Category Archives: Bored at work

A Day in the Life of a Salesperson

Today I had sort of a long boring day as a salesperson. I drove 2-1/2 hours to a customer who just had to see me in person. I got to his office right on time. Then I waited for him for … Continue reading

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The October of My Discontent

Today we were allowed a very rare “jeans day” at work. Only a few times a year are we allowed to wear jeans, although I have no idea why. We are not a retail establishment and we rarely have customers … Continue reading

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Some things I’ve learned in the workplace

I have now been employed full time for about 15 years, and I held lots of part time jobs in college & high school before that. Here are some things I’ve learned through the years: If your employer does not … Continue reading

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Reasons to change jobs

I have a third interview coming up for a job. I feel ambivalent about the work itself, which might have meant something to me a year ago (such as, don’t apply for this job). But after almost a year at a … Continue reading

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Office Space

Then do not grasp at the stars, but do life’s plain, common work as it comes, certain that daily duties and daily bread are the sweetest things in life.  ~Robert Louis Stevenson I’ve got a few daily duties today, and here’s my … Continue reading

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My Dilbertesque Job

This is the story of my job, at least through the 7th segment. “In time, doing nothing became its own sort of challenge.” I love it! I do value our organization and my tiny, unimportant role in it. I’m grateful … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Compliment

I’ve spent some time on this blog talking about my indifferent, oblivious boss. He’s not a mean person or haughty or power hungry, and he’s essentially a nice person I get along with pretty well, but he just doesn’t seem to … Continue reading

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