Monthly Archives: January 2008

A Trust Issue

You’re going to hear me ramble on quite a bit about work, and the crap that goes on in my office. Don’t get me wrong; I enjoy the work itself. I just hate the crap that goes on there and feel that most members of management could do with a lesson or two in dealing with people. And possibly a swift kick in the butt as well.

It’s difficult to find a starting place for this category, so I’ve decided to vent about the most recent thing that really got under my skin. It’s also one of the more disturbing things I’ve experienced since I’ve worked there (just three months so far, by the way).

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Exit through the rear, damn it!

Why is that so hard to understand?

I take the bus to work and back every day. I also ride it on the weekends to get where I need to go. So it’s safe to say I take at least two bus rides every day of the week. About every two or three miles, on every one of these bus rides, a recorded announcement is made:

Please exit though the rear door.

The announcement is played in English, then in Spanish. In case you are deaf, the message is also displayed in red, flashing lights above the front door – again, in both languages.

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