Tuesday, May 16, 2006
Timing is everythingDoctorboss: Do you have a second so we can have a little chit chat*?
doctorboss: *clasping his hands in that politician-esque manner and trying to look like the benevolent leader* so, how do you think things are going?
me: um... yeah, about that...
me: I actually wanted to let you know that I've been offered a position elsewhere
me: and I've accepted it.
me: and my last day here is Friday
me: I don't think this position is... *dramatic pause*... a good fit for me.
When he recovered, he asked me all kinds of questions about things he could do differently and how to make the workplace better... and, surprisingly**, I was candid enough (enough to get the point across, but not candid enough to completely torch that bridge... but there's still a couple of days left for burning.
* what grown man talks like that?
** that was sarcasm