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Discussion in 'RC' started by Reign in Acai, Apr 1, 2021.

  1. Reign in Acai

    Reign in Acai Gnats before thy gums

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    Got one in a little over three hours. Just pointless fuggin drivel based off the agenda notes. Legit one note being "No Horseplay."

    Da fugg is going on? Unless consensual dialogue betwixt two peers is considered horseplay, idk what tf this ass hat is talking about.

    Anyhow, these things are usually 99% of the time pointless and riddled with self fellatio. Only silver lining would be a decent food spread. Head cat said that he'd roll through with some meat after failing to do so at the last soiree. Now he's backtracked as usual, and we're being relegated to mere snacks. Shove something down my cheesepipe that can take my ears off the pablum being uttered ffs.
     
  2. J.

    J. Old Fart

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    It cracks me up when we have a meeting and we talk about productivity. The fuck.

    Meetings are the epitome of productivity drain
     
  3. Reign in Acai

    Reign in Acai Gnats before thy gums

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    Meeting pretty much consisted of myself and another co-worker quick snapping dialogue for two hours while the remainder of the team sat on their thumbs.

    Highlight was towards the end when we not so indirectly stated, "Pay us MORE." All about the Benjamins, fuck the details.

    Supervisor threw out a good idea at the time for a side hustle. Though after looking into it, doesnt seem all too lucrative and a pain in the ass.

    I'll save it for an upcoming thread. ;)

    Cant blow your wad in one stroke.
     
  4. Krilons Resa

    Krilons Resa High Infidelity

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    WTF are you doing nowadays, Jerruh?
     
  5. Reign in Acai

    Reign in Acai Gnats before thy gums

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    Same horse shit, just topped at a higher rate as days of yore. Can be quite handsome if they unfetter us, but certain coworkers ticked off mgmt recently, so our honey pot has dried like a DeAngelis vajayjay.

    Main responsibility while still being vague, watch a bunch of alarms go off. Main selling point is everyone is a man and not SJW turds.

    Just biding time until I GTFO of this state that I abhor.
     
  6. NAD

    NAD What A Horrible Night To Have A Curse

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    I'm in a Zoom meeting right now.

    #RCpost
     
  7. Opeth17

    Opeth17 Bill Ward's Red Pants

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    Meetings were the worst when I was a high school teacher. I'm not sure there's anyone that knows how to put on a more pointless meeting than educators/administrators. But there's always some woman who's really into it and won't shut it so everyone can leave. Nope.
     
  8. Carabeu

    Carabeu Active Member

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    Most of my meetings are meetings to plan meetings.
     
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  9. einride

    einride your best friend

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    working in a larger organization now for the first time in my life (only worked for smaller companies before, where i almost wished for more meetings to organize shit because no one knew what the fuck they were doing at any given point) i'm not really used to the fact that yes there are comparatively a lot of meetings now, but they are reasonably useful

    and when they're not relevant, at least they're all on zoom/teams so i can turn off my camera and watch youtube on the other monitor 8)
     
  10. MFJ

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    Wow this sound awfully familiar. My company just hired a new machine operator. The only other guy who knows how to train someone for this job usually comes in at 9AM. So of course the bosses tell this kid to come in at 7:30am to fill out then necessary employment paperwork. They didn't mention this to the office lady, and they didn't tell anyone in the warehouse that they needed to find something for him to do for a few hours. Actually they didn't tell anyone. Can you imagine hiring a new employee, telling them to show up, and then not mentioning it to a single other person who works in the building?
     
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  11. Ellestin

    Ellestin one-click buy

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    dude the exact same thing happened at least five times at my former company during my years there. Onboarding always was an afterthought really.
    I won't claim to be exemplary or anything but at least when I hired someone* I actually gave a damn about their first day/week at the office.






    * hot chicks
     
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    Hahah, meetings in education are usually bad---i've had to lead a few social studies ones back when I was teaching at a large high school, where the department was 20+ --so I saw both sides of it.

    There is always someone that keeps the entire faculty there with more rambling/questions that can be asked after it's over. Didn't know we had another RCer that was in education, what subject did you teach?

    Right now I teacher some classes over zoom, but it's not too bad---we have way less faculty meetings now than usual (the ones we do have are dreadful to be sure).
     
  13. Carabeu

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    College staff & instructor here. I have wayyy more meetings now than before the pandemic. Currently on 10 "Teams" in Microsoft Teams, and within one of those teams I'm in 5 different groups.
     
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    einride your best friend

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    yes
     
  15. Reign in Acai

    Reign in Acai Gnats before thy gums

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    Cocksuckers wanted us to download MS Teams for an off the clock meeting a few wks ago where head shit bag prattled on about budgetary concerns and why we scum are oh so fortunate to be paid the nice sum that we're being paid despite getting ass fucked without lube. Fooqin carny THINKS he can sell bifocals to a blind man, but I read his shit a mile away.

    These corporate honchos are disillusioned that they hold dominion over their underlings post clock swipe. GTFOoRC
     
  16. Opeth17

    Opeth17 Bill Ward's Red Pants

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    I was a history teacher (World and U.S.) at one public and one private (Catholic) high school for five years (the private school was better). I'm starting to write my dissertation now so I can finish my PhD and teach college. I'll be teaching my first college course independently in May. Being a graduate student has been much better. There were hardly any meetings, they were basically all voluntary, and if I went there was a lot of food.
     
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    Awesome! What are you writing your dissertation on? What is the course you will be teaching in May? -- good luck with that! I started off in HS with world history but now do mostly 8th grade U.S history (Civil War to present roughly) --I have come to enjoy teaching u.s as much as global (but I do like the variety with latter). This year (because of covid) has me also teaching 6th grade world history, which has actually been a pleasant surprise in some ways.

    I would have liked to teach college, but the pay for adjuncts is so bad it's hard to stay afloat here---
     
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    Ever taught a class in-person and virtually at the same time? Just did that. My head hurts.
     
  19. Krilons Resa

    Krilons Resa High Infidelity

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    We used to have group meetings every week at 5:15AM but ever since Covid hit, we have maybe once per month conference call meeting in the late morning/early afternoon. As far as work goes, I'm gonna miss all these Covid perks once we get back to "normal."
     

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