3 Companies are After Me, I Need a Raise

Obinna works in a medium sized firm as an Accountant, he has been working in this company for 5 years with no raise. He has been trying to summon courage to ask his boss for raise but couldn’t until one day, he made up his mind and walked into his boss’s office.

“Sir, I’ll be straight with you, I know the economy isn’t great, but I have over three companies after me, and I would like to respectfully ask for a raise.”

After a few minutes of haggling the boss finally agrees to a 5% raise, and Obinna happily gets up to leave.

“By the way”, asks the boss as Obinna is getting up, “which three companies are after you?”

“The electric company, water company, and phone company”, Obinna replied.

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