Being Late

Topics: Recruits, The Recruit, Time Pages: 2 (396 words) Published: March 14, 2013
Being Late

Being late is unacceptable in any working environment. Every person is late at least a few times in his/her lifetime. Some people can be late occassionally due to circumtances beyond their control.

Bill was late for his job presentation. Bill’s excused was because of the traffic, and there is an ongoing road construction that is causing the traffic. The people that Bill supposed to meet in the meeting were disappointed, embarrassed, and not willing to extend their waiting time period. Because of these incident, Bill have to pay the consequences of coming in late to the meeting. He was fired, and end up loosing his job because of being late. When Bill was offered another job to work in the Army to teach the recruit. There is one occassion where Bill was late in the class, and his excused was because of the traffic. The recruits were not happy, and again disappointed. The recruits leave the classroom showing no interest and respect to Bill because of being late in the class.

Two of Bill’s students in the class namely Benites and Davis was late attending to their other class. The reason why they were late is because, Davis forgot to bring his souvenir bracelet from his dad, and he asked Benites to go with him, and help him find the bracelet. Taking a long time to find, and look for the bracelet without realizing the time to report to their class resulted to coming in late to their class. Both of them have to face the punishment of coming in late to their class by doing 15 push-ups.

Like Bill, Davis, and Benites circumtances of being late. My friend Francis was always late too at his work place. He supposed to report at 5:30 a.m. at work, but he comes late most of the time. Because of coming in late to his job, he have to pay the consequences of his actions. He was demoted for six months and no raise to his salary during the period of demotion caused by coming in late at work.

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