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Type1. Lack of understanding from Employers

Discussion in 'Jobs and Employment' started by jay1989, Dec 7, 2016.

  1. barry54

    barry54 Type 2 · Member

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    Interesting post this one, I was manager in a large organisation for decades and regularly carried out return to work discussions,
    The idea of that discussion is to build on the information already at hand with the manager, a good manager will be making contact with you from the first day of your absence and maintain that contact throughout the absence period so the discussion on your return should be centred around how the company with your participation and flexibility can help you maintain a good attendance pattern, but nothing should come as a surprise to either you or your manager at the discussion meeting.
    You sound as though you've been unlucky with the virus but the T1 should not be something that you and any reasonable manger could not resolve together. Managers instinctively do not like sick absence, It cost money and losses productivity.
    Another problem you need to avoid is being treated as a special case, millions of people live very productive lives with T1
    ( Our Prime minister for one ) and you can too, the biggest problem you really have is your supervisor and managers sound very unprofessional.
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