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Thursday, February 06, 2014

Yes folks its THURSDAY and we all know what that means for MOST of us. Actually one of the better places in retrospect that I worked for was a Telecom company in Canada (sadly now a mere shadow of its former glorious self) and the only Nation wide one (contrary to what AGT and Bell etc tried to tell us). Any how I used to get Sunday Monday off and had to work Saturdays which were generally pretty quiet. So I would go in and do what I sort of needed to or wanted to. Of course the odd time the proverbial you-know-what-hit-the-fan and then there was the "pleasure of being PERMANENTLY on call (unless you were on vacation or SICK- of course I can recall getting a phone call when I was sick also- didn't go gee I wonder why LOL). I can remember for years after being laid off (well bumped actually I didn't have a helluva lof of seniority even though I was probably better qualified than most) I would get really stressed (to the point of feeling like I was jumping out of my skin) when the phone rang. Yuck I can still recall THAT feeling (after not working for them since May of 1994) PTSD anyone??
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    I worked for the same company (in 411) and I still hate talking on the phone. I've been gone for probably 12 years now.
    1539 days ago
    I can relate. I worked for years as a mobile trauma nurse or on call for ICCU, CCU, and Dialysis. Hated the beeper. Hated the phone.
    1539 days ago
    For several years in my mis-spent youth, I worked in a telephone market research centre. I still hate to cold call someone I don't know. Family & friends are fine, but I'd rather go in person or send an e-mail than pick up the phone to make an appointment or order something.
    1539 days ago
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