Congratulations, you’ve been promoted to management. Now what?

Is this satire or is this real?

Congratulations, after a few years in the file room, you’ve been promoted to management. You’re managing older, experienced, knowledge workers who went to years of school, passed state licensing exams, and completed a program of extensive training and mentoring to get to where they are today, employees of the former file clerk. You’re supposed to count heads and collect payroll information in between typing projects for the boss, but why not make this your golden opportunity to shine in the…

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Ellen Beth Gill

Ellen Beth Gill

Lawyer. Artist. Little known fact about me: I have a football trophy for accidentally tackling someone holding the ball at the right time.