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Wageslave general algol 41957720

So how's your job coming along?

algol 41957721

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So I got promoted today but in an odd way.

There's been a firing air in the company lately with lots of folks leaving and whatnot. The boss views the nursing department as fairly incompetent.
So to keep myself from being fired, I've been taking on bits of duties. When I figure out how to do them, I intentionally don't teach anyone else how to do them so that I can become too essential to fire.

Today, the bosses boss called me into her office. Now I was shit terrified because I feel like I've been fucking up at the job lately. The boss though started asking me about if I feel like I have leadership qualities. I was real nervous but changed my tune quick when I realized this was a promotion interview, as well as when the boss pretty much said that either I take this job or people get fired. Now here's where I tried to start flexing a bit on what I know about the job while telling her about things that are going wrong in the place. My boss tried to avoid letting her boss know about anything wrong going on and keep her in the dark. So I figured that essentially started out as an informant on things going wrong would create that "working relationship" later on to be a manager.

Then later on, the bosses boss came to our department and started asking us all these questions, made us look like idiots. I took charge and started explaining things better than my boss does. Now that I have some level of power, I need to rapidly change a lot of things to alleviate my bosses concerns within the next month. Pretty much, either I perform and start heavily reforming the department or I get fired.

It's just odd because me taking on additional duties and being "the only person who knows how they work" is a big part of why I was chosen for the promotion apparently. Now that I've gained a level of power, I need to figure out how to use it asap. My former boss who's now my underling is a situation I need to figure out asap.
The part that makes me feel like an asshole is me figuring out how to do additional duties that my boss didn't know how to do and not teaching anyone else how to do them. Then when the boss boss came down to the department, my boss looked like an idiot compared to me which was all according to keikakku. Feels a bit dirty but now I'm head of nursing at the clinic.

Reading bits and pieces of the 49 laws of power and machiavelli has been surprisingly applicable to the work place tbh.
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Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41957723

It's alright. Today is supposed to be my day off but I have already been made aware of possibly being called in because one of my co-workers is not feeling well. So that kinda sucks. I'm actually in contact with them though and I will know fairly soon if they are gonna bail their shift. I'm a little on edge about that but at the same time I've kind of accepted it.

Although technically, even if I do get called in, I'm not obligated to go, because I'm not on the schedule, so I can say I can't go in and really the worst that will happen is my manager might be irritated with me. But I don't think I will actually get in trouble. So I'm not entirely sure how I want to deal with that.

One one hand I am absolutely dreading the idea of having to work on a day I'm supposed to have off (especially since I worked yesterday and I'm definitely working tomorrow). On the other hand, I guess it would be more money? idk
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Dodger (nu-phone) 41957729

I'm a shift leader now. I'll get my store keys as soon as the background check is done.


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I earn a reasonable amount of money for doing barely anything at the moment.

Our entire department got restructered by a bunch of retards resulting in some people having so much work now that they don't knwo what to do first while a selected few can twiddle their thumbs, including me.

Snowbell!MbICrazyYs 41957743

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I'm lane captain this week. It's my job to make sure the wheels don't fall off, both literally and figuratively.

Anonymous 41957758

It is just an internship so I'm not getting paid, but I still really enjoy my work.

Vio Lette!qXZZ8NDkR. 41957797

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What the fuck are those? Abominable Ku Klux Klan snowmen?

Anonymous 41957798

Pewdiepie's family.

Faust Lv.29!cpbuwI00Vo 41957806

What a fucking nigger! Jeez. Oh my god, what the fuck? Sorry, but what the fuck? What a fucking asshole! I don’t mean that in a bad way. Jesus. Fuck. Why would he do that? Legit, why would he do that?

Dashy !SUNBUtt9Io 41957808

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>net worth of $90m

niggas causing a controversy so he can cash out

Reav 41957842


Good, good, let the power flow through you...

A.C.E. 41957859

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>tfw unemployed and broke AF

Elicoor13 41957890

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decently. i'm one of the better employees in chilled, i keep getting responsibilities tossed at me, and i'm finally fitting in.

i think being accident prone is giving me a reputation tho.

Hauptmann 41958104

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>tfw have to start working the weekends

Shiny Puppy (Element of Fleas) 41958146

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Sitting in a cube, QC checking my lab reports and applying data qualifiers. Gonna make a monthly summary of some surface water quality data. Not a very stressful day.

