Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about workload: I work longer and harder but am criticized for inefficiency; how should I react?
My Manager is forcing a workload on me that is unfair in comparison to another worker, who he coincidentally has a stronger friendship with a brown noser. When I attempt to hover around the subject of workload, the only response I get is that I’m not being “efficient” enough. I am confident this is not the case and can prove otherwise. I rarely have time for a lunch break over 15 mins and often need to work unpaid overtime. My counterpart coworker, in the 2 years I’ve known him, has never worked 10 minutes overtime and almost never had less than a 1 hour lunch break. Something tells me also that a constructive dismissal could be in the Manager’s cards, as I believe the workload situation will either lead to a mistake by me or provoke me to crack under the pressure.