Tuesday, November 07, 2006

The Tired

I started my new job on Monday. It's only Tuesday, but I'm telling you right now it feels like I've lived about a week and a half already.

I had completely forgotten how difficult it is to learn a new job. It's basically the exact same job I just left as far as tasks. The exhausting part is learning how this particular firm accomplishes those tasks. The amount of information - the passcodes alone - that I have to now remember is astounding (to me.) I've got stickie notes in places they were never meant to be.

Mr. Zoom is there, thank goodness. I don't get to see him during the day since he's on a different floor. At some point there will probably be something his department will handle for mine, but what he does daily is so far removed from what I do daily, that it will be easy to maintain our distance at the office.

It forces me to reach out a little bit to co-workers [strangers] that I'd normally avoid while hoping I could "figure it out" on my own. I still do try and figure things out on my own, but I'm not as hesitant to seek someone's assistance if I've got the one person who loves me no matter what just 6 floors away if I need him. Im sure that makes zero sense to normal people.

I won't be able to check in on you guys or even update until I feel like I'm starting to "get it" at the office. Even after work I've been able to do little more than hoover some dinner down and then fall into bed. Apparently I can not be made so tired that I can not eat.

Everyone keep writing and have a good November.

14 comments:

Tai said...

Wishing you the best!

BostonPobble said...

GOOD LUCK! You will be missed and checked on regularly. Send up the bloglight if you need us. Meanwhile, a parting thought:

"...but I'm not as hesitant to seek someone's assistance if I've got the one person who loves me no matter what just 6 floors away if I need him." This makes perfect sense to me; I have even lived it before. Surely this doesn't surprise you. ;)

Spider Girl said...

I sometimes feel the utter comfortableness of having a job I know inside and out is one of the things keeping me where I am..learning a whole new job is rather intimidating.

Heh, must be why I've tended to stay at my last two jobs for ten years each or so. :)

Good luck in your new job, Zoooom!

Spin_Doc1 said...

If it was possible to work so hard that I would not eat I would that hard every day. You will be missed but I know you will be great at your job in a couple of weeks.

AndyT13 said...

Oh you rock you on dere lil Zoomie gal! We all have greatest faith in you! You member everting, no prahblem mon! Woot to da woot toot toot!

Um...yeah.

Barry said...

It is amazing at how making small job chnages can really be tiring. Oh yeah, it is realy hard to be too tired to eat.

Mone said...

never to late to start fresh again :)

Unacknowledged Genius said...

good luck zoom, i know you'll catch on
quicker than you think!

AndyT13 said...

OK, slacker.
Enough with the no-posty.
Make with the daily Zooms again or I'ma get all Medieval on yo ass.
At least weekly! I'm jonesing over here!

Rev. Brandy said...

Hey girl,

Good luck with the new gig. I look forward to reading all about your new adventures!

B.

kimber the wolfgrrrl said...

Good luck with your new adventures! I'll be sure to come back and visit periodically, just to see if you've had a spare moment to post. :)

Polyman3 said...

Come on, you can do it,
you'll have it down in no time.
I started my new job 2 yrs ago
and learned a whole new industry
in 3 months.
..and prior to that, thought I was brain dead and couldn't learn anymore.

BostonPobble said...

Still nothing, huh? Okay. I'll wait.

*twiddles thumbs*

*hums tunelessly*

AndyT13 said...

Stop that blasted humming, will you Pobble! Jeebus! We ALL have to wait here ya know. Daft git.