Literally 2 Cents!: Managerial “Coping” Strategies

This week, we took a deeper look at the kinds of strategies the managers of the content mill used to cope with the fact that they were the middle man between overworked, underpaid employees and clients who, in all seriousness, were probably sold a bill of goods about the content they would be getting from the company.

A quick disclaimer: I promise we will not spend the entirety of this podcast dunking on the content mill. We have just been doing it a lot lately; we’re working on a chunkier episode that will be coming soon!

Another quick disclaimer: I mention this at some point in the episode, but it’s worth reiterating. The managers we worked with absolutely were doing their best. They cannot be fully faulted for the lemons they were handed.

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Published by Liz

I'm a writer living and working in Cincinnati, OH. I've been writing for ages and ages. Somehow now I'm actually getting someone to pay me to do it.

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