Edit- well, what do you know- I scooped the main blog
I’m pretty sure somebody is someday going to take a dump in there.
We have a lot of them where I work.
Large business campus with about 3 private offices for every 300-400 open plan workstation.
We call them phonebooths.
I’d go fart in them if it weren’t the only place most people are able to take their private calls.
I’d be worried about using these, if I was an Amazon employee. If they’re in any way collecting data on who uses these and how often (and since it’s Amazon I find it hard to believe they don’t), that information could be used against you come review time. Do you have to log in with an employee ID # to get access? Are there cameras that track who enters the booths, and how long they spend inside?
I might be paranoid, but having dealt with HR reps who were far more interested in covering the company’s ass than solving employee problems, it’s not impossible to imagine that Amazon could use the excuse of “you’re not dealing well with work stress, you’re not a good fit here” to get rid of “problematic” people… like those who are attempting to unionize their workplaces.
The ONE and ONLY job of HR is to protect the company.
This at times may possibly intersect with an employee’s interest. But by no means is it guaranteed or likely.
If an HR worker in any way feels they have to choose between any single or group of employees and the company, they will pick the company 100% of the time.
HR may as well be called the snake pit.
Ha, that’s awesome!
I have to wonder what he thought about the rise of fascism again across Europe. The fight goes on i suppose.
You see a similar effect happen when anyone ever goes “above and beyond” at work.
Once you start exceeding expectations, don’t be surprised if you’re never rewarded with extra pay. But do expect to be fired if you ever go back to working the job you agreed to.
Gentlebeings: We have discovered the elasticity of demand in labor. Time for all the economist’s strange and wrong sideways graphs to go… 90 degrees to whichever way they’re actually supposed to go.