What Can I Do About Not Getting A Promotion?

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about feeling betrayed by boss: She praised my attitude and encouraged me to apply. Not only did I feel that I won her vote, but that the position would definitely be mine.

I find myself in quite the workplace dilemma recently. An internal job posting from my department at work had gone up and I decided to take interest. The new role would’ve kept me within my department as the #2 guy, only behind my boss. Now, mind you, my boss and I had what I thought was a great working relationship. One of the requirements was to seek approval from my current supervisor. I prepared my application and met with my boss to discuss my intentions. She praised my attitude and encouraged me to apply. Not only did I feel that I won her vote, but that the position would definitely be mine.

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