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‘Encouraging’ words of ‘Wisdom’ placed above Jobcentre computers. 

October 5, 2016

The poor side of life

We’ve seen these before, usually behind a Jobcentre ‘advisors’ desks, or on films made by programmes such as Dispatches. And who could ever forget Sandras Sheriff Badges.

The DWP use this method of ‘encouragment’ to coerce staff to achieve higher offload levels or as recently discovered ‘Aspiration’ levels.

They must think that the public are ready to succumb to these tactics. Luckily we have claimants who are very observant and can see the absurdity and irony in this.

It also strikes me as being a bit orwelian, I mean how on earth can claimants think for themselves? They must need to have little reminders of how inadequate they are placed in their direct eyeline!

Here is the offending item placed directly above the computers that claimants are forced to use.

Now anyone who has spent any time on these computers will know that this entails constant pointless job searches. This…

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  1. October 5, 2016 12:24 am

    A while back, when a JCP employee told me “I should look harder” I said “No, I should look smarter, effort without focus is waste”. She was not amused.

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