Trashed

This post will focus on not one, but two things that have been trashed!First, and I can’t really speak for everyone, but it seems that after the Summer Blogging Challenge came to an end the amount of posting going on dropped quite a bit. There are a fe…

Denied

Today I got the opportunity to talk to the head of HR in the Edmonton office regarding the new vacation policy. I was relatively hopeful as Terri is a nice and seemingly reasonable lady. I explained my situation to her but I could tell right away that …

No Rest For The Wicked

One of the new “benefits” of working for Fujitsu America is the loss of the August long weekend. You know, in addition to no raises, no PTO (personal time off) days, potentially fewer sick days… I know it’s a national holiday, but the powers that be …

“They” Say…

This is a phrase that I’m sure many of you have often thought about. Who are “they” anyway? And why do these mystery people seem to always know better than I do?I like to think that I have a low exposure to the media but I know deep down that isn’t tru…

Filler

I knew that I didn’t want to go back to work, but it wound up being a lot harder than I thought. There wasn’t a lot for me to do on my first day back, much to my surprise. I was sure there would have been some stuff waiting for me on the big project I’…