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Re: Attention Experienced Professionals

From: Joel Garry <joel-garry_at_home.com>
Date: 15 Oct 2004 14:51:29 -0700
Message-ID: <91884734.0410151351.490026ba@posting.google.com>


"Laconic2" <laconic2_at_comcast.net> wrote in message news:<I8SdnYabo7-TXfLcRVn-1Q_at_comcast.com>...
> "Marshall Spight" <mspight_at_dnai.com> wrote in message
> news:t7Hbd.366647$mD.281504_at_attbi_s02...
>
> > Damn it! There's plenty of us in management who get it! Now
> > back to work, you lazy programmer! By the way, your project
> > estimates were all too high; I need final delivery by Thanksgiving.
> > I've already promised sales you'd be done by then.

Next time it rains, catch the raindrops on your tongue.

>
> There was a down side to my "going independent", but there was an upside as
> well. And this was it.
>
> After I shed the golden handcuffs, bosses could only tell me I was fired.
> They couldn't tell me I was worthless.

Try government contracting some time. Then you get to be called worthless contractor scum by people jealous that you make more than they do, who have the taxpayers pay you to do their work because they don't know how - after you've shown them how!

>
> BTW, Check out the Dilbert Cartoon of 2/24/02, if you can find it. I think
> that's the one that introduces "Kronos ,the god of time management".

Still LOL at the one where PHB asks if someone on the conference call is in the bathroom.

jg

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Received on Fri Oct 15 2004 - 16:51:29 CDT

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