February 20, 2013 6:17 pm at 6:17 pm #608295
I’m sitting here at work, and have absolutely nothing to do. Why did I show up, my boss isn’t even here today?February 20, 2013 6:32 pm at 6:32 pm #931912justwantagoodoyMember
you showed up to get paid and chat with your friends on gmail. thats why i came in! haha oh and ofcourse to have fun in the CR!February 20, 2013 6:55 pm at 6:55 pm #931913🍫Syag LchochmaParticipant
too funny! I wish I had nothing to do. Today’s mantra is more like, “at work with lots to do but don’t feel like doing it”.
If you’re bored maybe you should go out and buy a sushi platter.February 20, 2013 7:05 pm at 7:05 pm #931914SaysMeMember
oh thats so frustrating, rather be home doing getting things done!
You can teach yourself a skill online, like coding or graphics or sign language.
Orrrrr you can decorate tthe office for purim shtick and then look clueless and innocent tomorrow when the boss asks 😀February 20, 2013 7:15 pm at 7:15 pm #931915akupermaParticipant
If they wanted us to work, why did they invent the internet????February 20, 2013 7:21 pm at 7:21 pm #931916popa_bar_abbaParticipant
If they wanted us to work, why did they invent the internet????
(My brother turned off the internet at the office he manages.)February 20, 2013 7:25 pm at 7:25 pm #931917boredsoulsParticipant
If ur boss is away party time!!!!!!!!February 20, 2013 7:33 pm at 7:33 pm #931918sw33tMember
story of my life. all day every day.February 21, 2013 12:05 am at 12:05 am #931919
im soo confused.. im not guna be in the working stage for a few yrs yet but how it it not geneiva to be online when ur supp 2 be working? i understand if ur a secretary or s/t but if ur supp 2 be working?? if i saw one of my parents workers not working i dont know what i wud think.. gettng paid for nothing? mayb im not understanding this correctly.. wud someone care 2 explain??February 21, 2013 12:06 am at 12:06 am #931920
and isnt it geneivas daas if ur boss has a planned absence and all the workers dont show up??February 21, 2013 2:08 am at 2:08 am #931921SaysMeMember
purple- to be online having fun when you are being paid to work, yes would be geneiva (putting aside calculating email/coffee breaks etc). sitting at work with nothing to do because your boss is absent and didn’t leave you enough to do however is a different storyFebruary 21, 2013 2:51 am at 2:51 am #931922jbaldy22Member
I specifically made an agreement with my boss when I signed up that I would be allowed to browse the web or spend time on my own projects when I didn’t have work to do.February 21, 2013 2:34 pm at 2:34 pm #931923sw33tMember
i find it funny when people judge first, ask second….
i think it should be fairly obvious that not all jobs require attention every minute of the day, and some have down time where you are free to “kill time” however you please, but you need to remain at your desk.
its shameful how ignorantly people throw around words like “geneiva” without even thinking about what they’re saying…February 21, 2013 3:35 pm at 3:35 pm #931924
thats exactly why i was ASKING what the situation is that they dnt have to work.February 22, 2013 12:26 am at 12:26 am #931925
In my job it is practically pointless to show up if my boss isn’t there. He knows that I normally don’t show up if hes not there and hes fine with that. I can be doing (almost) whatever I want at work as long as I don’t have something to do, but as soon as I do I jump to it.February 22, 2013 2:41 am at 2:41 am #931926adamsParticipant
I would suggest considering to tell the boss, that you would like to get more involved in other facets of the company, to learn more of the business. You can look around and see which group is hardest working and ask if they need some help there but be specific, e.g to enter orders for this division etc.
I am familiar with your situation and it very very nasty thing to go through. Often the boss hates you, and so until he/she can fire you, they try to forget you exists, that you are a person with talent.
Speaking up as I suggest tho you run a risk of getting canned.
You have to decide if that would be ok or not, depending on your family situation, I wouldn’t wish to drive you to asking for Tzedaka on the street or so.February 22, 2013 5:04 pm at 5:04 pm #931927
NO!NO!NO! You got it all wrong! My boss loves me and I’m doing great here, it just happens to be a very dead time in my office. Very soon things will pick up and I will have more than enough to do. I’m completely fine with how it is.
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