Where to find clues to the future Donald Trump Government.
Signing up for government service includes a possibility across all departments and services:
You may get your ass kicked.
You’ll get it from a supervisor who wants you to do more than your pay grade so he can do less than his.
You may get it from colleagues who see you as a stepping stone to the next promotion, the people who understand the supervisor is a jerk, but still do the work he asks without complaint.
You’ll get it from the department head who sees you as a replaceable part in the big machine.
The military side is a little more direct. Not everyone knows this. [Read More…]
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