Re: more #$ -at- %#^&$# secretary stuff...

Subject: Re: more #$ -at- %#^&$# secretary stuff...
From: Denise Fritch <dfritch -at- INTELLICORP -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 12 May 1998 11:18:41 -0700


At 11:05 AM 5/12/98 -0700, Wayne Douglass wrote:
>At 01:56 PM 5/12/98 -0400, Mary Durlak wrote:
>> Went to talk to a potential client today. Talked to the Project
>>Coordinator, the lead past them, apparently, because they
>>brought in the Project Manager.
>> He asked a few relevant questions (no cannonballs, no grenades)
>>and then said, "Are you willing to take meeting minutes and make copies?"
>> Does this *happen* to you gentlemen?
>Never. But here in Silicon Valley tech writers are too expensive to be given
>admin work.

Not at all Silicon Valley companies and certainly not for women. I last
worked at a small (35 person) software company. Many times I was
"instructed" to take my work to the front desk and act as the receptionist
and answer telephones.

Denise L. Fritch

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