The Unreceptive Receptionist

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The Unreceptive Receptionist

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Thesis: We used-1 to have a receptionist who was eager to please, neat and very considerate of others. In other words, she was a professional receptionist. Some where along the way, she has changed and is not very receptive at all. -3 You have written a short introduction. The thesis should be just one sentence that states the subject of the essay and the author’s attitude toward the subject.
I. She is argumentative.
A. She argues with the staff.
B. She argues with clients.
II. She is sloppy.
A. Her clothing is inappropriate.
B. She chews gum on a regular basis.
III. She is self-centered.
A. She uses company time to talk on the phone regarding personal business.
B. She tries to engage other staff members in her personal problems.

The Unreceptive Receptionist There is a co-worker in the law firm where I work, who is and has been, developing some very disappointing work habits. Her position is the first impression to the outside world of our company. She is the person who greets the clients when they walk through the front door and offers them a beverage or the use of the lavatory. She is the first person to answer the telephone and be sure that the correct party receives the call in a timely and professional manner. She is the person responsible for the smooth operation and maintenance of all of the office machinery, assuring of an efficient and stress-free work environment. We used to have a receptionist who was eager to please, neat, and very considerate of others. In other words, she was a professional receptionist. Some where along the way, she has changed and is not very receptive at all. The first change that we have experienced from our receptionist is that she has become argumentative. Whenever another staff member asks her for her assistance with anything that she is responsible for, she…...

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