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It's funny how perception/reputation is so important when it comes to scheduling. Don't get me wrong, I'm just as guilty working the gossip circles to try and find out the right team members to pick up. In a firm so big, your work in a team with one-two gossip hounds define you. They tell their friends who tell their friends who tell their friends. Next thing you know a minor mistake you make gets spun through the gossip world and that mistake turned into a story involving you lighting up these workpaper on fire. Audit reps are unfortunately important, because there is a lot of politicking in these firms. How do we tackle this? Sure, we can take the high road, work hard, and let our work speak for itself. I'd much rather prefer it that way.But scheduling is a game, and a lot of people love to talk up the amount of work they are doing. Can't stand it personally, but sadly, some people seem to buy it. Oh well, guess politics is part and parcel of the game in every environment.

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seth439 said…
I cant tell if it would be worse in a large company where things get spiraled out of control... or at a small company where everyone begins to know EVERYTHING about you.

In your case, lies are established, but in mine its only truth. However, I dont like people in my office knowing everything about it. Just a side comment haha
Anonymous said…
Just bought "Conspiracy of Fools" that you recommended in a previous post. Good read so far, thanks!
Hanh said…
thank you. I always love your posts ^^

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