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Old 01-13-2018, 02:45 AM
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My annual review is all how the last 2 months have gone with my immediate supervisor. Thankfully, I'm killing it.
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I generally don't notice when people aren't drinking alcohol. Teetotalers will often get something that has a lime in it or has color, which I just assume has alcohol in it when it turns out there's not. Pretty clever imo.
Club soda with a lime looks like a vodka or gin and tonic
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Can you order a non-alcoholic beverage and maybe a salad (if you are a health-nut).
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you sound pretty miserable. are you doing anything to improve your skills so you can move into a more analytical role once your job is automated? if you feel unhappy about not going to the social events then have you considered any solution so that you could go?
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Think about which is worse:

1. Going to the social event and ordering a non-alcoholic beverage and something healthy to eat.

2. Not going at all and being the person who "isn't that social." I've actually seen someone with this label at a health insurer I temped at. At a social event holiday lunch off-site someone asked where's "X"? and the supervisor said, "X isn't that social."
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This year's discussion was fun.

Boss: Nonlnear, you are great at digging deep into the hard problems and coming up with workable solutions. The main area of concern is attention to detail. When you are doing your deep dives, you sometimes let little things slip by the wayside.
Me: Sounds like I need a secretary.
Boss: Secretaries have been disappearing - except for senior management. I used to have one, and would like to have one too, so I don't see you getting one... unless you're meant to be an exec and you're just in too low of a position.
Me: Your words, not mine.
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I don't think we have yearly reviews, at least for now. I setup my own meeting to set priorities for 2018...
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This year's discussion was fun.

Boss: Nonlnear, you are great at digging deep into the hard problems and coming up with workable solutions. The main area of concern is attention to detail. When you are doing your deep dives, you sometimes let little things slip by the wayside.
Me: Sounds like I need a secretary.
Boss: Secretaries have been disappearing - except for senior management. I used to have one, and would like to have one too, so I don't see you getting one... unless you're meant to be an exec and you're just in too low of a position.
Me: Your words, not mine.
This is hilarious
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This year's discussion was fun.

Boss: Nonlnear, you are great at digging deep into the hard problems and coming up with workable solutions. The main area of concern is attention to detail. When you are doing your deep dives, you sometimes let little things slip by the wayside.
Me: Sounds like I need a secretary.
Boss: Secretaries have been disappearing - except for senior management. I used to have one, and would like to have one too, so I don't see you getting one... unless you're meant to be an exec and you're just in too low of a position.
Me: Your words, not mine.
Heh.
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Got 1.8% raise lol.

Actually after last week had passed and I didn't even got a meeting I wasn't expecting anything.
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