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Corona Virus- National Meetings

Discussion in 'Ethicon Device' started by anonymous, Feb 26, 2020 at 3:46 PM.

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  1. anonymous

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    Where? What state?
     

  2. anonymous

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    I see the "I call BS" individual is back on the site. I wondered how long it would take after someone posted that he/she covered a case before the troll would pop back in and start demanding what hospitals and states are allowing access.
     
  3. anonymous

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    If it is really true, why so secretive?
     
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    Well, this person nailed it 2 months ago about some of the RSM's trying to look good. But the douche bags always reveal themselves when it comes to an opportunity to "one up" their fellow RSM. I'm hearing stories of RSM taking pictures of themselves doing mundane things in accounts. Hearing about one that is doing zoom role plays ad nauseam. These are the types that become a running joke on here and get their own "Spilker" reputation.
     
  8. anonymous

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    Care to give the initials at least?
     
  9. anonymous

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    F U
     
  10. anonymous

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    F U = Firing Unit
     
  11. anonymous

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    So glad I left! I had a manager like that which is why I left. All the other managers in my area were good people and truly worked with their reps the right way. Lots of trust it seemed but I got the bad one like you are describing. I was there a long time and just know that these types usually have a way of being managed out because secretly no one likes them.
     
  12. anonymous

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    Who is this masked rsm? Spilker JR?
     
  13. anonymous

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    Sounds like some of you have a classic case of a micromanaging manager. My suggestion is to have a conversation with your avp if have a good one. I know for a fact that these conversations won’t get back to the RSM if you express your concern professionally. That’s a common myth.

    if the whole team shares the same sentiment, then your have a very strong case. I’ve seen this play out. It’s not that uncommon. What managers don’t realize is they are not nearly as protected as they think.
     
  14. anonymous

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    I agree with the above poster. Definitely let your avp know. We have been lucky in our area during these trying times. Our managers and avp have really been aligned to the reps and aren’t creating busy work.

    I’ve heard a few haven’t been so lucky. Is your manager asking the team what they need, what would be helpful/useful? Or are they mandating/assigning busy work.

    There is more downtime than normal right now but there is no doubt that work is still being done within our accounts. I’d like to see some more community service even though that may be more challenging.

    Most managers are good! However, I’m not naive and have been hearing that some are holding too many bs calls and sending bs success stories. Again, let someone on the team who has the best avp relationship let him or her know what’s being pushed or mandated on the team. A disgruntled team is a very bad thing for a manger
     
  15. anonymous

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    My manager have a zoom call every other day. Is that normal for everyone else?
     
  16. anonymous

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    No! That is unacceptable. More than once a week is overkill in this environment.
     
  17. anonymous

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    Once a week is too much too. Every other day is just strange. Where are you guys at and what are you zooming for?!

    Letting your Managers boss know in whatever way is a good move. Maybe they will start reaching out to reps as a check in. That would be an easy opportunity to express the concerns of the team. Believe me, managers can and do get let go for creating a toxic environment. It has to be handled appropriately though.

    The reality is some managers don't have the skillset or mental capacity to lead especially in a pandemic. 2 things are happening. First, they get nervous and feel the need to justify their jobs so they "Zoom." Second, SOME of them only know how to eat, sleep, and breathe sales numbers. They have a hard time leading in other ways.

    IMO, the better question is what is the topic and is it beneficial to the team. If he or she isn't asking the team if its useful, then you have a bad manager. Period.

    Here is the other problem. When reps are asked to meet and/or zoom, even for an hour, you must realize that you are essentially killing a half day minimum. Lets face it, some will take the whole day off. Probably why I don't see it much in my area.

    How about taking the extra time to volunteer as a team and/or individually. What a perfect way to shine and give back in these times. That was a good suggestion.
     
  18. anonymous

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    Some managers do love to micro-manage.
     
  19. anonymous

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    I check on my team 2-3 times a week. Everyone was fine with it.
     
  20. anonymous

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    Has any rep caught the Rona