Former Co Worker Got Promoted Over Me

Question to AskĀ  the Workplace Doctors about a change of boss and denial by new boss of a promotion:

Hello,I was approached for a promotion by the Director of the company. The Director then put in his notice and quit. The manager of the department that I worked in was promoted to Director. I spoke with her about the promotion that I was working to obtain with the previous Director. She said she was not aware of our discussions, and would not promote me based only on his recommendations.

Several months passed and she decided that we would do a GAP analysis and work toward the promotion. She gave me some extremely complicated tasks which required advanced programming and database knowledge (which I had). I completed all tasks on the GAP analysis.

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