A couple of months ago, when I was in the Bay Area, I happened to be sitting in a bus going from Palo Alto to Fremont.
Our route crossed a few highways. The highways were completely saturated in one direction, almost empty in the other.
It reminded me how silly it was to "go to the office."
Employees who work in an office are less productive, cost more money, and quit faster.
Apr 2, 2018 • 24 tweets • 4 min read
Let's have a conversation about bad managers and how to get rid of them!
I recently heard multiple stories that had a similar substance: an engineer is working hard and doing a great job, but their manager doesn't recognize their achievements and tries to fire that engineer.
Since firing somebody without real cause can open the way for all kinds of lawsuits, the bad manager involves HR and tries to put that engineer on a PIP — a "performance improvement plan." If you haven't worked in the US, you might wonder, "what's a PIP?"