Friday, September 11, 2009

FedEx Kinko's Employees Sound Off!

If you want to take a brief break from your daily grind and have a good laugh while you are at it, you have to visit a site serving current Kinko's employees - a place where they can post about their daily frustrations, their hatred of FedEx, their hatred of customers and even their hatred of FedEx managers. It is quite an active site and has been around for years. Have fun. Here's the site's address:

Here's just one of literally hundreds of posts found on this site:

And was anyone else told that there would be NO merit increases at all this year?

Who coulda seen this coming?

Oh, yeah. we did.

Five months ago.

So... if "merit" isn't to be rewarded, and the overall profitability of a center or a cluster or a district isn't relevant, what's our incentive to be meritorious and profitable exactly?

Well, we should be glad to have jobs. Especially in this economy.

Jobs where we can count on reduced benefits, wages that effectively drop as the cost of living inevitably rises and hours are cut, more demanding and stressful working conditions, more pointless procedures and protocols and forms and sign-offs and verifications and logs and reports and...

Sorry, I had to stop and take a breath. I was turning Purple from saying so much without inhaling.


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