Have fun working weekends!
In Inside Story
Special Points Of Interest:
- Just say No to Sick Days
- 10 Tips on Shopping for the Boss!
- Why Working Overtime is Good for You.
How Reducing Your Salary Can Improve Company Profitability.|
The one thing
that every good employee knows is that the fiscal health of the company should
come first and foremost. Consider this; by reducing (or even eliminating!) your
salary today, you can improve the company's bottom line by as much as 10, 20 and
yes, even 100%!
Think about it:
* Do you really need to eat today? And if
you do, how much do you need to eat? How often? Three times? Twice? Or, perhaps
- not at all? Many societies and cultures will attest to the far-reaching
benefits of fasting. You cleanse and lighten your body while simultaneously
cleansing and lightening your wallet - great chi, by the way.
* Do you
really need to make that mortgage/rent payment? Look at it this way - if you
spent more quality time at the office, you wouldn't really need a home, would
you? Besides, if you were being honest with yourself, you'd admit that you sleep
at your desk anyway.
* Are you happy making that car payment, especially
now that you never have to leave the office? How much could you save if you
didn't have to pay for insurance, gas, lube jobs, overhauls... you get the
Clearly, the quality of company life would improve if we all
took more time to smell the copier toner and spent less time thinking about our
own petty needs. Show the boss that you are an employee of great character -
insist on giving up your salary today to ensure a better bottom line for your
Turning those vacations into working holidays!
year, take that vacation time you've been accruing and do something truly
revolutionary - take a working holiday! Start each day with the delicious aroma
of auto drip-brewed coffee (courtesy of petty cash!) while relaxing at your
desk with the most cutting edge, up-to-date P&L's. Then, surf the 'net to
see what you can do to increase your CEO's salary and benefit package! Gambol
gaily through the To Be Filed Pile before spending a few hours lazily
luxuriating between the company's spreadsheets. A working vacation may be just
the ticket you need for those two wasted weeks that might otherwise be spent on
useless, non-profitable excursions.