Re: Into the Frying Pan

Subject: Re: Into the Frying Pan
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2015 12:51:54 -0400

Thanks, all, and please keep it coming.

I especially appreciate the responses from you long-time Whirlers who know
exactly the situation in which I now find myself (again*).

Two songs come to mind:

*Killing Floor* - Electric Flag (yeah, I know it's a cover)
*Won't Get Fooled Again* - Who

> Chris

*The first occurred almost 10 years ago on a Deloitte-(mis)run project for
the CA Dept. of Workers' Comp. There I had what now appears to be the same
manager, albeit of an opposing gender. And I found Deloitte to be much like
Amway, in that freshman managers recruited mirror-fogging warm bodies so as
to become sophomore(ic) managers.

On Wed, Oct 7, 2015 at 12:30 PM, Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> wrote:

> I would go.
>
> Remember that bit of boilerplate in new hire letters that refers to a
> probationary period? Don't forget that you are also evaluating them.
>
> It doesn't sound to me as if there's any great payback for success in this
> position. And you're new enough on the job that you can just leave it off
> your resume.
>
> The only real question is, go right now, or find another position first,
> and that's determined by your stress level and the reserves in your bank
> account.
>
> Gene Kim-Eng
>
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Into the Frying Pan: From: Chris Morton
Re: Into the Frying Pan: From: Chris Morton
Re: Into the Frying Pan: From: Gene Kim-Eng

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