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It sounds funny, but there is, or should be, a price to pay when we are less than pleasant, respectful, kind toward those we have hired to do a job. Just because we pay people doesn't give us the right to be rude, irritable, condescending or mean. I am reminded of this by my children when the seventh junk call of the day comes through and interrupts my day because it has a spoofed area code that "may be someone I want to talk to." They remind me that people don't typically set out to take terrible jobs because they get joy from it. They do it to put food on the table. Take that up to professionals we hire for accounting, our legal needs, sales training. They welcome you into their office in hopes that they can help you solve a problem, help make you more money and lessen your burdens. This is difficult when you arrive in attack mode carrying the weight of your day or week, misunderstandings, or even fear. Stop. Breathe.
We all want to be valued. We all want to be secure in our position. What happens though, is that some
We at the SLMA believe that Marketing Communications Managers are true builders of wealth. They make decisions that drive revenue, contribute to the success of the salespeople they work for, and drop huge dollars to the bottom line of the company that employs them. The pay scale isn't so much bad, but we ask if it is a true reflection of the Marketing Communications Managers contributions to revenue. You decide.