Click play before reading on. R/GA CEO Bob Greenberg issued the kind of e-mail no one who’s been doing a “good job” lately wants to receive. Yes, we’re speaking of the, “So, you’re not getting a raise, company. It’s the economy’s fault.” Cue e-mail;
“Dear All: I am writing to confirm that given the current market conditions, R/GA will have to postpone our normal companywide July salary increases. We will continue to re-assess the situation as the business environment changes; and I will communicate further with all of you, at the earliest possible time. My best, Bob Robert M. Greenberg Chairman, CEO, Global Chief Creative Officer.”
Yeah, we’re a-holes for making light of this kind of thing. But you know, if R/GA wasn’t so well known for promoting white kids who maybe weren’t ready for that Sr. level spot, they’d have some flow for the folks who actually deserve the raise. Just sayin.
Update: Someone at R/GA has a confirmed case of swine flu.
Update 2: Apparently everyone on the infected person’s floor is leaving the building. What’s worse, we hear the person’s manager told him/her not to mention the illness to anyone. Well, people found out and a source tells us, “PEOPLE ARE FLEEING…Yeah, apparently [that] floor is hysterical right now.” We hope everyone is OK. Go home.