My secretary has just arrived in the office after spending the day on a course. The title was “sustaining and managing relationships in the workplace”. The day was spent undertaking personality tests and role-playing.
What has gone wrong with the world, when employers are training their staff to act as humans?
I am afraid to shut my office door. I fear that I will be accused of mismanaging my workplace relationships.
I'm not sure I could ever do a big corporate job again. The ratio of stupid bollocks to productive work is just way too high.
But not everyone is treading as carefully as my friend. Overheard in an office, an anonymous hero of post-feminism:
Better to make a fat girl cry than a pregnant woman stand.