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Subject:RE: Documents on the web From:"Bonita White" <bwhite -at- youcentric -dot- com> To:"'TECHWR-L'" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Thu, 12 Oct 2000 12:22:48 -0400
> Unfortunately, it happens. I once worked for a company that would not let
> me take my own personal days, and pay for a conference out of my own
> I was told that the days I was gone, I would have no billable hours so I
> could not use my personal days in that way. I was young and dumb and
> know any better, so I didn't go. A manager went, a new documentation
> manager who was also new to the field--he came from CS&S--went and came
> and told us that he didn't learn anything that he didn't already
> he said was that it was a waste of his time--and he didn't present
> Very scary!!