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Subject:Re: Into the Frying Pan From:Christine Frank <christinebfrank -at- gmail -dot- com> To:salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com Date:Wed, 7 Oct 2015 12:00:14 -0500
We-elllll . . . you said to keep it coming . . .
Book clubs (remember those?) used to have a thing called "negative option"
where you would reply only if you DIDN'T want the book sent.
I think that if there is anyone on this list who thinks Chris should stay
at this place, that person should write and say so. Otherwise, Chris,
please assume that ALL of us think you should leave. Call your recruiter
(or not). And definitely do not feel that you have to add this to your
And yes, we have all been there. (I have even been at Deloitte!)
And do let us know what happens!
On Wed, Oct 7, 2015 at 11:51 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
> > 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
> > 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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