“Hey – I need your help,” he says to me as I walk by him and a few of his co-workers in the hallway.
I think to myself ‘I do have a name’ as I cringe and try to continue walking.
“You see, my PC has not been functioning properly ever since the new updates have been rolled out across the network,” says Joe Smith (name for anonymous employee). “You aren’t busy are you?”
Of course not, I just walk around the workplace all day.
“This has really been bugging me and has really hampered my productivity for the past week.”
If it has been this bad, why didn’t you call the help desk??
“I’ll just let you work on this and will be back in a bit to check on you.”
Hey buddy – don’t you realize I have a bunch of other things to do today?