Man Quits Job After Being Overlooked for Promotion, But Did He Go Too Far? 😲

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Meet our protagonist, a 28-year-old man who's been with his company for six years. He loves his job, his colleagues, and had every intention of staying with the company for the long haul. But when he was overlooked for a promotion he felt he deserved, everything changed. Let's dive into the story and find out what happened. 😮

The Promotion Opportunity 💼

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Manager's Departure 🚪

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Applying for the Position 📝

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The New Manager 😳

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Feeling Overlooked 😔

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Time for a Change ⏰

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The Aftermath 🌪️

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Clarifications 📌

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The New Boss's Experience 📈

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Revenue Concerns 💰

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Offers and Emotions 🎭

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A Bold Move or a Hasty Decision? 🤔

Our protagonist felt overlooked for a promotion he thought he deserved, so he decided to quit his job and find a new one. While it may have been an emotional decision, he doesn't regret it. But now, his old boss, new boss, and even his partner are questioning his actions. Did he make the right choice, or did he let his emotions get the best of him? Let's see what the internet thinks of this situation... 🍿

Leaving your job is not always an a**hole move. NTA.

GrilledStuffedDragon | GrilledStuffedDragon

Leaving a job without career progression opportunities, NTA. But the company's reaction is a**hole-ish 🤷‍♂️

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NTA. Several people share their experiences of being passed over for promotions.

namorrisn | namorrisn

NTA for leaving after being overlooked for promotion and dealing with unprofessional behavior from new manager 👍

god_in_a_coma | god_in_a_coma

HR professional confirms NTA in promotion snub. Missed career talk.

JuryAffectionate | JuryAffectionate

Letting go after being overlooked for promotion 🤗

IllustriousComplex6 | IllustriousComplex6

Employee considers quitting after being passed up for promotion. 💼

Puppyjito | Puppyjito

Commenter expresses frustration with current work culture and lack of appreciation.

hazeybop | hazeybop

HR worker supports quitting after promotion snub 💪

nessa_ac | nessa_ac

Respectful disagreement on company loyalty and guilt-tripping. 🤔

txsmd | txsmd

Encouraging words for a justified job change 👍

Teacherofnothing | Teacherofnothing

Take charge of your career 💪. Don't let a deadend job suck the life out of you 🙏

JMarie113 | JMarie113

Leaving for a better fit, unprofessional managers. NTA 👍

nonotReallyyyy | nonotReallyyyy

OP is NTA for leaving job, but admits to venting too much to wife 😐

ThisisstupidAFpeople | ThisisstupidAFpeople

Employee quits after being overlooked for promotion. NTA attitude.

SeriousMonkey2019 | SeriousMonkey2019

Overlooked for promotion, but left for a fresh start. Karma?

toerags | toerags

Respect matters. 🙌 NTA for quitting after being overlooked.

Veritas_man | Veritas_man

Taking a gamble on a new company? NTA, more power!

vorpal_static | vorpal_static

Career change may not be worth it, but staying could be worse 🤔

NorthernLitUp | NorthernLitUp

Prioritize what works best for you over loyalty to a company 👍

Scottieofpellinor | Scottieofpellinor

Leaving job with proper notice, NTA. Taking pay cut, risky 🤔

RichardBachman19 | RichardBachman19

Employee quits job, partner blames new female manager. NAH.

GreeneyedSigma | GreeneyedSigma

Leaving a dead-end job for better opportunities 💪

SpiffyMcJiggins | SpiffyMcJiggins

Don't dwell on the past, focus on your skills and talents. 👍

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Overlooked for promotion, but landed an amazing job. Congrats! 👏

helpthe0ld | helpthe0ld

New boss accused OP of sabotaging, upper management terrible at judging.

night5hade | night5hade

Congrats on the new job! NTA for making a move 💪

UpbeatPaleontologist | UpbeatPaleontologist

Empathizing with a justified NTA comment and a hopeful reply 🙏

TacoFox19 | TacoFox19

Respectful resignation after promotion snub, no hard feelings. 🙌

sawdeanz | sawdeanz

Qualified worker quits job, new manager thinks they're sabotaging her? 🤔

starwarschick16 | starwarschick16

Employee quits after being overlooked for promotion, but no AHs here 👍

HygorBohmHubner | HygorBohmHubner

Career advice: be a mercenary, leave professionally, protect self-interests. 🥇

OkCastor | OkCastor

Professionalism wins. Quitting is okay if it's not personal.

yourlittlebirdie | yourlittlebirdie

Don't stick around in a job that doesn't value you 💪

iHeal4Coffee | iHeal4Coffee

NTA. Leaving after being overlooked for promotion and accused of sabotage.

refactor83 | refactor83

Choosing self-respect over a job, and it paid off! 💯

TAJobReviewer | TAJobReviewer

Don't let anyone hold you back from your dreams! 💪

SarcasmandWool | SarcasmandWool

Top performer overlooked for promotion, but is NAH. Commenter explains reasons.

redditerla | redditerla

Quit your job if it doesn't feel right, but don't burn bridges 👍

littlefiddle05 | littlefiddle05

HR's lack of communication and consideration leads to employee quitting. 🙅

exhauta | exhauta

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