Working 9 to 5 oh yeah! More like 8am to 4am!
I am not really on my phone all day long.
May seem like it but am not. I actually work sometimes with clients. The people who pay us so that I can pay you. Some days I do not check emails until much later in the day. Thus, the reason, not that I need one, for asking for messages to be put in my in box.
I will explain again.
When I am on the go, I can grab the message and then call in the car. I do want it emailed in case I do not have time to call. And also because I often forget things since I spend way too much time having to remind people about silly %$%%# that I have said over and over and over.
I am paying for your time, so it really matters little how many times i want you to give me same message or in what ways. I may decide next week to ask you to take the message and walk outside and around the building to put it on my desk. Or maybe take the message and make it into a paper airplane and fly it to me.
I can do this because I am the one who signs the paychecks.
That is how it works in the real world. And because I am crazy. And you guys are making me crazier by the minute.
If you do not like these basic rules of answering phones ( feel free on your own time to study any movies from the 1980s whereby you will see real people using these pink message pads for communicating with others in their workplace), then by all means feel free to start your own business and hire super nice, smart people that you adore but will have to repeat things to every day and that will make you want to rip out your hair by the roots and eat it.