Career Path (or pit): a potato-based semi-factual tale

My first few days at the Bolivian Potato Company were a hardcore mix of induction training, colleague get-togethers and senior management palm pressing. Eight-hour days of back to back, non-stop, relentless walking around punctuated with systems and workflow process bombardment. When my laptop and log in details finally arrived (week three), it was quite a relief to be left alone for 5 minutes and feel like I was actually doing some work. Time, as it tends to, passed. I did my bit, shouldered my load and at times carried water for others. Time continued to pass; line managers came...

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