just let peace reign , beg him n continue ur life.
u too lie to the customer .. network or server no respond fast!!

still keep searching as person wet dey where u which to work .. nestle, P&G , Wamco, shell.. are also still searching for the best job..


God will help us all...

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Re: About To Quit My Job,pls Advice by sparog(m): 12:02pm On May 12, 2019
Bro, my humble advise is that you should not quit without having a plan on your next line of action and how to go about it

Inasmuch as your current job is hard, unemployment is harder ooh
Re: About To Quit My Job,pls Advice by DrSam4(m): 2:20pm On May 12, 2019
He's the BOSS!!!
Apologize my dear friend!
Learn how to communicate!!!

Read 360 degree leader by John Max

You've got any job alternative? GTFO if yes!
But if you'd like to continue, humbly apologize & clarify him!
Re: About To Quit My Job,pls Advice by pjoy2010: 2:38pm On May 12, 2019
You need to think TWICE !
Re: About To Quit My Job,pls Advice by Bugatie(m): 3:18pm On May 12, 2019
Op the “sir please endeavor to....” line came out rude sounds more like a subtle instruction, you’ve poked his ego and most bosses hate such.

You can choose to resign and get another job since you said it’s not adding no value to you or humbly apologize to your boss and move on.

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Re: About To Quit My Job,pls Advice by Yuceeluv(f): 3:20pm On May 12, 2019
He is your boss, not your padi whom you can text whenever you like.

In a formal organisation, there are ways things are done. No matter how polite a situation looks, if it is going against certain basic rules, IT IS WRONG. What happened with waiting for whenever he comes back from wherever before going to his office to explain to him challenges you usually face in his absence?

About quitting, I know how frustrating a job can get. I resigned from my bank job because of it. I had #2.3m at the time I resigned but right now, I am praying to get back that job. Money was invested terribly(this includes loaning some to someone I held dear to my heart)...Everything down the drain at the moment.

My point? don't leave that job until you have another CERTAIN means of income.

As it is always said, there is someone out there wishing to be in your shoes.

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Re: About To Quit My Job,pls Advice by jesmond3945: 3:55pm On May 12, 2019
Op you made a big mistake. Your boss never valued the business as much as you do. Since thats the case you would have just flowed with the happenings. If the insult was much just resign but I understand you wanted the boss to step up but pride would not allow him to. Apologize to him and mind your business henceforth. As far as I am concerned, you did nothing wrong.

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Re: About To Quit My Job,pls Advice by DeSepiero(m): 4:38pm On May 12, 2019
Poor communication skills.
You just added 'please' in an instruction to your boss.

Your boss could be having a bad day already.
Re: About To Quit My Job,pls Advice by MicroBox: 6:07pm On May 12, 2019
Don't quit.. But if you want to, save money that will sustain for six month after quitting.
Job hunting and receiving offer letter takes withing 3 to 6 months.
Plan and don't quit because of pride.
Re: About To Quit My Job,pls Advice by lilmax(m): 6:12pm On May 12, 2019
you think quitting magically gives you another in 10 seconds?

you dey behave like those children when go pack their things commot house only to show up because they are hungry grin

use your head o

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Re: About To Quit My Job,pls Advice by Babamide(m): 7:51pm On May 12, 2019
Quitting is not the best option except you are ready to be your own boss. All jobs have their own peculiar problem and issue. Customer is king in any establishment but your text to your boss was very rude. You should improve your communication and customer service skill and try to search for another job on the side
Re: About To Quit My Job,pls Advice by Nicklaus619(m): 8:33pm On May 12, 2019
Op your boss is insensitive and an ego maniac, I personally prefer working with group of people like you, people that will tell u truth to your face, and saving you a fortune and not some assistance kissing psychophants, BTW I will advice you to apologize to your boss And start looking foe another work and dont hasitate to dump him and his job like bad habit when u finally get another better one,
Good luck bro cool

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Re: About To Quit My Job,pls Advice by Gbadebo01(m): 10:39pm On May 12, 2019
DrSam4:
He's the BOSS!!!
Apologize my dear friend!
Learn how to communicate!!!

Read 360 degree leader by John Max

You've got any job alternative? GTFO if yes!
But if you'd like to continue, humbly apologize & clarify him!

