Can’t Get Work Done But No Help From Boss

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about¬† boss not helping: How do I approach this? I am taking over a coworker’s workload, which I haven’t done in 3 months. When we sat down 3 months ago, he said he would be available to answer any questions.

I recently changed jobs in the same company.¬† Every time I reach out for help, my boss says I am complaining and didn’t take good notes. How do I approach this? I am taking over a coworker’s workload, which I haven’t done in 3 months. When we sat down 3 months ago, he said he would be available to answer any questions I have when I do the work in the future. But now he is swamped with projects, and does not have the time to help me. When I tell my boss this, he tells me that I basically didn’t take good notes and that I am complaining. On Friday my coworker said he would be available over the weekend but hasn’t responded to my emails, voice mails, or texts since Friday.

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