Wednesday, August 4, 2010

I'm annoyed by this...

Monday was the first day at my new job.

I got there at 7:55 AM. I was due to be in at 8 AM. I'm very punctual. I hate being late for anything. Turns out, punctual isn't important here. My boss didn't show up until 8:40 AM to unlock the doors. She apologized for waiting and said she just didn't feel like getting moving this morning. They open at 9 AM officially so she figured it was no big deal. Right.

Yesterday, I showed up at 8 AM on the dot. For nothing. I waited for an hour. Then found out I wasn't supposed to come in until 11 AM. They were having a supervisor meeting at a conference center so had planned on not having anyone come in until 11 AM. Except, they didn't tell me. They also didn't tell the girl and guy that showed up at 9 AM. Until a few minutes after 9 when someone sent a text to the girl to let us know. Great.

I figured I was up and out but had 2 hours to kill. So, I decided to go run some errands until 11. Around 9:30, I get a call telling me someone is on the way with a key so I can get in because they want me to go ahead and get to work early. I said I was off doing errands and couldn't get back right away. I said I was told to come back at 11 so I figured I had time to go do some things and get back by then. Which I did have plenty of time to do a couple things and get back by 11.
I was met with annoyance because I wasn't sitting in the parking lot waiting. Then I got two more texts asking me if I was done yet and if I was going to be getting back anytime soon.

Seriously? Did they think I was going to SIT IN THE PARKING LOT sweating my ass off (yes, it's humid and hot even that early in the morning) for 2 MORE HOURS and just wait for someone to show up and unlock the doors at 11 JUST IN CASE they changed their mind and decided to come let me in earlier after all? Apparently, yes. HA. And she wonders why she has issues with keeping people she hires.

They are seriously disorganized and it's very frustrating for me. I like a bit of structure and I like some organization. I also don't like to be given a schedule and told to be on time by a boss who can't even get herself there on time. And that is not the only thing like organization and structure. It's very frustrating. I also understand why co-workers have already mentioned they get a lot of complaints and have trouble keeping people around. I can understand why.

*grumble grumble bitch bitch blah blah blah blah grumble grumble*

I won't get into the other stuff. I've bitched enough for today. :)

Happy Wednesday!


7 comments:

Raquel's World said...

Completely inconsiderate! I hope things improve for you on this job.

SingleMom said...

congrats on getting a new job...and suckage that your company is flaky...


Formerly DP

MinorityReport said...

That would drive me crazy. I hope they get their act together.

sarahbear said...

That's annoying. Hopefully it's just an off week and it's not always like this.

Ashly Star said...

It drives me nuts!

I was hoping it would improve. Maybe it was an off week or something, right? I asked a co-worker a little while ago about it. He's worked here 3 years and said it's been like that for as long as he's worked here.

nitebyrd said...

While it's good you have a job, you shouldn't have to put up with a very inconsiderate boss.

Emmy said...

It would drive me crazy too. I'm one of those people who like to be there early and hates to have the scheduled screwed with. Definitely feeling for you!