I'm losing it
"So much brandy they're probably liable for excise." I read that and just *knew* it had to be important, but couldn't figure out why.
Merry Christmas, one and all.
Everyone loves the last day. The prospect of holidays ahead always puts people in a good mood which in turn leads to generosity, indulgence and poorly-thought-through dalliances in front of recording devices. But more than that, in the season of goodwill those in the service side of the company get some recognition for the …
Last day, I've come to an end of my number crunching and I'm ready for the off. Only gift was a bottle opener with a nice splintered pine handle.
30 minutes and counting... then my lady and I will be buying booze, and car shopping, then back to hers for a Merry time!
Happy Festivities BOFH and all other El Reg regulars! I'll be raising a beer, whiskey and wine glass to all.
vacation time for December 24th requested on 6-19-2011 Check.......
Vacation time for December 25th requested on 7-19-2011 (work schedule changed so had to make an addition)..... Check
arriving home from attending the girlfriends family christmas party to find that I have 3 separate voicemails from my boss wanting to know where I was as I was scheduled to work today with only the 25th showing as a day that I was scheduled for being off on...... (Rage levels increasing!!!!!!!)
logging into the company's vacation request website and verifying that yep the December 24th request is indeed still in the system and was never acknowledged by my boss who had stated that everyone who had asked off could be off as the schedule was covered..... (Rage levels have just quadrupled......)
Time to start looking for another job this is just plain out bull crap......
Our corporate overlords gave to us...
one rebid process, two new service models, three redeployments, four broken tape drives, five pointless calls, six wastes of time, seven brand new spreadsheets, eight Lean Team tossers, nine pointless restores, ten failed laptops, eleven hours of unpaid overtime and a threat of redundancy.
gotta love it when you get TUPe'd just before xmas. During a rebid. And a service model realignment.
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