Read the conversation between a Employee (A) and his Boss (B)…..
A: Excuse me sir, may I talk to you?
B: Sure, come on in. What can I do for you?
A: Well sir, as you know, I have been an employee of this prestigious
firm for over ten years.
A: I won’t beat around the bush. Sir, I would like a raise. I
currently have four companies
after me and so I decided to talk to you first.
B: A raise? I would love to give you a raise, but this is just not the
A: I understand your position, and I know that the current economic
downturn has had a negative impact on sales, but you must also take into
consideration my hard work, pro- activeness and loyalty to this company for
over a decade.
B: Taking into account these factors, and considering I don’t want to
start a brain drain, I’m willing to offer you a ten percent raise and an
extra five days of vacation time. How does that sound?
A: Great! It’s a deal! Thank you, sir!
B: Before you go, just out of curiosity, what companies were after you?
A: Oh, the Electric Company, Gas Company, Water Company and the Mortgage