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Re: Workplace Hates

Postby RDR » Sat Jun 08, 2024 12:23 pm

After 47 years and 6 months of working, I could write an encyclopedia of workplace hates.
Retiring for the third time, each time I came back for more and each time I wondered why, as politicians manage to effectively destroy a service I've worked all my life in, so my biggest workplace hate is political interference in the workplace.
He advocated for the weak against the strong, the poor against the rich and labour against capital.
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Re: Workplace Hates

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Wed Jun 12, 2024 2:42 pm

I'd a job interview on Monday morning there. Cigna Healthcare in Greenock.

Went about as well as you'd expect.

Long story short, the weird shift patterns were the main sticking point - a late shift being an 11pm finish for example.

Buses at that time of night are few and far between, if not practically non-existent.
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Re: Workplace Hates

Postby RDR » Sun Jun 16, 2024 6:07 pm

The Creeping Spleen wrote:I'd a job interview on Monday morning there. Cigna Healthcare in Greenock.

Went about as well as you'd expect.

Long story short, the weird shift patterns were the main sticking point - a late shift being an 11pm finish for example.

Buses at that time of night are few and far between, if not practically non-existent.
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In my experience, over the years, public transport and a host of other things, such as childcare aren't designed for shift workers, but for those working the traditional 9-5, 5 day week, Mon-Fri. You'd think with working from home and the change in the way offices function, that would change but it hasn't. Unless you have a car, then it's very difficult.
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Re: Workplace Hates

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Sun Jun 16, 2024 6:25 pm

RDR wrote:In my experience, over the years, public transport and a host of other things, such as childcare aren't designed for shift workers, but for those working the traditional 9-5, 5 day week, Mon-Fri. You'd think with working from home and the change in the way offices function, that would change but it hasn't. Unless you have a car, then it's very difficult.

Fair enough I could walk home and it'd take me about 40 to 45mins.

But the quickest route would take me past at least five pubs and a nightclub.
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Re: Workplace Hates

Postby Dot » Thu Jun 20, 2024 6:27 pm

Spleen,

I hope something works out for you on the job front.

I have never done shift work and you must do what is right for you. I have relatives and friends over the years who have worked in jobs where they were on night shifts e.g. nurses and others who worked in NHS.
Also knew people who worked in factories which are now closed down.

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Re: Workplace Hates

Postby The Creeping Spleen » Fri Jun 21, 2024 9:18 am

Thanks Dot, much appreciated.

I'm holding out for a call back from On Site Scanning. Hopefully it'll be soon.

I got in touch with a mate who's still working there and asked if there was any news.
He said things were barely ticking over at the moment, but the rumour is folk will start getting rehired towards the end of July/start of August,

So fingers crossed for that.
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