RE: The writer who didn't work out

Subject: RE: The writer who didn't work out
From: "Murrell, Thomas" <TMurrell -at- alldata -dot- net>
To: TECHWR-L <TECHWR-L -at- LISTS -dot- RAYCOMM -dot- COM>, "'Scottie Lover'" <iluvscotties -at- mindspring -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 6 Dec 1999 07:57:57 -0500

Scottie Lover wrote, in part:

> Please remember that the prospective company's employees are probably
> loyal
> to their employer, and thus reluctant to candidly tell a stranger not to
> take a job there.
>
<SNIP>

<\SNIP>
> and
> stressed that, even if I thought she shouldn't work there, I could not say
> so since my first loyalty was to the company. In other words, although I
> was very happy there, there was a chance that she wouldn't be -- and, as a
> loyal employee, I couldn't bring myself to talk people out of coming to
> work there.
>
My comments are NOT meant as sarcasm. I am genuinely surprised, and
touched, that after nearly ten years of downsizing and "right sizing" when
loyalty to employees was shredded in corporate America, I am genuinely
surprised to find someone who is loyal to an employer.

Scottie Lover, I hope you never find YOUR loyalty misplaced.

Tom Murrell




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