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Daily Archives: June 22, 2018

getting played by your assistant?

Q: I work in a large corporation. Because senior management takes a top-down approach to all personnel decisions, I lack hiring or firing control over the individual assigned as my assistant. Instead, the senior management team picks someone they feel will be upwardly mobile within the company. They view the position assisting me as a starter position within the company. They picked my latest assistant well in their minds. “Sybil” is highly… Read More