Re: Where did all the ugly scientologists go?
[30 May 1998]

Policy seemed old, or inefficient, and far too resistant to modernization, clarification or streamlining. PLs, "the best admin tech in the world," were a main cause of my doubts in Scn.

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The Goblin Wizard wrote:
>
>1:1 ideal operational to admin staff ratio, it says in the admin packs
>(can't remember where, the actual statement was "staff in technical and
>qual divisions combined should equal the number of staff in all other
>divisions combined.)
>
>I mean, think about it : these people are selling a $300 per hour
>service, and they can't pay the staff a living wage? And they claim to
>have the worlds best administration policies? Why am I the only staff
>member to notice this?

I considered that my org was the exception--that we were the only org that was
a madhouse at Thurs. 2PM, that we were the only org with an ED/Ethics
Officer/Dissem Sec/HAS/et.al because we could never convince anyone to go on
staff (until they got tired of paying thousands of dollars or went broke) and
our Ethics Officer was being trained at Flag, and although he was done his
hatting, Flag didn't want to send him back. I thought we were the only org
where the DSA and the Public Contact Secretary took unofficial breaks to sleep
in the Public Film Room, and the only org where personality-test scoring could
take far beyond the promised five minutes. I even thought we were the only Org
that used the ridiculous "Now Hiring" sign (everyone we interviewed had either
low testing or was out-qual in some other way, or blew within days of hiring)
that seems to be phenomenally unsuccessful.
That is one of the main reasons I wanted to go to the SO--which I saw as
everything my org wasn't administratively.

When I started to read the OEC vols, I began to doubt. Policy seemed old, or
inefficient, and far too resistant to modernization, clarification or
streamlining. PLs, "the best admin tech in the world," were a main cause of my
doubts in Scn.

Charlotte Kates