Re: Workplace issues

Subject: Re: Workplace issues
From: "Caroline Tabach" <caroline -dot- tabach -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "quills -at- airmail -dot- net" <quills -at- airmail -dot- net>
Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2008 10:14:42 +0300

And what about posts on this list, where, when discussing how writers
find it hard to find out what is going on in R&D and people have said
that they gain valuable information about what is going on in R&D by
chatting to people in their coffee breaks?
Even breaks where people seem to be idly chatting can be useful

On 7/22/08, quills -at- airmail -dot- net <quills -at- airmail -dot- net> wrote:
> I really find all this rather humorous, in a gallows humor sort of way.
> I will give value for what I am hired to do. However, expecting 100%
> use of your time on the job from 8-5 is most unrealistic. No one, not
> even CEOs devote all of their time to the company during a day. You
> are paid for your time, and to accomplish a job. That is all. The
> concept that they own all of your time is ludicrous.
> Bathroom breaks? Breaks for rest? Clear your mind? Avoid repetitive
> stress injuries?
> Let us get real. Any manager who insists upon 100% all the time with
> no personal business occurring is not only unreasonable, they are not
> close to being a leader, and what is worse, they probably are not
> effective as a manager in the first place.
> I have a life. And if a company cannot accept that, I won't work for
> them. Good luck to them, because they will need it. I'll probably
> avoid their product as well.
> --
Caroline Tabach
Technical Writer
e-mail: caroline -dot- tabach -at- gmail -dot- com

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