"Professional Goals"- Ugh - page 2

Anyone else have the pleasure of these lovely meetings where you have to sit down with a manager of some sort and make up goals and a plan? It irks me to no end that the fact that I am keeping kids... Read More

  1. by   Been there,done that
    Twice a year I have to play that corporate game. It is indeed ridiculous.

    Sorry about your loss, but I would not be working. I took a month off when my parents passed. Simply not up to it.
  2. by   Windchaser22
    My goal is to take an uninterrupted lunch. Never gonna happen, but it's a goal. One of my actual goals is to have 100% of my screenings complete before Thanksgiving.
  3. by   JenTheSchoolRN
    Quote from Windchaser22
    My goal is to take an uninterrupted lunch. Never gonna happen, but it's a goal.
    My goal one year was to take a 15 minute, uninterrupted break outside of my office every day. My boss even supported it.

    It never happened consistently. But, oh did I try! On a good week, I was able to accomplish it 2 days/5. Several weeks were 0/5.
  4. by   AutumnDraidean
    Oh I hate these things, My employer just sent me mine for the year and I don't (Thankfully) have to develop any "Goals" When I worked Mother Baby somebody ding'd me on my "Leadership" skills and i politely told them off "I have nobody to lead, I'm not a manager, nor a charge nurse. If I did try to lead I'd be interfering with the charge nurse, wouldn't I? I'm a worker bee, let me work!"
  5. by   Amethya
    I'm thinking of asking this of my admin because I feel this would help me more, to have goals and work together to achieve them.

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