I am currently at the reception desk answering phone calls, ordering messengers, filling out FedEx forms and generally screwing around on the computer since I can’t do anything that’s in my actual job description from the seat I am sitting in. I will be here all Monday and any and all subsequent Mondays that I will have working at my current company.
Can I just say— this blows.
With the recession, ________ is trying to cut back on as much cost as possible and apparently a full-time receptionist is just too costly. So now our current receptionist has been forced into part-time work leaving other people in the office to cover Mondays and Fridays. Guess who gets to cover reception on Mondays? Gah. Bleh. Grr.
Yes, this situation calls for 3 different types of frustrated noises.