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I May Have Shot Myself In the Foot

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    I was approached yesterday regarding our new assistant. I didn't have a warm and fuzzy when she was given the position and now others are seeing it. With all the changes going on her job duties are pretty much down to a few and she's just not a self starter. My boss asked my...
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality 36-40, F Aug 7, 2009

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