Hello guys, it’s Feature Friday! Every Friday I would be sharing a real life experience and situation of a reader who needs my opinion. If you have a situation that you need my opinion on, email me on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Read the situation and my opinion below. The names have been changed to protect the identity of the person being featured. Enjoy!
My name is Anulika and I am a banker at one of those big banks here in Nigeria. As you probably know, banking jobs are very demanding but mine is even more demanding because my boss is a FRAUDSTER.
Not only is she a fraudster but she sweet talks her employees into being a witness to the fraud. It is so bad that she puts you in a tight corner where you cannot escape and also gives you a share of her loot so you wouldn’t even think of ratting her out.
The worst part is you dare not refuse her offer or she would make the office a living hell for you. To top it all up, she has a relationship with the top management so there is really nobody to report her to and whenever I remember appraisal, I just don’t even bother.
Please help me OUR. I am fed up of her escapades. How can I get her to stop luring me into her shady ways without it costing me my job? Any advice? Please help!
This is really a tight corner your boss has got you into. I remember one time when I also had a boss who was very demanding and worst of all she tried pimping me out to her rich clients to ensure she got the deal.
As much as the job was very profitable for me, salary and commission wise, I had to make a decision that was in my best interest and was the right thing to do. I decided that if SHE (my boss) wanted to sleep with her clients to get the deal then that was her prerogative.
But as for her trying to boss me into using MY body to make money for HER then she had got to be out of her senses. Yes! I quit my job and that was the best decision I ever made. Afterwards, I then realized that I wasn’t spending as much time with my family as I should have been due to my over demanding boss and ridiculous working hours.
It took me about five months but I eventually landed my dream job with VERY FLEXIBLE working hours that allows me be diligent at my work place and also available for my wifely and motherly duties.
My point is if you are not happy with your situation, you are the only one that has the power to change it. If you do not walk away, you would not discover that incredible opportunity waiting somewhere around the corner.
So take that bold step and do not let your boss lure you into crime because if you do get caught remember she has a relationship with the top management who might just be able to get her out of the mess while you remain the scapegoat who would have to pay for her crime.
I hope I have been of help. Thanks for sharing.
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