Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Bah, Humbug

In the spirit of the holidays, I would like to alert management as to which rules I have instructed my employees to disregard:

1.) No food. The potluck and cookie exchange will be between 11am and 2pm, and employees are strongly encouraged to eat, because, well, it makes them happy. I really don't care what the janitor thinks.

2.) No websurfing. I would like to cordially invite whichever human resource flunky thought this was a good idea to cram this fistful of candy canes up their bum. You might dislodge the stick. Merry Christmas.

3.) No Christmas lights. The individuals who gingerly asked if they were able to put up Christmas decorations were initially told that their lights were a fire hazard. Well, the other departments do it and the call center shouldn't be different. Plus, a nice fire would be pretty festive.

4.) No employee-leader gift giving. You never mind when I give you a present at the holidays, so I'm joining the Secret Santa exchange and that's that.

5.) Dress code. Unless they're exposing themselves or offending their neighbors (because I don't have a single outfit to testify in), I don't care, and you shouldn't either. If they want to be wearing 1,000 flashing light pins that have dancing reindeer on them, I'm fine unless the reindeer have hardons or something... in which case I want to see those pins in the conference room only so we can have a laugh away from the idiots who get offended by stuff like that.

Happy holidays, team!

19 Comments:

At Thu Dec 22, 11:07:00 AM 2005, Blogger Ohpuhleaz said...

I so feel your pain. I also supervise the phones, but my agency is county government. I just got back from taking the ladies out to Christmas lunch.
Give 'em hell!

 
At Tue Dec 27, 05:02:00 AM 2005, Anonymous Evel said...

I wish you were my supervisor.

Merry Christmas.

 
At Thu Feb 02, 01:51:00 PM 2006, Blogger Loopy Supey said...

I too, feel the same way towards my agents. Unfortunately my immediate leaders are "Pro micro-Management". Being an agent once myself, I have an empathy for them and know full well that all nit picking does is raise attrition and piss you off. We are, all of us, people first ... then we are machines.
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At Tue May 30, 07:28:00 AM 2006, Anonymous Anonymous said...

still no connection between bill gates and jon benet. i m sure he will turn up at function with babey beauty queens. 95 or earlier.befor he was b-mailed by patsy.befor he decided enuf was enuf and .orged a plan to get master disk from john. he implemented plan xmas96.he has not been implicated by neone excpet me. so there u go.omnipotent bill. bully 4him

 
At Mon Jun 05, 07:24:00 AM 2006, Blogger lukyk9 said...

aside from a byte edgy about being stung i will cont 2 give factual acct of xmas 96 and jonbenet's final hours. the reasons are sketchy and hard to give anything more than speculation. other than i presume the reason billg hired me is that i was strong and disposable. he thot i was a bum. not quite. my boat was parked at alameda's Stone Boatyard dock. i was a resident where his yacht was being worked on as well as PaulAllens Caroline.i was duped by hispromise of ez money. i went along with it. up until the time i was climbing over a retaining wall in colo was i ignorant of how deep i was in".lest i digress. Alameda was the starting pt and ending pt of the mission. i was supposed to dissappear under the waves.but i didn't . now i am attempting to b billg's worst nitemare. everyday he ignos me is one day closer to when he will acknowledge me. the clok is tikin. so to speak.i hope he opts to pay me soon. i have involved a lot of ppl in this. someone is certain to make a move soon. i welcome the opportunity to b crx examined by the press. not larry king. but paula zahn.maybe some other news broad.but u get the idea. go live w/it..

 
At Wed Jan 03, 08:09:00 AM 2007, Blogger lukyk9 said...

what's there not to believe? i told the story and included all the players i cud. lets go live w/it. i like the spin it is getting here. not such a witch hunt as other sites are. the snuff flik trade was done in vegas at a swanky gold hotel. asians took the flik and PA got the Gold. jbr is famous underground f&snuff flik. pay 4view.<<

 
At Tue Apr 15, 10:03:00 AM 2008, Blogger bVisual said...

Sounds like you would be a cool supervisor. LOL



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At Sun Nov 09, 11:21:00 AM 2008, Anonymous Anonymous said...

tanx 4 the compliment.cool super. stan was my frend and he turned on me. no acct 4 his btrayal. he said he had to tell every one. thats not what we agreed on. now that we r no longer frenz and don't communic8 i hope he has thot over his compulsive disorder. i still want some help. despar8 4 it. da lacy seems corrupt. i have written her and the ag of co. dir of fbi and numerous others hoping someong will go to the trouble of looking at the wa we got there. storm drain and the resort owner who furnished us with the bolt cutter and yamahammers plus 4 guys to support us. i haven't herd ne thing. if the ivestigation was done they wud certainly have knocked on b gates door.

 
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