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Soliciting Help

Thursday, July 1, 2010 by Slaughter Development

When projects at work become overwhelming, its not uncommon to seek assistance from employees. But what happens when their workload is just as hefty?

Recently, Robby Slaughter was quoted in the nationally syndicated column WorkWise offering advice on how to get help from an overworked employee.  According to Slaughter, clear communication about your exact situation is key:

When you approach the person, you might have to let him know about your heavy workload, because others often don’t know.

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If they’re not overworked they want you not to be either so that everyone is contributing fairly.

The article WorkWise: Getting help from an overworked employee was printed in June. Visit The Modesto Bee to read the story in full.

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