Posted by: k | November 27, 2007

New job. Not witty.

I tried to think of something witty for my title to tell you that I started my contract job today, but I couldn’t think of anything. Eight hours of staring at invoices and a computer screen will do that to you, I guess.

I’m very proud of myself. I got on the highway by myself, and drove down in 15 minutes, and drove home on the highway by myself… not bad, considering I’ve only done it about 5 times. Three of those in the past two days! My poor little car is not used to doing over 70kmph, so I think it’s in shock at having to do 100 twice a day!

As for the 8 1/2 hours in the middle, it went very well. The place is only 15 minutes away, and another temp started today, so I wasn’t alone. The people in the office were very nice, showing me how to use their computer system… very helpful and nice to talk to. There’s a lot of work for me to do for the next two weeks, a whole month’s worth of creditor invoices need to be put into the system, and more to do after that. We get three breaks during the day (unheard of in administration!) – 30 minutes for lunch, and morning and afternoon tea, 10 minutes each.

My first day went very well. The only downside was the headache I got from sitting in front of the computer all day. Which I guess will take a little while to subside, since I haven’t worked for a few weeks.

So there you have it. I’m working! Money! Yay!

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  1. Nice job! I’m glad the day worked out well, and it should be good keeping you busy (and paid!) til Christmas 😀


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