The Work Thread 2 - Get back to work!

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by Christmas CrackErrkal » Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:40 am

Oblomov Boblomov wrote:I'm away for most of December so I have arranged the work Christmas party to take place tonight :slol: like strawberry float am I missing out on that.

Anyone else looking forward to shaming themselves through alcohol abuse in front of their colleagues this festive season?


I'm looking forward to see people do that at ours, they do a massive one form the whole site (about 1800 people) so should be interesting.

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by Trelliz » Sat Dec 01, 2018 8:55 am

I'm moving house the day before ours so i'm probably out.

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by Dowbocop » Sat Dec 01, 2018 9:08 am

My work party is tonight, we couldn't get tickets to the official hospital Christmas party so we're just doing a departmental one. Haven't been to a Christmas party at this work (been working there for three of them) so quite looking forward to it.

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by Bunni » Sat Dec 01, 2018 9:40 am

Since I’ve gone freelance I don’t have a work party to go to. But we are off to a wedding today so that’ll be fine.

Shite though, my last trust had a massive party for all the hospitals. It was on a massive boat on the Thames, couple free drinks, do and disco, jazz band and speedboat rides. Was strawberry floating awesome. And free. Thanks taxpayers!

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by Qikzmas » Sat Dec 01, 2018 10:46 am

andretmzt wrote:Just focus on your goal of making the casting a career and try to ignore the gooseberry fool at work. I strawberry floating hate work, I'm currently sat here on a night shift getting paid the same as someone who never works weekends, let alone full night shifts, and getting paid less than someone is only on call to do the night shift. strawberry floating bizzaro world man. But it pays the bills and I have a goal in sight so I'm trying to focus on that.

Easier said than done of course.


I'm lucky, I often work out of our office on a customer site where everyone is ten times happier and the work is harder, but ten times less stressful. I just know if the extra people leave it's going to leave me with a strawberry float ton of work.

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by I Believe In Stool Bloke » Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:59 pm

strawberry float sake, the weekend was a write-off thanks to the Christmas party, now I'm desperately trying to produce a presentation ready for my interview tomorrow :fp:.

How to implement an organisational-wide restructure over 12 months :dread:

This is going to be embarrassingly awful. I'm quite good at blagging but I don't think I can pull this off.

Day 1 - launch the Bradford Factor :datass:

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by I Believe In Stool Bloke » Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:32 pm

Didn't get the job. I'm undoubtedly happier staying in my current role but it's certainly a knock to the old ego having to deal with the rejection! Also to know I won't be bringing home the additional bacon. :x

I didn't even think it went particularly badly. Will be interesting to hear the feedback.

Onto the next opportunity :datass:.

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by Green Gecko » Tue Dec 04, 2018 11:40 pm

I just calculated I've raised one quote worth about £30 gross after about 10 hours of consultation time tracking emails and initial meeting etc which is most probably net £10 or less.

I'm not supposed to be doing that anymore!! Goddamnit.

Just gonna get on with making gooseberry fool please god.

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PostRe: The Work Thread 2 - Get back to work!
by Tomous » Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:53 am

I Believe In Stool Bloke wrote:I'm away for most of December so I have arranged the work Christmas party to take place tonight :slol: like strawberry float am I missing out on that.

Anyone else looking forward to shaming themselves through alcohol abuse in front of their colleagues this festive season?


I’m changing jobs tomorrow so I’m going to both my old place and new place’s parties. They’re back to back next week :datass:

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by I Believe In Stool Bloke » Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:44 pm

Just finished work, not due back in the office until the 2nd January :slol: wtf mon.

Christmas is officially on :datass:.

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PostRe: The Work Thread 2 - Get back to work!
by Rocsteady » Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:47 pm

What the gooseberry fool, had you not taken any holidays all year?

I have none left, working every day except 25, 26 and the 1st :cry:

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by I Believe In Stool Bloke » Wed Dec 05, 2018 6:49 pm

Got 2 weeks and 2 days off for personal annual leave now, then we all get free leave after the 21st anyway. :datass:

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by Jenu-All I Want For Christmas » Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:37 pm

Tomous wrote:
I Believe In Stool Bloke wrote:I'm away for most of December so I have arranged the work Christmas party to take place tonight :slol: like strawberry float am I missing out on that.

Anyone else looking forward to shaming themselves through alcohol abuse in front of their colleagues this festive season?


I’m changing jobs tomorrow so I’m going to both my old place and new place’s parties. They’re back to back next week :datass:

Which comes first the old or the new? If the new job is the second party then you may want to take it easy at the first one - being the new guy who turns up to the Christmas party already smashed is not necessarily the best first impression! :lol:

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by Tomous » Thu Dec 06, 2018 1:39 pm

Jenu-All I Want For Christmas wrote:
Tomous wrote:
I Believe In Stool Bloke wrote:I'm away for most of December so I have arranged the work Christmas party to take place tonight :slol: like strawberry float am I missing out on that.

Anyone else looking forward to shaming themselves through alcohol abuse in front of their colleagues this festive season?


I’m changing jobs tomorrow so I’m going to both my old place and new place’s parties. They’re back to back next week :datass:

Which comes first the old or the new? If the new job is the second party then you may want to take it easy at the first one - being the new guy who turns up to the Christmas party already smashed is not necessarily the best first impression! :lol:


Yeah, it’s old first and new second unfortunately.

I have to be in work at 9am the next day after the old one (they’re Wednesday then Thursday) so I can’t go too nuts anyway.

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by Sleighamorph » Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:41 pm

Changes to the way our holidays at work are being done and when the holiday year starts/ends mean I will have 61 days of paid holiday next year.

Plus bank holidays.

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by Partridge Iciclebubbles » Fri Dec 07, 2018 12:44 pm

Sleighamorph wrote:Changes to the way our holidays at work are being done and when the holiday year starts/ends mean I will have 61 days of paid holiday next year.

Plus bank holidays.


61 days?!

I'd still be running out of them within a month. :lol:

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by poshrule_uk » Fri Dec 07, 2018 1:55 pm

Our work have just reviewed everyone's pay and I have got an almost £3k payrise starting in January but back dated to 1st December.

It's funny though as we are underpaid for what we do compared to our competitors but as people wasn't leaving they did nothing about it and as people have started leaving over the last few months they have all of a sudden decided to do something about it!

It's good they have done something about it but it shows how much most businesses think off there staff

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by Bunni » Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:27 pm

Am freelance now. First time I’ll have Christmas Day and New Years off. :datass:

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by Sleighamorph » Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:32 pm

Partridge Iciclebubbles wrote:
Sleighamorph wrote:Changes to the way our holidays at work are being done and when the holiday year starts/ends mean I will have 61 days of paid holiday next year.

Plus bank holidays.


61 days?!

I'd still be running out of them within a month. :lol:

61 days plus bank holidays.

I can literally take a full month off and have 2 months worth of time off left :lol:

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by sawyerpip » Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:43 pm

Sleighamorph wrote:
Partridge Iciclebubbles wrote:
Sleighamorph wrote:Changes to the way our holidays at work are being done and when the holiday year starts/ends mean I will have 61 days of paid holiday next year.

Plus bank holidays.


61 days?!

I'd still be running out of them within a month. :lol:

61 days plus bank holidays.

I can literally take a full month off and have 2 months worth of time off left :lol:


Even with changes to holiday years etc. how the strawberry float has that happened? Have you carried forward loads of leave?


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