“Xiao Shen, pour me a cup of coffee.”
“Xiao Shen, bring me the box of tissues.”
“I have to continue working at noon today, Xiao Shen, could you help me pick up takeout.”
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Shen Zhen listened to these people commanding him, his face expressionless. This was his second day at work, and no one led him still,. He still sat at his desk playing with his cell phone or in a daze.
“Xiao Shen.” Seeing that Shen Zhen didn’t move at all, and didn’t look like he intended to help, Ye Min walked over with a frown, and said in a bad tone, “Did you not hear your colleague?”
Shen Zhen glanced at him: “You also know that they were colleagues?”
Ye Min: “What do you mean?”
Shen Zhen chuckled: “Those who didn’t know thought I was here to be their nanny.”
“No that’s not right, the nanny doesn’t have to be so comprehensive.”
It was still working time, Ye Min didn’t continue arguing with Shen Zhen, he just gave Shen Zhen a deep look: “Do whatever you want.”
Then, Shen Zhen was ostracized.
A group of grown men even played the trick of ostracizing. Not even children played like this when Shen Zhen was in kindergarten.
When it was time to eat at noon, Shen Zhen took the elevator to the top floor again. Qin Xing had said that he would dine with him in the future, and Shen Zhen was too lazy to go to the cafeteria.
Shen Zhen didn’t complain to Qin Xing. In Shen Zhen’s opinion, these were trivial matters, and there was no need to mention it.
It would be ridiculous if he couldn’t even handle these few people.
The closer to the end of the year, the busier Qin Xing was. In addition to various business meetings and contract renewals, he had to review the company’s financial situation for this year. He could only meet with Shen Zhen at noon. The time they spent together in a day was just under an hour.
“Are you tired?” Qin Xing asked Shen Zhen.
Shen Zhen just used his chopsticks to pick up a piece of shredded pork and shook his head when he heard this: “I’m not tired.”
He really wasn’t tired, just bored.
Qin Shan came to eat once yesterday and stopped coming. This was what she said to Shen Zhen: “Dining with Youngest Uncle, nothing I eat tastes delicious, and the psychological pressure is too high. It’s impressive that you can handle it, but I will not be eating together with you two, you can just accompany Youngest Uncle more.”
Qin Xing didn’t say anything after learning that Qin Shan would not come again, he simply didn’t care at all.
Qin Xing smiled and said: “There is a meeting on the weekend, Xiao Zhen, why not make a cameo as Uncle’s secretary for a day?”
Shen Zhen had never been a secretary, but he also knew that the secretary needed to record everything that went on in the meeting. He asked, “Do I bring a pen and paper or a laptop?”
Qin Xing: “Use whatever you are used to.”
Shen Zhen smiled at Qin Xing: “Then it’s settled, I’ll be Uncle’s secretary.”
Qin Xing looked at Shen Zhen’s smile, and the hand he had rested on the table moved slightly, but he quickly resisted the urge and calmed down. The smile on the corner of his mouth did not change at all, only his eyes gradually became darker: “Su Shiqing went back to the Su family.”
Shen Zhen was stunned: “Really?”
Qin Xing’s tone was doting: “Uncle has never forgotten anything Xiao Zhen has said to Uncle.”
Shen Zhen didn’t know why but his heart felt a little bittersweet, and his voice was hoarse: “Uncle.”
He had never been cared so much by anyone. His biological parents were as good as stepparents, and the only friend and object of his affection would not care so much about him either. Shen Zhen was a little dazed.
Qin Xing didn’t say anymore: “Xiao Zhen, come to Uncle if you have any problems.”
Shen Zhen nodded, and then only dared to focus on eating with his head buried.
In the afternoon, Shen Zhen was still sitting on the cold bench.
He looked at the time on the phone, and a sneer appeared on the corner of his mouth.
When it was time to get off work, Ye Min began packing up the documents. He turned his head to see if Shen Zhen had left. As a group leader, he also worked in the company for two years before being promoted. His ability was average and could only rely on waiting for his seniority to increase. After waiting for the group leader who had been on top of him to leave, and his colleagues were almost all promoted, it finally became his turn.
Although he was just a little group leader, he still had a bit of power. Since becoming the group leader, group members would call him to send messages during holidays, and on birthdays, group members and colleagues would also send him red envelopes.
Walking in the company, it seemed that he could hold his head up.
Shen Zhen’s arrival was like a wake-up call.
At first glance, he could tell that this newcomer had backing, but this backing was definitely not big, otherwise he would not be just a small office worker.
Even if the relatives of the leaders above join the company, they would not come to the media department, but definitely go to the departments with real power.
Ye Min wanted to knock him down a peg or two, and let him know that he shouldn’t think that he could do whatever he wanted just because he had backing.
Moreover, he had finally become a group leader. If even a newcomer could disobey his words, where would he put his face? He had to let Shen Zhen know who he should listen to in the company.
“Shen Zhen, don’t go yet.” Ye Min saw that Shen Zhen had walked to the corridor, and called out to Shen Zhen.
Shen Zhen stood tall and straight, leaning against the wall with a smile on his lips, the black suit he wore made him not look like just a small office worker, but like some family’s young master: “Is something wrong?”
Ye Min’s tone was mild: “Today our work group has a small meeting.”
Shen Zhen shrugged: “Okay.”
He had an appointment with Yang Changsheng today to talk about taking over the building projects.
He sent a message to Yang Changsheng, and pushed back the agreed time.
