Re: Life Priorities

Subject: Re: Life Priorities
From: Ginna Watts <gwatts -at- PIM -dot- BC -dot- CA>
Date: Fri, 14 Feb 1997 10:32:00 -0800

Frankly I liked the ad. I've been at my job six months. I took it because I
contracted for them, and liked the casual, relaxed atmosphere. Six months
later, the company has grown exponentially, I have an unbelievable workload,
and I get snide comments about the fact that I'm not committed enough to
work Saturdays. Every company has a different culture - at least this one is
being very up-front about what they want and expect from an employee. There
won't be any surprises like mine when they start. I prefer honesty in


At 11:25 AM 2/14/97 -0600, you wrote:

>I'm not advocating that anyone neglect or abandon their family to do
>their job. I am saying that most companies act in their own self
>interests. If they have a job that requires 50+ hour weeks for long
>durations, they serve themselves and the applicant's best interests by
>stating that there are long hours and pressure with the job. Therefore,
>a family-person may pass up on the job before applying. Whereas, a
>non-family person, such as myself, may relish such a position.
>Mike Wing
Ginna Watts - Technical Writer
Pacific International Mapping Corp.
gwatts -at- pim -dot- bc -dot- ca

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