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Hooray for friday… sort of.

I’m so moody today. And I didn’t have the nerve to outright quit or anything… I had to find out what other options might exist that I hadn’t thought of… and there actually was one. HR Girl suggested I split my job up… take two jobs, part time, right here. There are no other positions open right now except data entry (the Lowest of the Low, and I don’t mean the band…) and I’m not going back there. The other option is to work part time in the Sales department as an administrative assistant, doing filing and paperwork and such for the sales guys. I like the sales guys… they’re pretty entertaining.

I found out on break today that two of the people who worked here quit in a rather volatile scene after I left early on wednesday. They got into a heated discussion with a third party that ended in their quitting. I’m almost sorry I missed it.

No, it’s not an entirely stable workplace (stocks are down to an all-time low, I believe,) but neither is anywhere… Or so I’m told.

8 Comments

  • chrisg

    November 17, 2000 at 9:33 am

    I’d love to have a data entry job right now, if it meant I didn’t have to deal with the public. 🙂 Not a job I’d want for a long time though.

    • Jenny Lee Silver

      November 17, 2000 at 9:41 am

      It’s okay for a few weeks… that’s what I started off doing at this company. It was easy and mindless and you could listen to anything you wanted on your headphones… but it got boring fast.

      I don’t do bored well.

      • chrisg

        November 17, 2000 at 6:56 pm

        Re: boring

        Yeah, boring sucks. And I see how it can quickly become boring. Then again, so is sitting around all day doing nothing 🙁

        I need to move to some place that actually has jobs available, that don’t completely suck.

        • Jenny Lee Silver

          November 17, 2000 at 8:10 pm

          Re: boring

          Heh… Toronto has jobs available. If you’re a programmer.

  • Anonymous

    November 17, 2000 at 8:25 pm

    rose from work

    just thought i’d look through you journal again…I’v been home sick for a few days…totaly lost my voice…by the way who quit at work

    • Jenny Lee Silver

      November 17, 2000 at 9:39 pm

      Re: rose from work

      heh… Susan & Andrew in the music dept. Hi rose! 🙂

  • Anonymous

    November 18, 2000 at 5:09 pm

    rose

    who did they have the argument with…you don’t have to say if you don’t want to….it’s going to be hard on them…they live together…and you don’t get unemployment unless you really have a good reason…and even then you have to wait forever…good luck to them and i hope there happier know, i know they haven’t been for awhile….seems like everyone who moves over there is not to happy…have a good weekend

    • Jenny Lee Silver

      November 19, 2000 at 7:57 am

      Re: rose

      That I don’t know, since I had left for home by then. I’m almost sorry I went home, I hate hearing things 2nd hand and not finding out everything that’s happening. Ahh well… it’ll all be clear later, I guess.