I.T. Sux

Out in the real world I work in I.T. for a big multinational. Not exciting, I know, and I won't be talking about it much (I like my job, and USUALLY don't miss my 53 week "sabbatical", so I'd like to keep it) but today, I need to vent.

Tomorrow (Saturday) I have to start work @ 6:00 am. M-F I don't even wake up until 6:30 am, but tomorrow I have to be up, logged in and ready to start a big conversion that should last until 9:00 or 10:00.

"That's not so bad. You have the rest of the day, right? What's the big deal?"

Well, then tomorrow (Saturday) at 8:00 pm I have to be logged in and ready to start the last of you big conversion that should last until 11:00 or midnight.

It seems people like their systems up during the normal workday.

And "No."

No O.T.

No comp-time.

So next time one of my brethren in I.T. asks you to reboot your computer, REBOOT YOUR COMPUTER!


Candy's daily Dandy said...

Keep on truckin Scope! Maybe you could count it as your "personal contribution to socitey". Does that make it any better?

Scope said...

Not really. :-)

But to be honest, it was my idea. It's the end of the project, and instead of spreading the pain across three of the next four weekends, I pushed to have it all piled into this one, instead dragging on until Dec. 6th.

Gwen said...

Short term sacrifice, long term gain. Still sucks, though.