(Closed) How productive are you at work?

posted 8 years ago in Career
Post # 3
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2009

I probably could be more productive than I am, but lately I’ve not been very good at seeking out work…it’s so much easier to do the work that falls on your desk and little more. 

Now I’m feeling a little guilty.  Think I’ll be a hard worker bee at work today πŸ™‚

Post # 4
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I have a lot of down time! I work at a bank, as a teller, so not much goes on when there are no customers! Plus, I cover phone desk a lot, so that means all I have to do is answer the phone when it rings!!! I don’t mind it because it gives me time to do other things! Then the Boyfriend or Best Friend isn’t bitching because I’m on the computer all night πŸ™‚

Post # 5
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

oh misschapstick – how appropriate! i totally have 1 million things to do, but sometimes i get so overwhelmed that i need to hang out on WB for awhile to get myself together and then i can focus. i wish i were less busy, but so goes working in pseudo corporate america during a tough economy: understaffed, working twice as hard and doing twice as much work for the same pay. i like what i do, i just wish i could do less of it… πŸ˜‰

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: December 2009

I definitely wish I was busier, but I’m not complaining.  Just thankful I have a job.  My boss does know, or at least, she should, since I’m forever emailing her/walking to her office asking if there is anything I can do/she needs help with.

Post # 7
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2010

I could be way more productive – I am a phd student so I control my own work load and I have been sooooo bad lately!

Post # 8
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2010

hmmmm i should be cleaning when i’m on here most days lol… .but i have the three worker bees recleaning their rooms (their version of cleaning is throwing eveything in the closet and closing the doors.)

Post # 10
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2009

I really couldn’t be more productive because I am a customer service rep and answer phones all day, unless they’re not ringing, which today they aren’t, so I have a lot of down time.

I love my job – I am very thankful for it!

Post # 11
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

My job is annoying in the fact that for a week stright I can be crazy busy and barely have time for lunch, but then I’ll go the next week with NOTHING to do. I wish it would just spread itself out. There are a few things I can get done in my down time, but doing them all would only take about 2 hrs, so I avoid them and let them build up so I can make a day out of it.

Honestly, I think a large percentage of jobs could be squeezed into half a day, but I know in my case, I’m the only one who can do my job, so therefore have to be available all day. I’m almost always ready to leave at 2:30 everyday. That last 2 hours is painful.

Maybe I’ll get real ambitious tomorrow and clean out the supply closet! Ha!

Post # 12
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2010

Its feast or famine- either I’m crazy busy or things are slow.  Wish it was more in between.

Post # 13
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620 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

Mornings are our busiest times.  Sometimes all day is busy but I’m usually on in the afternoon when things quiet down. 

Post # 14
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58 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

I have NOTHING to do! haha!! I’m a security guard the 1st part of the day but from 1-5 i’m the receptionist. My boss knows i’m not busy most of the time and he makes fun of me cuz he says i look annoyed when i see people coming in cuz their interrupting my email checking, and my texting haha! It was a good job to have while i was in school though cuz i did all my homework here. now that i’m done though i’m soooo bored!

Post # 15
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

Right now I’m in a slow time at work and since it’s a healthcare related field, I have little control over patient numbers.  I’ll be the first to admit I have been on the internet way too much lately, especially since my employer can and does check internet usage.  Guess it’s a good thing I’m at home right now!  Perhaps if I were feeling a little more inspired at work I’d be taking on some new projects, for the mean time I’m just trying to find my way out of a rut.

Post # 16
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Sugar bee

I can be productive if I actually have stuff to do but when there is nothing to do, no Im not productive at all (unless you could internet surfing productive!)

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