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Amen! I started out as a secretary after I got a degree from a prestigious
university because a liberal arts degree and 2 cents will just get you a cup
From: Jane Credland [SMTP:circe -at- ULTRANET -dot- CA]
Sent: Wednesday, April 22, 1998 8:19 AM
To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
Subject: Re: secretary's day
At 10:34 AM 4/22/98 -0400, Melissa Alton wrote about getting a card
>Frankly I am highly insulted. I feel like issuing a statement
>that while I appreciate the card and being appreciated, I am not a
>WHat do you guys think? Should I just forget it or voice my
I think you need to be very very careful when you talk about this,
make assumptions about secretaries. There are secretaries out there
BA's from prestigious universities and even a few with PhD's ...
the job market sucks in certain fields and secretaries (especially
legal field) get paid damn well. If you ever need a secretary to do
work for you, and you insult *them* while trying to set the record
straight, you'll find yourself in a bind.
If it's a single person, I suggest you talk to them privately. If
from a group, then you have a problem with job identification in