I have a question.
Anyone ever had a job where they were ignored for four months? I’ve been a temp receptionist at the same company since June and, although I’ve made some inroads with some of the employees (mostly because I’m loud and curious), I hardly know anyone because I sit at the front desk during my whole shift and there are zero chances to mingle.
This annoys me to no end and occasionally makes me wonder why I bother doing a bang-up job in the makeup/outfit department (today: Mad Men-inspired bombshell red lipstick and liquid liner cat eyes — girls, you know what I’m talking about) in the first place if no one’s even gonna interact with me. It’s personally frustrating because I’m the type of person who loves to connect with others. Back home in D.C., I met a good chunk of my friends when I worked with them at past jobs. Here, I don’t have a single co-worker’s cell phone number.
Most interestingly, it’s the younger ones in my own age group who are doing most of the ignoring. Per-plexing. However, I’ve networked out the wazoo and now that I have entertainment experience on my resume, I have a better shot at getting hired. I have a feeling that I’ll soon be landing a full-time job and can properly gossip at the water cooler with everyone else. Oh, and work.