An ‘Orderly Shutdown’: Set Your Out-of-Office E-mail, and Don’t Forget to Water the Plants
October 1, 2013
"Unfortunately, that day has come." Michael Conley stands at the head of a conference room table, surrounded by his agency’s soon-to-be-furloughed staff. He is grave. But also reassuring. Out of the 21 people in this room, he will be the only one reporting for work tomorrow.