Category “Work Life”

Day 25: From A Star Scout To A Certified Girl Scout

Monday, 27 September, 2010

I can be usually spotted with a big bag on me. Yup, even during my elementary up to college days. I went to a public school so we did not have lockers yet by then and we had to carry all of our books every day. Maybe that’s why I did not grow much. Lol. Petite’s lovely! And during college, I used to carry different notebooks instead of a single binder. Plus, I want plenty room for my things. First aid kit took place the supposed to be space for kikay kit then. Hmmm. I’m the Doraemon of my times, a certified girl scout!

Anime_Big Bag

I always have what you need...

That fact haven’t changed at all even when I started working. Right now, here’s what you’ll find in my bag:
• Pouch 1 (Pink)
– Pink Portable HDD
– 2 USB Stick

• Pouch 2 (Blue)/Kikay Kit
– Mascara, Face Powder, Eye Liner, Lip Gloss – that’s it! 🙂
– Miscellaneous stuff: Toothbrush, toothpaste, minisoap, shampoo, roll-on, vitamins and medicines 🙂
– Box of silver earrings, necklace and rings

• Pouch 3 (Silver)
– 2 cellphones
– ATM and receipts
– Band-aid 🙂

• Wallet
• Coin Purse
• MTG Deck and dice
• Umbrella
• Handkerchief
• Pen
• USB cable
• Chargers
• Tissue/napkin

*This post is brought to you by The 30-Day Challenge!
•Day 25- What I would find in your bag

Day 18: Moving Forward

Monday, 20 September, 2010

I have talked about my short term goals for this month. This time, let’s be more specific about the long term ones. Who knows, someone out there can help me realize them… 🙂

Anime_Carefree

Embracing life...

• Own a house and a car (and of course to learn how to drive that car!)
• Put up a restaurant business or cake house/bread shop.
• Have my own online business, most likely SEO firm!
• Get married and live happily ever after. So excited to have my own happy family!
• Travel around the world, 3 international tour per year will do.
• Extend help to other people especially the needy, children and elders. I want to touch more lives…

Hmmm… that’s all I can think of right now. 🙂

I can feel that… all of these dreams, are just few steps away from reality…
Hold my hand and walk with me, will you?

*This post is brought to you by The 30-Day Challenge!

•Day 18- Plans/dreams/goals you have

Image source: mechan15.blogspot.com

Day 13: Unsent Letters

Friday, 17 September, 2010

I tried my best not to cry while working on this. Almost. I have raised my concern countless times, but they won’t heed. For now, let me vent out. I am writing to my heart’s content so let it be…

my deathnote letter

Fueled by impotent fury...

Few lines to people I hate as of the moment:
“Do your job! Are you familiar with the domino effect? If you can’t do yours accurately, how can we be effective workers?”

“I’m getting tired of reminding you! Are you really forgetful, or it’s just your attitude. Fix your habit and everything will follow.”

“Think out of the box! Listen, listen, listen! And understand.”

*This post is brought to you by The 30-Day Challenge!

•Day 13- A letter to someone who has hurt you recently

Day 11: Facebookers

Tuesday, 14 September, 2010
Juliet Friends

My colleagues are my friends...

No comment. Hehe. All words are taken out of me that same day. I just wanna say THANK YOU to the Juliet Family *wink* and the rest of Premium Team. I’ll miss you guys, that’s for sure! Group hug?

P.S. I really love my FB-addict officemates. You know who you are… 🙂

*This post is brought to you by The 30-Day Challenge!

•Day 11- Another picture of you and your friends

Better Lives For Schoolchildren

Saturday, 9 January, 2010

I volunteered myself, I am a part of CSS Outreach Committee anyway. I know I’m too busy with my social obligations and with my extra curricular activities but I feel fulfilled by lending a helping hand. This means missing another Sunday MTG tournament but I can always play next time once I’ve got a better schedule.

Other than that, we have already launched the Go Green Campaign internally yet we are still working on the GGC Universal Mugs.


I am also a part of CSS Events Committee specifically E-Magazine (Synergy) and I am very proud of it!

