Monday, September 22, 2008

Replaced by Owner's Son as Manager

I was hired three months ago to replace the manager of the company, who also happens to be the owner’s son. The son was suppose to go out on his own and work for another company... (Continue reading)


Anonymous said...

Thanks Susan, Great Advice!

Anonymous said...

Same situation happened to me, an executive of a firm. The son’s girlfriend’s recent employment found me out of a job. The owner offered to write me a letters of recommendation (yes, plural), but failed to comply with his promise.

Nepotism and The Good Ol’ Boy system are still prevalent in large and small companies, hopefully not all companies. Some leaders of family owned companies truly feel nepotism is a valid method of running a business, and that their employees just “need to understand that.”

Good luck to you!