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Usually when someone is incompetent at a job, they get
sacked. Well, they might not be but on the whole it will
show up sooner or later and I get the boot. This ignores
the fact that incompetence is a potential asset to many
employers, provided the employee is working for a
all know about the white-hot glowing reference which
will burn any boss who touches the candidate to whom it's
attached, so instead of that, send the person over to the
other side with an honest reference which the competitor
won't believe because it'll make them look like a valued
employee, who of course has experience in the same line
of work. Then they go and work for them and basically
bring the company down inadvertently from inside in an
effortless performance which an intentional saboteur
would simply lack the persistence or bloody-mindedness to
achieve. Also, recognise their contribution to their
erstwhile workplace by not working there by giving them a
pay rise, and they end up drawing two incomes.
This can be extended to political canvassing during
elections. If you want the party in question to lose, simply
canvass sincerely for them and they will fail.
Any resemblance to real world events in 2010 in a certain
herbalist's life is of course entirely coincidental.
||I've often thought something similar when working with difficult clients. "You know, this is exactly the type of client my competition should have." So I give some free advertising. [+]
||Ha! My colleagues and I were only talking the other day
about paying someone more not to turn up at work, and
save the Company plenty of money.
||[+], largely for inventorising the word
||I'm incompetent. Where do I collect the paycheck?
||See your Government paystub, naturally.
||I hoped this might be an Incompetition. I am all about those!
||Thinking about an income petition myself.
||[pachute is having a bad day. Obviously he' trying to type, [+