I just had to pass this on I thuoght it was funny and sad too I guess! My question is, what does the poor writer claim to be doing when he is actually doing his boss’s job – what goes on his schedule?
When I first got my new job, my boss, Steve, asked me to write a one-page report for the executive manager.
“Be sure to send the report directly to me,” Steve said.
“You don’t want me to send it to the executive manager?” I asked.
“I don’t. I want to check it before he sees it.”
“I’m a fairly good writer,” I said. “I got As in high-school English, and I run spell check on all my correspondence before sending it out.”
“It’s not that I don’t trust you,” Steve said. “It’s that I want to review the report’s content prior to the executive manager reading it.”
“Are you afraid I’m going to say something offensive?” I asked.
“I just have to review it before he sees it. Employees are not permitted to e-mail the executive manager directly. Only managers can e-mail the executive…
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