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Subject:RE: Pleasing a Manager From:"Smith, Martin" <martin -dot- smith -at- encorp -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:Wed, 7 Aug 2002 20:47:14 -0600
I've weathered difficult economic times with companies in the past and have
seen managers come and go. If everything is as you have described it, you
need a few allies. Ask yourself, are the technical people who review your
documentation happy with your work? What about the technical support people?
Do the sales and marketing people show your documents to potential
You have to walk a difficult line of not intimidating your manager while at
the same time making sure that everyone in the company who matters knows
that you're producing quality work. When the next pay period comes around,
you're likely to retain your position over your manager.
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