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Having problem of job/work

Post by ong_ger » Thu, 14 Jan 2010 6:42 pm

Been having problem with work? are you encounter the problem in your job, what problem do you normally encounter?

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Re: Having problem of job/work

Post by therat » Thu, 14 Jan 2010 7:09 pm

which job don't have problem?

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Post by ong_ger » Fri, 15 Jan 2010 2:19 am

I am wondering what kind of problem encounter that makes one escape from work?

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 15 Jan 2010 7:00 am

:???:
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Post by blue_thunder » Fri, 15 Jan 2010 7:38 am

ong_ger wrote:I am wondering what kind of problem encounter that makes one escape from work?
Traffic Jam in MRT line. :P
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Post by Strong Eagle » Fri, 15 Jan 2010 8:17 am

ong_ger wrote:I am wondering what kind of problem encounter that makes one escape from work?
a) You hate your boss.
b) You hate what you do.
c) You are bored.
d) You don't get paid enough.
e) You are not appreciated for what you do.
f) Your coworkers are all assholes.
g) It takes too long to get to your job.
h) You have to work too many hours.
i) They screw you on promotions and raises.
j) The boss keeps trying to put his hand in your panties (females).
k) You don't believe in the company or its products.
m) They just always work your ass off.
n) You really have aspirations to do something different.

Have I missed something?

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 15 Jan 2010 9:13 am

Strong Eagle wrote:
ong_ger wrote:I am wondering what kind of problem encounter that makes one escape from work?
a) You hate your boss.
b) You hate what you do.
c) You are bored.
d) You don't get paid enough.
e) You are not appreciated for what you do.
f) Your coworkers are all assholes.
g) It takes too long to get to your job.
h) You have to work too many hours.
i) They screw you on promotions and raises.
j) The boss keeps trying to put his hand in your panties (females).
k) The gay boss keeps trying to put his hand in your pants (males).
m) You don't believe in the company or its products.
n) They just always work your ass off.
o) You really have aspirations to do something different.

Have I missed something?
:o
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Post by irvine » Fri, 15 Jan 2010 10:49 am

Thanks for the list. Now I really consciously know why I am looking for a new job... makes great sense:
Strong Eagle wrote:
a) You hate your boss.
c) You are bored.
d) You don't get paid enough.
e) You are not appreciated for what you do.
f) Some coworkers are assholes.
g) It takes too long to get to your job.
h) You have to work too many hours.
i) They screw you on promotions and raises.
m) They just always work your ass off.
n) You really have aspirations to do something different.

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Post by nakatago » Fri, 15 Jan 2010 11:02 am

Turned it into a template, for people's convenience:

Code: Select all


Dear [name of superior/HR manager],

I am tendering my resignation, effective [date of effectivity], due to the following reason(s):

 (Check all that apply):
 
 [ ] I hate my boss/you/your boss/your boss's boss.
 [ ] I hate what I do.
 [ ] I am bored.
 [ ] I don't get paid enough.
 [ ] I am not appreciated for what I do.
 [ ] My coworkers are assholes/bitches.
 [ ] It takes too long to get to my job.
 [ ] I have to work too many hours.
 [ ] You/your boss/your boss's boss screw me on promotions and raises.
 [ ] You/your boss/your boss's boss keep(s) trying to put your/his/her hand in my panties.
 [ ] You/your boss/your boss's boss keep(s) trying to put your/his/her hand in my pants.
 [ ] I don't believe in the company or its products.
 [ ] You just always work my ass off.
 [ ] I really have aspirations to do something different.

Yours truly,
[your name]


From my previous job,

[x] I hate my boss/you/your boss/your boss's boss.
[ ] I hate what I do.
[x] I am bored.
[x] I don't get paid enough.
[x] I am not appreciated for what I do.
[x] My coworkers are assholes/bitches.
[ ] It takes too long to get to my job.
[x] I have to work too many hours.
[x] You/your boss/your boss's boss screw me on promotions and raises.
[ ] You/your boss/your boss's boss keep(s) trying to put your/his hand in your panties (females).
[ ] You/your boss/your boss's boss keep(s) trying to put your/his/her hand in your pants (males).
[ ] I don't believe in the company or its products.
[x] You just always work my ass off.
[x] I really have aspirations to do something different.
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Post by ong_ger » Sat, 16 Jan 2010 2:03 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote::???:
Are you trying to telling me is annoying to ask such question?

