Friday June 18, 2004

The Cheerleader

The following was my response to a writing prompt from Daily Writing Practice.

The Cheerleader

I have discovered, at many companies where I have worked in the past, that the marketing and human resources people (in league with receptionists, department admins, and some project managers), take on the role of company cheerleader, setting up "games", "activities", and "Fun! events" for the employees. Unfortunately, I'm a software engineer; we don't tend to appreciate this sort of games. We tend to get twitchy whenever someone says the fateful words "Come on! Let's Play! It will be Fun!".

No, it won't. Can't I just go back to work now? I have this project I'm... Sigh. ...
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The Cheerleader ( in category Memes & Prompts ) - posted at Fri, 18 Jun, 23:37 Pacific