Shen Zhen walked into the conference room. There were several conference rooms on each floor. After all, after taking over a project, internal discussions must be held. The sizes of the conference rooms also varied. For a group meeting of ten people, the smallest one was used, but the sound insulation effect was very good.
After a few minutes, the group members came in.
As soon as Ye Min came in, he instructed Shen Zhen: “Xiao Shen go to pour the water first, the disposable water cup is over there.”
Shen Zhen sat still.
Ye Min became impatient: “Xiao Shen?!”
Shen Zhen looked at him: “What?”
Ye Min: “Didn’t you hear me?!”
Shen Zhen smiled: “I heard.”
Ye Min had long been holding back his anger: “Then why don’t you move! You are here to work! You are not here to be a young master!”
The group members were originally not prepared to speak. It was fine for them to speak ill of people behind their backs, but not in person. After all, working in a company, you could scheme however much you want behind the scenes, but directly and face to face? Forget it.
But at this time Ye Min already stood forward. The group leader could control their performance evaluation at the end of the year. The number of year-end awards depended on the group leader. The group members looked at each other and could only support Ye Min.
“That’s right, Xiao Shen, Brother Ye is right, no matter how lazy you are at home, you have to be diligent at work.”
“Xiao Shen, Brother Ye is also doing this for your sake. Besides, it’s not a big deal, it’s just pouring a cup of water.”
“Xiao Shen, your attitude is not acceptable.”
However, Shen Zhen just smiled slightly, his arms crossed over his chest, and sat in the same position as steady as a mountain, looking with a smile at this group of people.
Ye Min: “Shen Zhen, if you don’t want to endure hardship, leave early. I can’t deal with you. Find someone who can deal with you.”
Shen Zhen finally laughed aloud: “To endure hardship is to bring tea and water to you? Diligence is to be a nanny?”
Ye Min’s face turned darker: “Who didn’t go through this? If you aren’t even willing to pour tea, can you still do your job well?”
Shen Zhen: “It turns out that the company actually has a rule that newcomers must serve tea and water. I wonder who set this rule. Tell me, I’ll go ask them about it.”
The group members were also angered by Shen Zhen’s tone.
“Shen Zhen, Brother Ye sees that you are a newcomer and wants to take care of you. Why is it that there are so many newcomers, but you are the only one stubborn?”
“You are here to work, not be a young master.”
“That’s right, Brother Ye has such a good temper, yet even he has become so angry because of you.”
“The company doesn’t lack newcomers like you. If you don’t want to do it, then get lost.”
“If you are that proud, then go ahead and leave the company.”
Shen Zhen looked at these people. These people were very young. When they first came out into society, they probably had ambitions and wanted to make a career for themselves. However, after working in the company for so long, their vitality was worn away. Every day they only thought about how to get the job done as soon as possible, not to make progress. So long as there was a stable salary they were satisfied.
Perhaps the only goal was to wait for their seniority to increase, until they could be the group leader. Then they were content.
If these people appeared in front of Qin Xing, Qin Xing very directly would fire them all.
The salary of the employees at the head office was not low. Ordinary employees who were not late, did not ask for leave, and did not make mistakes had a basic monthly salary of 50,000 yuan.
Not to mention after promotion, Ye Min’s basic salary was 80,000 yuan a month, and there was also commission, which made his salary basically able to be stabilized at 100,000 yuan a month.
“Clap clap clap.”
Everyone closed their mouths and watched Shen Zhen clapping with a leg crossed and propped over the other knee.
“Interesting.” Shen Zhen said with a smile, “It’s the first time I’ve heard that it’s your duty to serve tea and pour water. And if you don’t serve tea and pour water, you’re a young master. Are you here to be office workers in the company, or servants in the company?”
Everyone glared at him in anger.
Shen Zhen: “Don’t force me to speak too harshly. You people are willing to be servants, but I’m not.”
“Ye Min, do you know what your face looks like? You are here to work, I don’t know what you are usually like, but at least you should do your job well at work. Letting the newcomers sit on the bench and serve tea and water, of course you don’t feel bad about it since you are not the one paying our salaries.”
“Do you think the company’s money fell from the sky?”
“In order to always have a special status, you insist on suppressing the people below and brainwashing them.” Shen Zhen looked at Ye Min, then turned to look at the group members, “What do you think he can do for you? Or, at the end of the year, you think your evaluation will depend on his whim?”
The group members did not dare to speak, they were indeed afraid of the end of the year evaluation.
At the end of the year, if they could be rated as an outstanding employee, the year-end bonus would be 500,000 yuan.
Ye Min: “What nonsense are you talking about!”
Shen Zhen patted the table and stood up, startling everyone.
“Ye Min, if the company’s employees are all like you, this company would not be far from bankruptcy. You don’t want to make progress, you only know how to play small tricks to control the people below. You don’t dare to be open and honest but you are quite capable at randomly finding reasons.” Shen Zhen pointed to the door outside, “I’ll call the supervisor now and we can have a chat about this together.”
Ye Min: “…..You, don’t think that I’m afraid of you just because you bring out the supervisor. You have backing, but don’t think that you are all that capable just because you have backing.”
Shen Zhen sneered: “Even a person like me with backing can see reason better than you, shouldn’t you be ashamed?”
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Ye Min: “Don’t make excuses!”
Shen Zhen looked at him indifferently, gaze like an iceberg that would not melt for ten thousand years, there was no other emotion in his eyes except indifference, and even his words seemed to take on the quality of ice: “Ye Min, I don’t quibble with you, because you are nothing. But before you held this denunciation meeting, did you think about the consequences?”
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