Office Romance Is Draining My Brain…

Thursday, 10 December, 2009

Gosh, as much as I wanted to keep my post as lively as my theme, I have to spoil the mood because of a very stressful day. I’ve got so many things to do and though I know which one to prioritize, I’m having a hard time concentrating. I’m looking for my sister’s OJT placement, updating my blogs, rewriting Ezine articles, downloading new projects, tallying contest entries, revising e-mag articles, and answering calls ALL at the same time! And to make my day even worse, Work Force issued an IR to my TL. Huh?! What the hell is that? CR Break for more than 30 minutes?! Oh well, blame it to the system’s limitation. Of course I was able to come out clean because in the first place, I haven’t violated any house rules. It’s nothing but SYSTEM’s fault. Rather, theirs. FTW fault finders! Yeah, maybe I despise them that much. I have been vocal about my sentiments and I am really really hoping for resolution. I love my job, but there are some processes that can still be improved by being proactive!

I’m trying to beat my article’s deadline. My previous one, Summer Flings, was published under Girl Talk section and now we are working on SYNERGY’s second issue. My editor wanted me to revise “Office Romance” but I am having a hard time incorporating his ideas with mine. After all, he is a guy and never had a girlfriend (but I’m sure he’s 100% male) so in terms of experience, I’d rather rely to myself. Haha!

Since I’m running out of time, I seek for my boyfriend’s assistance who happens to have a different level of perspective from me as well. Definitely an opposite writing style against mine.


So ok… thank you for the compliment! *hugs*
And thank you for all the inputs. You’re such a great help!

My avid readers also like the way I express my thoughts so I believe I am an effective writer. LOL. My bad day was soon over after meeting up with boyfriend.

Plus, I’ve got a cool item from Gretch! Sooo kawaii! I will be using this as my blog siggy.


Hey, I tried to resize it… which looks better?
Kawaii

That “GUILTY” Feeling…

Saturday, 28 November, 2009

My day started right. I woke up at 12:05AM and greeted my boyfriend a “Happy 27th Monthsary” through text, prepped-up for work and went to the office. A very typical day at a call center when suddenly, someone pissed me off. I won’t delve into details anymore for my YM stat message said it all:
“Pag badtrip na ‘ko, pwede wag ng UMEPAL?! Obvious na inis na, nagtatanong pa!”

I tried my best to stay as calm as possible exhibiting one of our core values: Professionalism. I handled all of my calls with utmost proficiency. People here know how much dedication and passion I have for my job. My favorite line to an irate client: “I love my job”. Just the sound of it relieves stress. But just as I wanted to accommodate more calls within that day (to sustain the SLA, to cover abandoned posts, to help my teammates), my shift was about to end and I have to go home immediately. I can only do much. So I gathered my things and headed to the locker room. When I went back to my workstation, I felt guilty for leaving my TL and other two teammates. Being in a closing shift, they have to endure the queue. Without saying a word, I got my headset back and started answering calls. I was still upset that day. But for some reason, I felt like doing what “I love to do”. I did not file it as an overtime, by the way. As Sir Mon of NG Forum puts it: When you love what you’re doing, it’s like you’re not working.

It felt good afterwards. Ofcourse they’re grateful but that kind of act from me is not new to them. I’m the same responsible Lizzy they’ve met before. I wanted to end my day right so I was thinking of rewarding my self. I couldn’t have a date with BF due to schedule conflicts. Too bad, what a lovely day! I wish to munch Krispy Kreme donuts with him. I need hugs and kisses, real bad.

A sigh after another, I just went to Comic Odyssey at Cybermall and bought three booster packs. For P480, here’s what I’ve got: Luminarch Ascension | Iona, Shield of Emeria | Verdant Catacombs!!! In an instant, it lighten up my mood! And with so much excitement, I texted BF and schedule a date the next day!

Well… that “guilty” feeling is simply REWARDING…

What’s Brewing?

Sunday, 15 November, 2009

Sad to say, NO MAGIC for today. This weekend is meant for my family here in Batangas. It’s really nice to be with them twice a month… And I think, I’m already over my grandma’s death. Homecoming is not that bothering anymore, I’m used to it.

As I fool around with our puppies downstairs, I suddenly miss Mogs and Wogs and our hamsters. Of course they’re properly secured at my boyfriend’s place but I wish to play with THEM… right now.

