This pilot fish has worked in his company's IT department for more than two decades, and somehow he's never quite made his peace with the annual employee review process.

"When I started, all reviews were done in Microsoft Word," says fish. "The manager would write your review and meet with you to discuss it, and then you both signed off on it.

"Fifteen years ago, they began having the employees write their own reviews. Five years after that we switched to an HR system where employees had to log on and write their reviews and click Submit, and the managers would check a box saying they had read them."

Fish soon becomes suspicious that his manager isn't actually reading any of the yearly reviews. To test his theory, he begins adding unusual items to the "accomplishments" field each year, just to see what he can get away with.

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