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Post by ong_ger » Sat, 16 Jan 2010 2:04 am

blue_thunder wrote:
ong_ger wrote:I am wondering what kind of problem encounter that makes one escape from work?
Traffic Jam in MRT line. :P
Hahaha... ok That's quite funny answer :o

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Post by ong_ger » Sat, 16 Jan 2010 2:16 am

Strong Eagle wrote:
ong_ger wrote:I am wondering what kind of problem encounter that makes one escape from work?
a) You hate your boss.
b) You hate what you do.
c) You are bored.
d) You don't get paid enough.
e) You are not appreciated for what you do.
f) Your coworkers are all assholes.
g) It takes too long to get to your job.
h) You have to work too many hours.
i) They screw you on promotions and raises.
j) The boss keeps trying to put his hand in your panties (females).
k) You don't believe in the company or its products.
m) They just always work your ass off.
n) You really have aspirations to do something different.

Have I missed something?
Good answer, my answer will be

a) you can't do the job well
b) you don't know what am i doing there, haha :shock:
c) you think is too boring, not fun at all
d) you can't solve the problem in the work
e) you are too attidute

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 16 Jan 2010 6:48 am

ong_ger wrote: Good answer, my answer will be

a) you can't do the job well
b) you don't know what am i doing there, haha :shock:
c) you think is too boring, not fun at all
d) you can't solve the problem in the work
e) you are too attidute
Then why are you still there? Why subject yourself to misery? Go find a new job? Must someone give you permission to go to the toilet and then give you permission to leave the toilet?
SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers

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Post by Strong Eagle » Sat, 16 Jan 2010 7:10 am

nakatago wrote:Turned it into a template, for people's convenience:

Code: Select all


Dear [name of superior/HR manager],

I am tendering my resignation, effective [date of effectivity], due to the following reason(s):

 (Check all that apply):
 
 [ ] I hate my boss/you/your boss/your boss's boss.
 [ ] I hate what I do.
 [ ] I am bored.
 [ ] I don't get paid enough.
 [ ] I am not appreciated for what I do.
 [ ] My coworkers are assholes/bitches.
 [ ] It takes too long to get to my job.
 [ ] I have to work too many hours.
 [ ] You/your boss/your boss's boss screw me on promotions and raises.
 [ ] You/your boss/your boss's boss keep(s) trying to put your/his/her hand in my panties.
 [ ] You/your boss/your boss's boss keep(s) trying to put your/his/her hand in my pants.
 [ ] I don't believe in the company or its products.
 [ ] You just always work my ass off.
 [ ] I really have aspirations to do something different.

Yours truly,
[your name]


From my previous job,

[x] I hate my boss/you/your boss/your boss's boss.
[ ] I hate what I do.
[x] I am bored.
[x] I don't get paid enough.
[x] I am not appreciated for what I do.
[x] My coworkers are assholes/bitches.
[ ] It takes too long to get to my job.
[x] I have to work too many hours.
[x] You/your boss/your boss's boss screw me on promotions and raises.
[ ] You/your boss/your boss's boss keep(s) trying to put your/his hand in your panties (females).
[ ] You/your boss/your boss's boss keep(s) trying to put your/his/her hand in your pants (males).
[ ] I don't believe in the company or its products.
[x] You just always work my ass off.
[x] I really have aspirations to do something different.
Well done. Should be part of every new employee's HR package.

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Post by x9200 » Sat, 16 Jan 2010 9:33 am

sundaymorningstaple wrote:
ong_ger wrote: Good answer, my answer will be

a) you can't do the job well
b) you don't know what am i doing there, haha :shock:
c) you think is too boring, not fun at all
d) you can't solve the problem in the work
e) you are too attidute
Then why are you still there? Why subject yourself to misery? Go find a new job? Must someone give you permission to go to the toilet and then give you permission to leave the toilet?
Sounds more like the employer's perspective...

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