• Professional

    Ladies in Charge

    I happened to answer the office LAN Line number and was greeted by an overconfident female Sales Representative of an Insurance Company.¬†She introduced herself quickly and immediately requested for her to be connected to “Sir“. I was confused. I checked, “May I know who you need to speak to?” She responded, “The Manager in Charge please.” I responded, “Well! I am a Lady and I am the Manager in Charge” Silence for 2 seconds. She fumbled a little thereafter but managed to explain the requirement and I connected her to our Admin department. I couldn’t help but muse that even in today’s world, the underlying assumption is that it is…