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progman2000
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10/30/2014 | 12:05:42 PM
Re: Beware of the "Special Projects" Department
"Wake up"
progman2000
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progman2000,
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10/30/2014 | 12:05:14 PM
Re: Beware of the "Special Projects" Department
"Why do we both drive through the same traffic yet one of us is always 20 minutes late to work?"
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10/30/2014 | 12:03:03 PM
Re: Beware of the "Special Projects" Department
"How many grandmothers do you have?"
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10/30/2014 | 12:01:24 PM
Re: Beware of the "Special Projects" Department
Yeah I know.  My point was that not all employees are stellar and can play the part of "boss oppressed".  Things I could easily say to prove case in point:

"So, your home computer doesn't get Facebook?"
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10/30/2014 | 11:58:00 AM
Re: Beware of the "Special Projects" Department
The article -is- about scary comments your boss can make.

However, I bet a 'scary comments your employee can make' would be at least as entertaining! I would definitely read that.
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10/30/2014 | 11:38:34 AM
Re: Beware of the "Special Projects" Department
Funny, these all have the slant of the the employee being a hard worker, turning out great work and the boss being unreasonable.  I'm a manager and could make up a similar list of this I say to subordinates that is a direct reflection of how bad THEIR performance is.  
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10/30/2014 | 10:24:46 AM
Beware of the "Special Projects" Department
During a reorg, hearing  "<insert name here> has been assigned to the new Special Projects department" means s/he probably won't be with the company much longer...

 
Shane M. O'Neill
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10/30/2014 | 9:45:36 AM
Re: 8 Scariest Comments Your Boss Can Make
"Where were you?" is never a good thing to be asked.
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10/30/2014 | 9:00:39 AM
8 Scariest Comments Your Boss Can Make
"Since you were the last one hired, you are the first one fired."  Or, "Do you have a minute?" 
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