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Surviving the Toxic Workplace: Protect Yourself Against Coworkers, Bosses, and Work Environments That Poison Your Day by Linnda Durre

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CHAPTER 24The Uncommitted

The Rock Star/The Actor

The Day-Job Worker

The Sloth

The Avoider

The Uncommitted may not like their jobs, be total slackers, have hobbies, or they may just do the absolute minimum of what is expected of them, never going the extra mile. At one second after 5:00 P.M., they are out the door. Their interests, energy, and commitments lay elsewhere—their band, their night classes, their relationships, or even their second job. I’m not disparaging their need to return to school or get by on a second job, I’m talking about their attitude. People who are uncommitted usually work slowly, let things slip through the cracks, do the least amount of work to satisfy the boss, and leave. Or they work fast, hoping the day goes by quickly, ...

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