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The boss of my boss is now my boss

Post by Rob Lister » Tue Aug 23, 2011 1:35 pm

Just got an email: Major shake up at work (we all knew it was coming). The boss's boss was demoted (not the word they used) to my boss. My boss was promoted to my boss's boss.

Thank ed I work from home, but I gotta go in today to meet my new boss and boss's boss ( :roll: ). They'll both lay out new direction, goals, strategery...but it will be two private meetings, not one. Then a third meeting late in the day (night!) with the boss's boss's boss (the hmfic) but i'm not allowed to tell my boss or my boss's boss about that meeting; it isn't on my public calendar and the 'invitation' was sent to my private email.

fuck.

well, it should be entertaining if nothing else.

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Re: The boss of my boss is now my boss

Post by LizardPeople » Tue Aug 23, 2011 2:03 pm

The first thing the new boss's boss did was remove all it's under-bosses personnel management responsibilities so it could fark with us directly. Unfortunately one of the people it farked with was handicapped. Boss's boss is gone now.
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Re: The boss of my boss is now my boss

Post by Pyrrho » Tue Aug 23, 2011 4:35 pm

Just mind where you put your dirt while you're getting it out of your bosses' ditches.
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Re: The boss of my boss is now my boss

Post by jacks » Tue Aug 23, 2011 4:43 pm

Just be sure to smoke a joint before that last meeting.

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Re: The boss of my boss is now my boss

Post by sparks » Tue Aug 23, 2011 5:42 pm

Pyrrho wrote:Just mind where you put your dirt while you're getting it out of your bosses' ditches.
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Re: The boss of my boss is now my boss

Post by Rob Lister » Wed Aug 24, 2011 2:57 am

well...that went well.

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Re: The boss of my boss is now my boss

Post by ed » Wed Aug 24, 2011 10:18 am

what do you do for a living? I thought that it had something to do with piracy.
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Re: The boss of my boss is now my boss

Post by Rob Lister » Wed Aug 24, 2011 2:49 pm

ed wrote:what do you do for a living?
If the company for whom I work was an FM wireless mike circuit,
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ed wrote:I thought that it had something to do with piracy.
More like a grave robber.

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Post by DrMatt » Wed Aug 24, 2011 3:41 pm

Rob Lister wrote:
ed wrote:what do you do for a living?
If the company for whom I work was an FM wireless mike circuit,
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I'd be the component labelled D
ed wrote:I thought that it had something to do with piracy.
More like a grave robber.
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Re: The boss of my boss is now my boss

Post by Rob Lister » Sat Sep 10, 2011 12:04 pm

Getting to know my new 'boss', I have. It's been nearly three weeks and now I get why he was demoted.

In our small company, he appears to fill the same function as does the scroll lock key on a keyboard. We're certain it has some function, but press it as we might, it doesn't appear to do anything under any tested circumstance. It must have, at some time in the distant past, had a useful purpose, otherwise it wouldn't be there, but nobody can quite remember what it was.

Anyway, he ignores me and I am under orders (from the hmfic) to ignore him as well, and to do so as politely as possible, for the remainder of his tenure (which is of unknown duration but probably short).

Anywho, to redraw the circuit adding his function, it would now be like this:
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Re: The boss of my boss is now my boss

Post by Bruce » Sat Sep 10, 2011 12:49 pm

Rob Lister wrote: Anyway, he ignores me and I am under orders (from the hmfic) to ignore him as well, and to do so as politely as possible, for the remainder of his tenure (which is of unknown duration but probably short).
So you need to give him the VOB treatment?






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Re: The boss of my boss is now my boss

Post by Rob Lister » Tue Sep 13, 2011 1:24 pm

And now he's fucking with my public calendar! WTF!

I log on to the VPN this morning and check my calendar and shits been added. Who the fuck does he think he is (other than my boss). I'm scheduled for an HR workplace relations training meeting for gosh's sake. Today. NOt even so much as a head's up email.

Clearly I won't be there. I'll send a jpeg of me looking attentive and let them train that.

This requires retaliation. First careful consideration though.

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Re: The boss of my boss is now my boss

Post by Bruce » Tue Sep 13, 2011 5:34 pm

Rob Lister wrote:And now he's fucking with my public calendar! WTF!

I log on to the VPN this morning and check my calendar and shits been added. Who the fuck does he think he is (other than my boss). I'm scheduled for an HR workplace relations training meeting for gosh's sake. Today. NOt even so much as a head's up email.

Clearly I won't be there. I'll send a jpeg of me looking attentive and let them train that.

This requires retaliation. First careful consideration though.
Take him off your Shared Calenders list in Outlook and block him now!

....Your IT department gave you that ability, right?
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Re: The boss of my boss is now my boss

Post by Rob Lister » Tue Sep 13, 2011 5:58 pm

Bruce wrote:
Rob Lister wrote:And now he's fucking with my public calendar! WTF!

I log on to the VPN this morning and check my calendar and shits been added. Who the fuck does he think he is (other than my boss). I'm scheduled for an HR workplace relations training meeting for gosh's sake. Today. NOt even so much as a head's up email.

Clearly I won't be there. I'll send a jpeg of me looking attentive and let them train that.

This requires retaliation. First careful consideration though.
Take him off your Shared Calenders list in Outlook and block him now!

....Your IT department gave you that ability, right?
its' lotus notes :o but i'll think of some far more aggravating, devious. I don't fuck with work stuff.

something like this, perhaps

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Post by Bruce » Tue Sep 13, 2011 10:09 pm

Lotus?

Isn't that some kind of flower or something? :roll:

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Re: The boss of my boss is now my boss

Post by jacks » Thu Sep 15, 2011 12:04 pm

Well?

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Re: The boss of my boss is now my boss

Post by Rob Lister » Thu Sep 15, 2011 2:16 pm

jacks wrote:Well?
Well, I clearly wasn't there for the requisite indoctrination training. I got an email to stop by HR on my next in-day to sign my attendance form. :)

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Re: The boss of my boss is now my boss

Post by jacks » Thu Sep 15, 2011 2:41 pm

Well played.

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Re: The boss of my boss is now my boss

Post by En folkefiende » Thu Sep 15, 2011 8:29 pm

Who's your boss now, Rob?
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Re: The boss of my boss is now my boss

Post by Rob Lister » Thu Sep 15, 2011 8:41 pm

jj wrote:Who's your boss now, Rob?
the guy who used to be my bosses boss