I’m getting tired with movie marathon, getting bored with TV shows and having headaches from my rewriting tasks. I wish I can puff a cigarette, or drink beer… right now.

I am not that lonely. I just have few sentiments from the past week.

I was not given a chance to be interviewed for the Senior Coordinator (SC) position. To make the matter worse, I was completely clueless about the selection process. What upset me more is that I did not receive any notification. Words just reached me through a friend who applied on the same post and unfortunately shared the same fate with me. Yes, I’m happy with my job, but I also want career growth… If not right now, sure, I am willing to wait.

Other petty stuff includes lethargic moments at work, insufficient time for magic and the like which all bring me back to the major frustration stated above. As for relationship, well, I believe it’s getting stronger each day. More challenges keep us in ecstatic love!

And with regard to my wishlist on my previous post, I have this feeling (in the tune of “I Got A Feeling” by Black Eyed Peas) that I’m just a step away! Hahaha. I’ll be turning those dreams into reality. LOL. Exaggeration intended for this Walletslayer. Gonna buy 3pcs of Baneslayer Angel for P5200. My only fear is that, the seller’s schedule is conflicting with mine. As in a hell lot! So goodluck, and if in case he finds a better deal, I won’t be surprised if he’ll back out. Hehe.

On the brighter side, I also found an offer of 1BSA for 1500. But considering my time and effort, it will definitely turn out to be as pricey as others, too. Anyway, enough of MTG stuff coz my mom will surely kill me if she finds out that I am overspending again! Haha.

That would be it for today. I have to jot down notes and draft keypoints for my next Girl Talk article: OFFICE ROMANCE! Whew… I love it! Hot ideas keep sizzling on my mind!

LSS:
I got a feeling that tonight’s gonna be a good night
that tonight’s gonna be a good night
that tonight’s gonna be a good good night…

Flirt Me Not!

Saturday, 19 September, 2009

I’m back to my hometown: Batangas. It’s already Saturday and I am away from work but I can’t get over my last email conversation with a certain customer yesterday. *giggles*
He wrote:

I am a little surprised but somewhat flattered by your request for my phone number. I suspected you may be attracted to my razor-sharp wit and inimitable style when you started calling me “Mike” and I am always happy to engage in closer relationships around the world. Now that you want my phone number I suspect you wish to be more than friends, and as charming as you are I don t think my wife would be happy with me giving out my phone number willy-nilly to the first Consumer Support Officer who asks for it. While I find you an engaging and intelligent person, as well as a helpful friend I am afraid I am not ready to start receiving calls from eager Consumer Support Officers behind my wife’s back. Perhaps you could invite me to be your friend on facebook, because it is for people who are just good “Friends” and my wife never logs on to facebook, she does however listen to my phone-calls on the other line, jealously lurking for signs of infidelity.

And so I replied:

With regard to your concern, I do apologize but we cannot give you any compensation because this is not covered on the EULA (End User License Agreement). Kindly check the attached document or simply refer to the following statements:

LIMITED LIABILITY.

A. SUBJECT TO SECTION 11(B) BELOW AND TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL TREND MICRO OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE TO YOU (i) FOR ANY LOSSES WHICH WERE NOT REASONABLY FORSEEABLE AT THE TIME OF ENTERING INTO THIS AGREEMENT OR (ii) FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR INDIRECT DAMAGES OF ANY KIND OR FOR LOST OR CORRUPTED DATA OR MEMORY, SYSTEM CRASH, DISK/SYSTEM DAMAGE, LOST PROFITS OR SAVINGS, OR LOSS OF BUSINESS, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT OR THE SOFTWARE OR SUBSCRIPTION SERVICES. THESE LIMITATIONS APPLY EVEN IF TREND MICRO HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, WHETHER FOR BREACH OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT PRODUCT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION OR THEORY OF LIABILITY.

Of course I know how sarcastic he was, nevertheless I still heard comments from my colleagues about me being “flirt”. Haha. LOL. As in?! Most people think I am, but I’m not. I may be chummy when talking to others (online and offline) but it’s just naturally me – lively and witty. Haha. Oh yeah, I know how to keep them interested and the most exciting part is the parting time… I always give them the sweetest goodbye they can never forget. Yes they won’t! Haha.
I am not a flirt, I am a seductress.