A.C.E. 41958158

Although I do plan on getting a job at either Walmart or some kind of warehouse, I wanna save up for a BEAST of a PC because I have so many games on steam that run terribly and are nigh unplayable.

Shiny Puppy (Element of Fleas) 41958160

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>Job at Walmart
<Beast of a PC
You need to pick one. Unless you plan on literally saving everything for an entire month of work, you ain't getting that anytime soon.

Toothless Alligator!!Octavia 41958255

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Well I went from being paid to not do my job to being paid to actually do my job. A few months ago I got my WSI (Water Safety Instructor) so I could teach swim lessons, but they never let me teach and just had me sit in the office doing nothing and getting paid for it. Starting today they finally decided to put me in the water so I can actually teach little brats how to not drown.

A.C.E. 41958259

If I work 30 hours a week I will make over 210$ dollars a week (tax not included) so I could buy one in no time at that rate.

The Person Who Posts As Fluttershy (Element of Self-descriptive Usernames) 41958319

Have you suggested staying out of water? That seems like it would work

I mean, I'm not a professional like you...

Hauptmann 41958320

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>doing nothing and getting paid for it
That is everyday at work for me. Gotta skate off till it's time to go home.

Shiny Puppy (Element of Fleas) 41958333

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Except you need to account for taxes, social security, medicare, UAI, etc. Paychecks are complicated.

Toothless Alligator!!Octavia 41958334

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I mean, for higher swim levels of swim lessons that's a thing I could do. But if I'm teaching kids who actually could drown if I'm not right there, that's not a very good idea. Besides, not like I have a problem with going in the water and teaching. If I didn't want to do it, I wouldn't have gotten my WSI in the first place.


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I made the mistake of being good at my job. Never do that, it's not worth it.

Anonymous 41958390

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What's the downside?


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Okay, so let me break down how the real world works, because what they teach you in school is wrong.

Hard work doesn't pay off, it just makes people expect more out of you. You see, when you work hard, the regular level people expect out of you rises. You normalize the fact that you are effective so that is what people are going to expect from you. On the flip side, if you are lazy and incompetent, people expect next to nothing out of you, so when you do next to nothing, people are basically fine with that. When you become known as a diligent, hard worker that can produce results, that is what people begin to expect from you. If you don't continue to produce on the level people expect, they think you are slacking and not doing a good job, even if you're now doing the same level of work as the slacker whom everyone deems incompetent, but you are now the only one getting shit on because people expect more from you than they do of them.

Also, once you prove yourself as competent and productive, you will be the first option on the table when something needs to be done, essentially increasing your workload by a buttload because they would rather have you do it than give it to someone capable but less competent.

The moral of the story is that hard work just makes you have to work harder than the lazy people who do next to nothing, and the amount of work you will have shoveled on you is exponentially larger than the bonuses you will get for being better than others.
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Toothless Alligator!!Octavia 41958402

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You can be good at your job while coming off as completely incompetent so that people still have low expectations. It's how basically the entirety of how I do everything.


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Also, if you become too good at your job you become essential. This sounds like a good thing until you realize you've painted yourself into a corner of which there is no escape without being a complete douchebag.

For example, I cannot be fired from my job. Period. Literally it is impossible. This sounds great until the realization sets in that you are now so essential to the company that you also are no longer allowed to quit either.

That is what I did and I don't recommend it unless you have a job you actually enjoy, which I do not. However if I were to quit, the company would literally shut down and I would be responsible for putting 35 people out of work.

So yeah.

That's the smart way to do things. I wish I would have done that. I am bad at acting dumb, which is something I need to work on.

Toothless Alligator!!Octavia 41958404

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I don't think it's acting for me so much as I am actually incompetent, but somehow get stuff done anyways.

Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41958405


I mean you're right but that's not really a big truth bomb or anything, it makes sense.

I feel like I'm one of those people who works hard and tries their best at their job but never really excels in any particular way so even though I put in genuine effort, nobody really expects me to work miracles or whatever. Like I'm definitely not the first choice to be called on when serious shit needs to get done.

And I'm kind of okay with that, for now at least.
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My problem is that I'm lazy so I put a lot of effort into doing as little effort as possible.

