At work, my group has undergone several manager changes since I've been employed. Currently, we have a temporary manager while the upper-level management tries to find a suitable fit for our batch of guys. It's expected to be roughly a month before we get a new, more permanent manager. Earlier this week, though, I got to see my last manager walking around our building with a stack of letters. I knew that could only mean one thing - raises!
Ah, my first raise - how exciting.
Everyone at the company got one, so it isn't like I'm a top performer or anyone exemplary there. In fact, like Mike Judge's character, Bighead, being unassigned in Silicon Valley, lately I feel I've been doing very little, so I don't believe I actually deserved any additional compensation. But I'm not going to refute it - more never hurts!Continue reading