Scary Times at Condé Nast

"Every Condé Nast publication has been ordered to complete reports that precisely account for every hour of every employee’s day."

On the heels of a Politico report that Condé Nast has enlisted a business advisory firm to “help assess things like editorial workflow,” comes this from The Awl:

We have heard from multiple sources that every Condé Nast publication has been ordered to complete reports that precisely account for every hour of every employee’s day—every employee must be listed, their tasks described in detail, hour by hour.

Holy shit.

Hang in there team Condé, it sounds like pink slips are on their way. Perhaps now is the time to use George Costanza’s secret to looking busy.