To give you an example, the paperwork I had to do used to have a lot of manual math involved and a lot of writing in numbers by hand on a sheet of paper. I got tired of doing this almost instantly so I spent two days designing an excel sheet that required me to enter three simple numbers that would auto-calculate and fill the whole sheet for me, turning a 45 minute job into a 3 minute job.

The downside of doing this is that instead of that project taking me almost an hour to complete, it now takes me less than 5 minutes, freeing up an hour of more work I could potentially do during the day.

So in the process of trying to be lazy I inadvertently gave myself 40 minutes of extra work per day.

Toothless Alligator!!Octavia 41958411

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I mean my job, when I'm not teaching, is to look over the online stuff we at our pool on top of answering questions at the front desk and phone. I think my boss thinks that is a lot more work than it actually is, when the reality is that majority of my hours spent working I am just on my phone goofing off. When I do have to do work though it is a lot and all at once so no one else wants to do it. So I basically get paid for like 30hr weeks when I do about maybe 2 hours of work a month. Though I guess that's changing a bit since now I'll be teaching for like 2 hours each week.

Unknownpony!UNKNOwnY.U 41958412

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You simply go for rise and if they don't want you to give it to you that you will start looking for other job
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PinkMarine!a7L1w0Y.VA 41958414

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Is this thread even real? First thread I saw as I opened /oat/ drunk on a wednesday..

7 years in university. Got my "dream job" out of uni at a public accounting firm.

First 12 hour day today, its not even busy season and all i know how to do is get wasted alone. Fuck.

Why is life like this. What is this. What is the meaning of life. I want girls not spreadsheets FUCK


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My job doesn't work like most others. What I have to do on any given day is dictated more by reality than a set of instructions I have to follow. A lot of my friends think my job is like working a cashier job at Walmart but it doesn't work that way. In those types of jobs, you aren't really doing anything specifically important. Like if you don't show up they can just have someone else do it, or just open one less cashier lane that day.

In my job I don't get the luxury of vacations or sick days, because of I don't do my job, shit goes south super fast.

If our ATM machine breaks, I have to get it fixed, or we are going to lose like 100 bucks per shift until it gets fixed. If the refrigeration breaks, I have to fix it immediately or product goes bad. If our accounts are low, checks start bouncing and we either don't get deliveries, or employees paychecks don't go though. I can't not do it or 'just do it tomorrow'.
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algol 41958416

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Is there no way to train staff on any of that? These seem like the sort of things you have an assistant manager or "random guy who's good with his hands" for.

I started learning how to do things that my co-workers didn't know how to do so I wouldn't get fired. Now I'm low level management. I guess I'll have to learn how to be a manager. I can already tell that I'm going to have to learn how to delegate tasks and train employees so that I'm not doing like 90% of the work.
I just realized that my workload and responsibility has doubled since I got promoted. The job is way more stressful, I can't spend my whole shift on the internet or take 20 minute naps anymore. I can already feel that while the extra money will be nice, I'm already way more stressed and my hours at work are going to go up.
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Toothless Alligator!!Octavia 41958417

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That sounds like a lot jobs, but not much like mine I suppose. I guess I am in charge when an emergency happens here and am responsible to resolve it as fast as possible, but that's less financial stuff and more lives at stake.

Though in general my job isn't easily replaceable since it's a lot of training and not many people seek it out at my age (above 18).

The Shucc!YoRdlEjxQ6 41958419

>My job doesn't work like most others. What I have to do on any given day is dictated more by reality than a set of instructions I have to follow.

The Shucc!YoRdlEjxQ6 41958421

> In those types of jobs, you aren't really doing anything specifically important
Toy, you have literally posted on ponychan before while doing your job, because the only thing your ever so important job was required to do was to go to the fucking bank. If you can argue for hours in discord while doing your job, you don't have a very hard job, I'm sorry.

Chewy [Element Of Fortitude]!MUSIC.FbVY 41958440

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>schedule for next week still isn't out


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I don't see what that has to do with anything. I can do two things at once. Often when I'm posting here I am also working. That is why I do it from my phone, because I'm not just at a desk where I can fuck around.

