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Old 09-23-2008, 12:41 AM
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Originally Posted by sunny AZ View Post
You will encounter this attitude many times over from now until you retire. There are a lot of people out there that will complain about their job for any reason, or no reason.

Ignore it and walk away, or just listen to the raves, it doesn't matter. It will continue. You can't change them, you can only change you. By that I mean, change jobs or learn to live with it and not let it bother you. You have to grow thick skin in the working world.

It's good that you have a plan for yourself and ambitions in life. So smile and feel sorry for that person, knowing that you will get out of there and move on to bigger and better. The complainer probably won't.

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Old 09-23-2008, 10:25 PM
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Forget being nice.

You're doing him a favor being upfront and honest with him about his problem.

He'll thank you for it later.
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Old 09-24-2008, 02:15 PM
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Originally Posted by FiveLiter View Post
He'll thank you for it later.
Unlikely. Chronic complainers never really seem to get anywhere, and it's always someone else's fault.
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