The Employee and the Boss

Employee: Excuse me sir, may I talk to you?

Boss: Sure, come on in. What can I do for you?

Employee: Well sir, as you know, I have been an employee of this prestigious firm for over ten years.

Boss: Yes. 

Employee: I won’t beat around the bush. Sir, I would like a . I currently have four companies after me and so I decided to talk to you first.

Boss: A raise? I would to give you a raise, but this is just not the right

Employee: I understand your position, and I know that the current economic down turn has had a negative impact on , but you must also take into consideration my hard , pro- activeness and to this company for over a decade.

Boss: Taking into account these factors, and considering I don’t want to start a brain drain, I’m willing to offer you a ten percent raise and an extra five days of time. How does that sound? 

Employee: Great! It’s a deal! Thank you, sir!

Boss: Before you go, just out of curiosity, what companies were after you? 

Employee: Oh… the Electric Company, Gas Company, Water Company and the Mortgage Company!



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