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I am working less than 40 hours a week... I am basically making up things
to do, busy work.
I am a freelance technical writer and author of fiction, biographical
non-fiction, first-person journalism and essays. My work can be found on
the BrooWaha.com online community newspaper
<http://www.broowaha.com/search-author/tony-g-rocco> under my own name and
my pen name, cityfeller.
*No Regrets: Memoirs of a Punk*, my first ebook, is available from
Smashwords Publishing. It recounts my early days on the San Francisco punk
scene, and tells the tale of a young Catholic boy who escapes his
conservative Texas upbringing to live the life of a free-spirited punk
rocker in the San Francisco of the 1970's. Download it at: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/315495.
My first novel, *On the Steps of St. Dymphna*, is due out in the Spring of
On Fri, Jan 25, 2019 at 11:49 AM Emoto <emoto1 -at- gmail -dot- com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 25, 2019 at 2:07 PM Tony G. Rocco <cityfeller55 -at- gmail -dot- com>
> > Greetings, dear tech writers,
> > I've been contracting since 2006 and I've seen some lousy clients and bad
> > managers, but this one beats all. I've never seen so much managerial
> > ineptitude in one place in my life.
> > I've been working for a major Bay Area software company remotely from San
> > Diego since last August. Halfway through, the project I was hired for
> > apart due to a lack of SME resources - poor planning on their part - and
> > lead contact unexpectedly left on a six-week sabbatical. I've been left
> > hanging ever since, with only makeshift busy work to keep me occupied on
> > less than a full-time basis....
> I am unclear on whether they are paying you for 40 hours/week or
> paying you for some smaller number of hours.
> If they are paying you for 40 hours and simply failing to give you
> enough work to fill your time, smile and take their money and spend
> that time looking for some other gig that you really like.
> If they are paying you for fewer than 40 hours/week, find something else
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