- "looking busy at work"
We share an office with a much bigger organisation. This week there has been only me at our desks and about 6 of the usually 40+ in the rest of the office. Half of us work with schools as well who are on holiday – so the phone is not ringing, at all.Posted 4 years ago
Lets just say there has been cake, there has been cofee – and there has been far more work than normal completed!somoukSubscriber
I work from home so it’s not hard to look busy, just make sure I have my phone on me and respond to emails as they arrive 🙂
Looking like you’re working in an office can be tricky, it’s all about choosing the right desk so you can hide your screen contents from the boss.Posted 4 years agotrail_ratMember
twin monitors is key when you work in an office and never full screen your browser – have a document in the back ground with a big border so you can just click back to it – not that my boss would care – as long as i do the work he asks and answer all the tech querys that come in hes cool with it.
he watches golf during the big games – i watch the big tours.
long as the work gets done an all that – they get their pound of flesh when im in the field.Posted 4 years agoste_tMember
I have no issues with people having a little skive as long as it doesn’t impact on guest service. When I was the age/position of the 27 employees I’m in charge of I would get every task done as well/quickly as possible to ensure maximum chilling out time.
Bloody youth of todayPosted 4 years agogrumMember
I actually used to use Ghostzilla in an old admin office job.Posted 4 years ago
Ghostzilla was an open source web browser for Microsoft Windows based on Mozilla Application Suite 1.0.1. It ran the browser inside the window space of another application (e.g. in Microsoft Outlook), where the page was then made to look like the content in an email. When moving the cursor out of the window, the browser subsequently disappeared.ti_pin_manMember
any custard creams with that tea you offered?
I’ve already asked my boss -based in Germany- if he has anything else for me, the right thing to do as a contractor, he said no, please ask some other bosses, I have, they dont. They are all in meetings soon to agree what they want to spend the budgets on next year, so until they decide I dont have a lot to do. and dont feel guilty. The last bit is the real trick, the hiding is easy, the self righteousness is harder! 😉Posted 4 years agorocketmanMember
Walk around a lot carrying a piece of paper and walk fast to show you are in a rush.
Someone at our place walks quickly past the window carrying a bit of paper min 50 times a day I sh*t you not we’ve counted them.
He always gives it the raised-eyebrows-exasperated-oh-no-not-again look
When he’s on holiday no one else does this 🙂Posted 4 years agoBruceWeeMember
Don’t forget to arrive a 9 and leave at 6. Actually, it doens’t really matter when you arrive, the important thing is when you leave. The later the better. Even though you can get all you work done in about two hours leaving early shows you’re a slacker while **** about on facebook and STW all day and making sure your boss notices that you’re still at your desk as he’s leaving marks you out as a go getter who is future managment material.
Either that or you’re shit at your job and it takes you a long time to finish.Posted 4 years ago
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