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Subject:Re: Into the Frying Pan From:kafkascampi <kafkascampi -at- gmail -dot- com> To:Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com> Date:Wed, 7 Oct 2015 10:09:44 -0700
A certain Johnny Paycheck song comes to mind too. You answered your
own question--you can afford to leave, so leave. And microwave a fish
before you go.
OK, maybe not the fish part.
On Wed, Oct 7, 2015 at 9:51 AM, Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> 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
> *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
>> Gene Kim-Eng
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