I'm rarely ever sitting here actually spending time JUST posting here or on Discord. Often times I'm making a post while simultaneously doing something else. When I'm repairing the AC unit for example, I'll work on something then take a minute to post something then check in a few minutes later to see what has been said. I don't just sit here doing nothing.

Going to the bank is a part of my job I have to do nearly every day, but it is hardly the majority of it, nor is it the most labor intensive.

Yesterday I was watching YouTube videos while gathering parts to repair a broken trailer Axel, because I needed the flashlight on my phone, so I just had it running while I was working.

Just because I'm active on here doesn't mean I'm not working. Usually when I'm active on here it's because working pisses me off and I like to talk to people while I work to take my mind off what I'm doing.

That's why you rarely ever see me active when I'm off work.

The Shucc!YoRdlEjxQ6 41958447

You are posting on your phone and watching youtube videos while you work, how do you not understand that this why your job isn't hard?


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Have you ever repaired an AC unit or rebuilt a deep fryer?

I mean, I don't get what your point is here. I'm assuming that you think that since it's not something that requires my full, undivided attention that it's not actually "work", however to be quite frank there are is next to nothing that actually requires my full, undivided attention, so I'm not sure what you think "work" actually is.

Any job you have or have had I could probably do while still posting on here if I were allowed to do so.
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The Shucc!YoRdlEjxQ6 41958450

>however to be quite frank there are is next to nothing that actually requires my full, undivided attention
That is... that's why your job isn't hard. How is this not registering to you?

>Any job you have or have had I could probably do while still posting on here if I were allowed to do so.

You legitimately do not understand what hard work is holy shit.


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Okay, tell me what hard work is then, because apparently you know it better than I.

Warehouse work? Done it. Not difficult. Annoying and boring. Would have ample time to post.

Receptionist. Mostly a lot of sitting around doing nothing.

Security. Took naps between patrols or brought a flash drive with a MAME emulator to use on the work computer between patrols.

Cashier work. Not difficult. Would have had plenty of time to be on my phone if allowed to.

Repair work. Done it, still had time to post.

Enlighten me, exactly what you think 'hard work' is? I am very eager to hear.

When I said there is next to nothing that requires my full undivided attention, I meant it would be true in basically any job you could think to put me in.
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Admiral 41958455

Warehouse work may be annoying and boring, but you don't have time to post, and that doesn't make it easy.


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You can make posts between moving things. Warehouse work does not require both hands to be full 100% of the time.

The only strain of warehouse work is physical, and honestly the only thing about it that sucks is that it makes me angry and bored because physical labor is not enjoyable for me in any capacity.
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The Shucc!YoRdlEjxQ6 41958457

>Warehouse work? Done it. Not difficult. Annoying and boring. Would have ample time to post.

>Receptionist. Mostly a lot of sitting around doing nothing.

>Cashier work. Not difficult. Would have had plenty of time to be on my phone if allowed to.

>Repair work. Done it, still had time to post.

You're right about security, but the rest, holy shit I don't even know where to begin. You haven't had a single hard job in your life if you think this is what that means.

Reverend!Slavshit.Y 41958458

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>mfw parents think I've been infected by socialist propaganda because I called the flat tax regressive


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Or maybe what you think is hard is something I see as mediocre and irritating.

I HAVE done 'hard work', but it wasn't hard for me, just irritating or boring, which is what made it difficult. The biggest thing that makes work hard for me is if it's mind-numbing and unengaging.

The Shucc!YoRdlEjxQ6 41958460

I would love to see Toy work as a waitress at a busy restaurant and try to post on her phone, and watch her get fired the second she attempts to post on ponychan.

Yeah man, you're just that amazingly gifted as a worker, where simple peasant jobs are mere child's play to you. You do real work, like going to the bank and fixing the AC once a day.

Toothless Alligator!!Octavia 41958461

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Hardwork is less the actual job title you work, but the workload and supervision over it given. Like there are easy jobs working as a waiter and hard jobs working as one.


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I work for a fucking restaurant. Are you retarded?

I started as a regular employee washing dishes at fucking 2am in an in an uninsulated room in February. Have YOU ever worked at a restaurant? Have you ever BEEN to a restaurant? I see waiters and waitresses on their phones during their downtime all the time.

The Shucc!YoRdlEjxQ6 41958463

>during down time

If you work for like, a local business maybe. I don't know what down time you're even talking about if it's a large busy restaurant though, your perspective is so ridiculously skewed through the one job you've ever had it's absurd.


