To work at BDX, one has to be a "wolf in lemings clothing". If you are not aggressive, you will not succeed and will be eaten. If you are fortunate at BDX, you will have a boss who mentors you (most don't). I had good bosses and I had some really bad ones at BDX (but had more of the scum-sucking, back stabbing, politicians then "straight" ones). It is a tight balancing act to be "assertive" and never speak up on issues that bother you. BDX operates according to Finagle's Law, which is: "The likelyhood of a thing happening is inversely proportional to it's desirability"