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Old 06-25-2018, 10:10 PM
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We rotate far, faaar too frequently for anyone to get too attached to working with anyone else.

I've had 8 different bosses in 8 years. Coworkers... too many to count.
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Sounds great in theory, rare to see in practice, most people are too afraid of burning a bridge to be honest in an exit interview, if the company even does one.
When I left my last job, I gave candid about my project manager and director. I even had exit meetings with my VP and SVP to explain why I was leaving. It didn't seem to change much...
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Boss yes. I was a senior level manager in the actuarial department and had to get approval to replace a PC that was incapable of running the software required of the analyst. It cost $800 and my VP made me write a proposal. At my bill rate, it cost more for me to write the proposal than it would have cost to replace the PC. When I brought this up, he was very upset with me for not being diligent with company assets. I shook my head and started looking for a new job.
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$800 for a computer? What is this, an actuarial department for ants?
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Boss yes. I was a senior level manager in the actuarial department and had to get approval to replace a PC that was incapable of running the software required of the analyst. It cost $800 and my VP made me write a proposal. At my bill rate, it cost more for me to write the proposal than it would have cost to replace the PC. When I brought this up, he was very upset with me for not being diligent with company assets. I shook my head and started looking for a new job.
Was your analyst's PC incapable of running the software used for proposals?
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We rotate far, faaar too frequently for anyone to get too attached to working with anyone else.

I've had 8 different bosses in 8 years. Coworkers... too many to count.
I have eight different bosses right now.

Eight, Bob. So that means that when I make a mistake, I have eight different people coming by to tell me about it. That's my only real motivation is not to be hassled; that, and the fear of losing my job. But you know, Bob, that will only make someone work just hard enough not to get fired.
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I have eight different bosses right now.

Eight, Bob. So that means that when I make a mistake, I have eight different people coming by to tell me about it. That's my only real motivation is not to be hassled; that, and the fear of losing my job. But you know, Bob, that will only make someone work just hard enough not to get fired.
Did you not get that memo about your TPS reports?
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I have eight different bosses right now.

Eight, Bob. So that means that when I make a mistake, I have eight different people coming by to tell me about it. That's my only real motivation is not to be hassled; that, and the fear of losing my job. But you know, Bob, that will only make someone work just hard enough not to get fired.
Clearly you're a straight shooter with upper management potential written all over you. Still need you to go ahead and come in this Saturday, though.
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Not because of one particular coworker, but I did leave a place because I thought overall, the people lacked talent. It might be a good place for one to coast, but it wasn't for me.

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