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Dude, those restaurants actually give their employees 15 minute uninterrupted breaks. The one I work for basically means 'You have to take your break when there are no customers', which means if you're taking a lunch break and a customer shows up, you leave your sandwich or whatever in the back room, serve the customer and then go back to finish when your job is done.

Tell me, have you ever been in a job where you have to be on-call 24/7? Where at 4 AM on Saturday night on your day off you can get called down to fix something that is broken like a toaster?
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The Shucc!YoRdlEjxQ6 41958465

>Tell me, have you ever been in a job where you have to be on-call 24/7? Where at 4 AM on Saturday night on your day off you can get called down to fix something that is broken like a toaster?
Alright you win, I don't even know what to reply anymore, you think fixing toasters is hard work, merry christmas.

algol 41958466

I had tons of down time when I worked in fast food. I'd also have nights where you're busy as fuck the entire time and it's a crazy ass workload.
Restaurant work is all "hurry up and wait". You bust your ass specifically so that you can fuck around for a bit with down time.
Managers who don't understand the worker need for downtime since restaurant work can get very stressful, though those are places where corporate doesn't like having employees stay for over 6 months usually.
When I worked franchise, that was how it worked.
Though the 15 minute breaks are far less than what you get in other restaurants, partly because you're screwed out of them a lot and also because you're not allowed to even sit down outside of those breaks. Of course, your lunch break is usually your two 15 minute breaks put together so you choose to either eat or have to do mindless chores like scrubbing a back table for the fourth time so you look like you're working when the manager comes around.

Places with defined breaks have consistently been fucking horrible ime tbh. I would choose to have my meal interrupted than a "15 minute break" every single time.

Though with my experiences, this was georgia. So the management culture and labor laws are different than a lot of places. Folks from other parts of the country usually describe managers in the south as acting like they're the employees deity.
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Apparently you don't even know what hard work is. Do you know how to fix a toaster? Do you know how to wire it up so it doesn't blow half the fuse box in the back? Because this isn't a two slice toaster. It's an industrial, belt fed toaster with six glass encased heating elements that are wired in a specific way, and if you wire it the wrong way you're either replacing the outlet you plugged it into, the plug itself or the entire toaster if you actually fuck it up.

Have you ever actually repaired anything in your life?

Have you ever actually even HAD a job? Because the way you're talking you act like having a job is like this huge undertaking that requires everything of a person. Most of the jobs you're trying to pawn off on me are not even hard.
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Exactly. I worked at Radio Shack and it was like that. You had to be doing something if you weren't on break, even if it was something pointless and mindless like arranging a shelf or dusting shit. It was horrible. But it doesn't mean it was 'hard'. The work itself was simple. It was just irritating that you had to keep doing mindless bullshit to fill an arbitrary quota.

What I'm getting at is that I can post on my phone while working because like I said, I can basically do whatever the fuck I want because I can't get fired. If I had had that ability at any other job, I would be posting just as much.

Just because I'm not ALLOWED to doesn't mean I couldn't.

Dashy !SUNBUtt9Io 41958472

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The way things are going I'm actually going to be under training for over half of my army career

who the fuck needs a real job

vynn 41958481

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I feel like I could be doing a lot better and sometimes feel like really incompetent, but there's still a bunch that really only I am responsible for and which I can adequately do, which is I guess fine enough.

It just sucks that a bunch of my tasks take so much time that if two things need to get done at the same time, someone's going to get mad that it wasn't done fast enough. Had enough times where people escalated stuff to my manager asking why I hadn't done something yet, and it's always like...Ugh, I was just about to fix your stuff but I was busy with like three other things so just keep your shirt on.

I really want to be given more server/admin responsibilities but I really just can't as it is. Hope things slow down enough to get to it eventually.


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Well im alabourer, and the person im contracted to raised my hourly rate by a$1.50 in the first month and a half. So its ok as far as contracting go's i guess?
>On call 24/7
>4 AM on Saturday night on your day off you can get called down to fix something that is broken like a toaster?
A-are you ok?
do you need a cookie?
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Jacey 41958565

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I don't earn a great deal but I spent my last shift having a picnic so I don't really want any more than I get


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