Category: Work

The Old Job Nightmare

Last night’s nocturnal adventures were sponsored by my old job in office supply retail. I was, at various points, dealing with customers who were being snarky and aggressive over small plastic storage boxes, trying to manage a queue as the till system crashed, and confronting thieves. All in all, it felt like a normal day… Read more

Pushing On

As some of you may be aware, I have alluded to some stress and pressure at work in recent weeks. That pressure remains but, as the winter sale kicks off in earnest and opportunity comes knocking, I am pleased to say that the opening set of days have been extremely positive, both in terms of… Read more

Boiling Over

I’m fast running out of patience for certain elements of work, which I’m sure are impacting my overall mood. From unscheduled deliveries that drag me off the shop floor to difficult and awkward situations resulting from a lack of clarity and direction, work is fast becoming a source of stress and even, at times, anger…. Read more

Stress

Time for a little of introspective musings. Maybe it will do some good to vent some steam. It certainly can’t hurt right? So here goes… I am fast approaching the completion of my first year at my ‘new’ job, which is a very different change of pace to what I was used to before. There’s… Read more

Moving on Up

Working in a sales environment can be stressful. The exact nature of that stress can also vary from one workplace to the next. When I worked in bathrooms (not literally in bathrooms I hasten to add!), there wasn’t a sense of competition and there were only three of us. There was always a desire to… Read more

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