Backgroung Jobs - Can i run jobs for now?

Hello Everyone,
Am try to delete 5000 pricing rule from my ERP instant and it is taking me over almost 7 hours. Everyting i select 500 record and click delete it seam it create background jobs however it seam the job only delete a small amount of record at time. Am using version v13.11.1. when i was using version v11 i could delete 1000 record at a time and you could see the delete progress and it just work. now am not sure what it is doing. can someone help me to undersatnd may be there is some setting for background jobs i can tweek.