What a whirlwind the last couple days have been! I don’t think I’ve learned so much information in two days and have been to remember it all ever!
So far, I’m really catching onto the whole Classified Clerk position. Basically, I answer the phone, emails and tend to the counter and take people’s ads. Easy! The greatest part is I’ve yet to have the horrible nervous sweat that I usually get. I’m pretty glad for that, because that’s just awkward. Annnnnd I get my own freakin’ desk! Yeah, I had a desk at the other paper, but this one is filled with my stuff and no one goes through it. Huzzah! I feel like such a grown up.
The only weird thing is having an hour-long lunch break. I really had no idea what to do on Monday during my break other than eating lunch. I just sat there and read Facebook on my lame little LG Rumor. (Note to self: I really need a Blackberry when my contract is up) Yesterday I was smart and brought a book with me. This will only be for a week since I go part-time next week, but still … unreal!
Also, one of the photographers for the paper had to do a double-take when he saw me in the office yesterday. We always seemed to be in each other’s way (or maybe it was just me in his way) when I was at the other paper. It was slightly amusing.
So yes, that’s my first two days in a nutshell! It’s going really well and I’m so glad I made the decision to take the job offer.
Determination pays off :)