Re: Jealousy in the work place

Subject: Re: Jealousy in the work place
From: John Posada <jposada99 -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Susan Tamaoki <tamaoki_s -at- yahoo -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 8 Mar 2010 15:59:31 -0500

> I've thought long and hard about the negativity around me and have decided to
> keep taking the high road and let my work speak for itself. I keep my work area
> organized and decorate it with plants, family photos, and artwork from my kids
> to make it more cheerful. I don't try to retaliate and I don't complain to the people
> I work with. To protect myself from comments like "Why is she away from her
> desk for so long? Maybe she is shopping." -  I make a point of keeping in
> close touch with my manager so he knows exactly what I'm working on, when
> I have meetings, and so on, even on the days I work from home. I keep extra
> backups of everything I work on, and make sure that my work is done on time,
> even if it means a little unpaid overtime.

And how long do you think you can keep up with staying a step ahead
before you miss something or don't anticipate something? Sounds like
you are devoting a considerable percentage of your energy doing this
CYA stuff that you could be devotiong to your actual work.

They're bullies and until/unless you publicly call them on their
stunts, they'll only get more and more brazen as they see they can get
away with that crap and become more and more frustrated as they see
what they're trying to do isnt working.

John Posada
Senior Technical Writer
NYMetro STC President

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