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Or, you know, just saying it on their wall or pm since most staff prob won't see this.....Also they are getting paid to work, do you thank your boss also? Your teachers? The police and firemen that risk their lives everyday? When's the last
Or, you know, just saying it on their wall or pm since most staff prob won't see this.....Also they are getting paid to work, do you thank your boss also? Your teachers? The police and firemen that risk their lives everyday? When's the last time you thanked them for their work?
Not trying to be mean, but that was a bit harsh and I really don't understand the reason for saying it.
We all get paid to do our jobs, and most people, at times, have gone out of their way to do something more for a customer and it's nice to be recognized for it.
At each job I've had, there have been many instances were I felt I did more than I had to just because I either wanted to turn an angry customer into a happy one, that person was very pleasant to me, or I was just in a good mood and felt like doing MORE than I really had to do. I did that a lot at the cable company because I saw a lot of accounts where people were paying too much and I knew I had a package to put them in, or was able to downgrade someone and save them money because they really weren't using services that they were paying for. And while I did it because I'm just that type of person and not doing it to gain brownie points from the higher ups, it's nice to be told how thankful someone is for your help or that you're doing a great job. Some jobs, you put up with a BUNCH of crap. Like my former position with a cable company. A majority of people were rude to me. It was nice to be told I was appreciated by an irate customer when I was able to help them out, or just by a customer calling in to pay their bill and I say "Oh hey, I noticed you're paying this, but I have a promotion I can put you in, or I have a promotion that will lower your bill by adding phone (because many of their promotions actually did if you got a land line) and those people were happy that I actually helped them when they didn't call in to complain, just to pay or ask a question.
We all like reassurance and to be told we're appreciated or doing a good job. We like to know when we've helped someone. There's nothing wrong with that.
As far as "thanking your boss", I'm not sure what this really meant either. I don't know anyone that would go up to their boss and just say thanks for paying me to work. But I have had a boss that did something nice for me that they didn't have to and I did thank them. Kindness and good deeds deserve to be recognized regardless if you're being paid or not, or what your position is.