Re: Average Hours Worked

Subject: Re: Average Hours Worked
From: Bruce Byfield <bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2002 12:01:45 -0700

bryan -dot- westbrook -at- amd -dot- com wrote:

My take on the whole "Cult of Long Hours" situation is that it is just another manifestation of our victim culture. The people who are bragging about their long hours are really saying, "Look at how much I suffer for my job. Woe is me. Respect me because I am so overworked."

I'm not sure. Rather than claiming that they're victims, these cultists sound to me as though they're boasting. Some of them are boasting about their dedication, and others are boasting about their stamina, but all of them seem proud of what they're doing.

Personally, I take pride in the fact that I am quick enough and organized enough that I rarely need over-time.

Bruce Byfield bbyfield -at- axionet -dot- com 604.421.7177

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