No pictures today. Sorry. We were so busy at work I forgot to take any pictures to show you. Instead, I'll tell you some things about it.
This job is pretty tough for minimum wage, but the very best thing about it is that I am getting some much-needed extra money.
It's also reminding me of some things about real life that I haven't had to deal with lately. Some of this might sound negative, but I mean everything quite sincerely.
The job is a reminder that I don't have to be in charge. This was my 6th Friday. Up until today, I've been at the bottom of the totem pole, that is to say, the most recent hire. What that means is that everyone tells me what to do. Basically, I can't seem to do anything right. Technically, that's not true. But each person has certain ways they think things should be done, and they don't agree with each other. I need to just keep my mouth shut, and accept my humble position.
It's a test of my patience to accept things that drive me crazy. I have to put up with a couple of things that really annoy me. I hate having jobs ripped out of my hands, just because someone else doesn't like exactly how I'm doing it. But, I need to accept that everyone knows how to do this slightly better than I do.
There is a clear gender bias for certain tasks. This makes me livid, but I need to keep my mouth shut and keep this job. I have a history of getting in trouble for having a big mouth, so I just need to let it go and hang in there. I'm not trying to start a career, just earn a paycheck.
Today, a new person started, so I got micro-managed slightly less. Can't say I was sorry about that!
I'm headed for bed.
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