Boss invited me to dinner, even though he passed me over for the job I'm already doing and doesn't really like me. How do I decline?
I'm a temp. who's been working with his research team since 10/2019 and the job is set to end in 3/2020. I found out, from an announcement he made, at our comp. conference, that he posted the job as a permanent position, without even asking if I'd be interested. In the job description, it says training will be provided by team member and 2 weeks at research lab in Colorado. That team member is me. So I'm expected to train someone to do what I am doing, but they get the perks of being perm.
- Ron AkiaLv 61 month ago
I would inform him that it's against your principle's to date a supervisor and remain firm about it. At the same time I'd be thinking about looking elsewhere for a new job. It sounds as he may be interested in you sex8ually and will offer you a great future with the company should you accept.
- IambiLv 41 month ago
If your nice to him maybe he will give you a better job and more!
- NitroLv 51 month ago
I would go. This is an opportunity for your boss to get to know you in a different context. And who knows? It might lead to better opportunities for you in the workplace. You can't lose anything by going. Worst-case scenario: You don't ever have to go to dinner with your boss again.
- 1 month ago
If you don't go then your boss could make your life so bad to make you quit or will do all they can to fire you.
Rejecting this could have terrible results
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- Brandon CLv 41 month ago
You have to go dude, you have no idea why he is inviting you out. He could have other things in store for you, he may want to offer you a different perm job with the company. If you decline, your probably going to lose out on an opportunity. Bosses don't invite you out to dinner to just hang out. Worst case scenario, you leave him with a solid impression of you.
This is how the game is played, don't miss out on an opportunity because your pissed, I get why your pissed but like I said you may get an even better opportunity which is possibly the reason he wants to sit down with you.
- TexpersonLv 71 month ago
Go out to dinner. At dinner you can tell boss how interested you are in the job coming up. How you hope he will consider you for it. Often, in the more casual atmosphere of social interaction you can talk more freely. Maybe, just maybe, he's inviting you to offer you the job......
Go, be friendly and talk honestly, saying you'd love the job is a good thing and may get it for you.
- Anonymous1 month ago
you can't... this will make things worse if you decline. just suck it up and go.