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Unfortunately, this isn't a perfect world, and there are all types of people. There's a difference between what should be and what is, and in most instances, I'd rather take my chances with what is and not what I believe it should be. Remember the dude that tilted at windmills?
I cannot make the HR field change their strategies, so as long as I may be subject to theirs, I'll use their rules. Besides...I quote:
"He who knows when he can fight and when he cannot, will be victorious."
"He who is prudent and lies in wait for an enemy who is not, will be victorious."
and another one...
"Know your enemy and know yourself and you can fight a hundred battles without disaster."
SUN TZU, Art of War
Not to your taste? How about this
"If it's stupid but works, it isn't stupid."
Murphy's Law of Combat
From: P.A. Gantt [SMTP:pagantt -at- POSTOFFICE -dot- WORLDNET -dot- ATT -dot- NET]
Sent: Thursday, December 18, 1997 1:02 PM
To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
Subject: Attitude Adjustment necessary <deep breath required>
Let's put this in some sort of perspective
This is *just* a listserv list.
Hiring and firing should not be based on
listserv posts. Come on now...
A little perspective folks seems to be
in order if indeed managers
and those in position to hire base their
decisions upon posts they obviously need
to rethink their HR strategies.
John Posada, Technical Writer (and proud of the title)
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