Hospitals = Reality Checks

I’ve worked in a hospital for over a decade, and it still comes up and smacks me in the face with reality from time to time. I work in I.T., and have little to no patient contact.  In my current job I work in a corporate center a mile from the actual hospital, and at […]

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Manager = Doddering Fool. Sigh.

It sucks when someone goes and proves something bad that you think about them. There’s a particular manager (not mine) in my department whom I’m fairly certain is a nice guy…but a complete, doddering fool as a manager. Clue #1 is the constant blank, lost-sheep look in his eyes. I suppose that’s not really uncommon […]

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June Thirteenth, Friday

Working where I work is like wearing Scotch-Brite underwear.  Irritating.  Uncomfortable.  Discourages any real exertion.  The intolerance here is epic.  Salaried professionals can’t set their own schedule because the nanny-police complain to management.  Management listens to the nanny-police, rather than telling them to get back to work.  Folks who talk are reminded of “Cube Etiquette.” […]

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Suck my Work…

…or something like that.  Today was an exercise in the sucktastic; the sucktacular.  Yesterday our team leader sent us an email — mostly he was the mouthpiece of our manager, our menopausal, bi-polar, cocker spaniel of a manager.  The gist of the mail was that “others” in the department had noticed none of us there […]

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