Sir, do u have an idea how the op is meant to communicate with wat has been said?
Re: About To Quit My Job,pls Advice by suogal(f): 5:19pm On May 18, 2019
Daisy7712:
I work in an organization where we deal with customers on a daily basis, Sometimes customers will have issues with their transactions,and we will call our boss about the customers complaints, all the time we call him (he is not always around) he will tell us he will get back to us,most times he won't, meanwhile the customer is waiting, sometimes he or she will rain abuses on us, telling us how incompetent our boss is,
Fast forward to last week,I wrote him a text about this particular issue, the text is as follows (sir pls,always endeavor to get back to us on time,because not all customers have the patient to wait,the few ones that can wait won't leave without saying series of degrading comments)that is how my boss drive straight to the office from wherever he was,and started raining insults on me,that who gave me the guts to write to him in such manner, I just open mouth. I was like, sir I didn't mean it that way o.I was just trying to let u know the issues we face here on a daily basis. He just no wan hear o.

I heard from a colleague that he threatened to fire me because of the text,that they were the ones that begged him not to.

Yesterday was my off day,(we work Monday to Saturdays) u are only allowed off once a month on Saturdays only,we the staff have a roster for rotating it.)
I was at home relaxing when he called me shouting at his end,y didn't I give him notice before I took my off.

Conclusion: This job is adding no meaning to my life,on top of being bombarded every day with insults from customers and boss.Now my colleagues are saying I should apologize to him.
Should I apologize or quit??
Note: your honest opinion needed

I understand How you feel Op. I have been in similar position b4. Pls don't quit until you get another job. Intensify your search for a better job, it would come. Also know that one has to be extremely careful with written messages as it can always be referred to. In that light I would say it's is wrong to say "Pls always endeavour" to you boss. Forget the pls... always endeavour is a command (disrespectful).I would rather you don't text him at all, but if you must, It would have been better if you said "Sir, Please I would love if you could respond on time so as to attend to customers promptly thereby increasing customer relationship and continuity as customers seems to be in haste at times."...
Customers insults are nothing. Learn to shield yourself from their insults, don't ever take their insults personal. As long as you keep working with customers anywhere you go, you will have to learn to deal with their various behaviour. I wish you all the best

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Re: About To Quit My Job,pls Advice by Gbengageorge: 10:24am On May 24, 2019
This story is why I like Nairaland. It is said as it is. It is the truth and nothing but the truth. OP should just start praying, fasting and sending his CV for another place.



Yuceeluv:
He is your boss, not your padi whom you can text whenever you like.

In a formal organisation, there are ways things are done. No matter how polite a situation looks, if it is going against certain basic rules, IT IS WRONG. What happened with waiting for whenever he comes back from wherever before going to his office to explain to him challenges you usually face in his absence?

About quitting, I know how frustrating a job can get. I resigned from my bank job because of it. I had #2.3m at the time I resigned but right now, I am praying to get back that job. Money was invested terribly(this includes loaning some to someone I held dear to my heart)...Everything down the drain at the moment.

My point? don't leave that job until you have another CERTAIN means of income.

As it is always said, there is someone out there wishing to be in your shoes.
Re: About To Quit My Job,pls Advice by Gbengageorge: 10:26am On May 24, 2019
What if he didnt say please, will that not be worse?

DeSepiero:
Poor communication skills.
You just added 'please' in an instruction to your boss.

Your boss could be having a bad day already.



Re: About To Quit My Job,pls Advice by Nobody: 10:53am On May 24, 2019
OP, go through this my previous thread and learn from it. Then you can decide what to do.

https://www.nairaland.com/4732271/experience-working-one-man-business

For sometime now, I've been passing through my former office (where I resigned from) and I've not been seeing any form of activity. So I made my findings, couldn't believe the company has folded up. This happened four (4) months ago. Majority of the clients terminated their contracts with the company due to poor service delivery. It was so disheartening I must confess but at the same time, it's a lesson learnt.
Don't take advantage of people and never take their commitment and loyalty for granted.

I wish him luck in his future endeavours and hope he has learned from this.
Re: About To Quit My Job,pls Advice by MCLION1(f): 9:49pm On May 24, 2019
I had a terrible experience with my former employer, I nearly resigned without a job, I increased my job search and prayer points. God still answers prayer, I have the best boss now. Apologize to him, increase your job search, and pray like Hannah did to get her Samuel.
I will like to share this on LinkedIn.

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