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Francko
4th August 2006, 09:30
Just listening my colleague on the phone and taking notes....

- We are not dealing with that.
- Can you please clarify your question?
- I will get back to you about that.
- We don't manage this.
- I have heard something about that but I am not sure of what it is
- I have to check with my manager.
- I am not sure about that
- I don't know
- It's a grey area
- I am not so sure about that
- sorry, can you repeat?
- I will ask about that

Permies - some are not even worth the peanuts they get. :(

AtW
4th August 2006, 09:31
Perhaps he is just accutely self-aware of his limitations?

cojak
4th August 2006, 09:41
"have you spoken to Fred/Doris/the postman?" Particularly when it was Fred/Doris/the postman who gave me the deliverable in the first place...

xoggoth
4th August 2006, 10:41
Is this public sector? Nearly all the permies I ever work with seem pretty competent. I can never find anything to complain about with agents either and it isn't as if I'm exactly placid and tolerant, so where am I going wrong? I feel very upset about being left out of the gripes on this board. Is there some reverse of anger management where I can go and learn to be annoyed at people for no obvious reason?

Jabberwocky
4th August 2006, 10:51
Perhaps he is just accutely self-aware of his limitations?

Perhaps he has been micro-optimising instead of making money.

sasguru
4th August 2006, 15:52
Just listening my colleague on the phone and taking notes....

- We are not dealing with that.
- Can you please clarify your question?
- I will get back to you about that.
- We don't manage this.
- I have heard something about that but I am not sure of what it is
- I have to check with my manager.
- I am not sure about that
- I don't know
- It's a grey area
- I am not so sure about that
- sorry, can you repeat?
- I will ask about that

Permies - some are not even worth the peanuts they get. :(

You are one of them, until you're not.

thunderlizard
4th August 2006, 20:09
Somebody needs to flag that up in future.