Re: Into the Frying Pan

Subject: Re: Into the Frying Pan
From: Ken Poshedly <poshedly -at- bellsouth -dot- net>
To: kafkascampi <kafkascampi -at- gmail -dot- com>, Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 7 Oct 2015 17:23:40 +0000 (UTC)

Yes!Yes! Do the fish-thing! They deserve it! I work for an Asian company (most of the staff is like the TV show title "fresh off the boat". One of them routinely used to microwave a fish for lunch. We couldn't even go IN to the break room for hours.
So what're they gonna do? Sue you?



On Wednesday, October 7, 2015 1:09 PM, kafkascampi <kafkascampi -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:



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.

Chris

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
>
>> 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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