We come together for birthdays, retirements, births, have fun working to set it all up together.
Pros: mostly understand when family needs my attention. i use vacation time or sick time.
Cons: not much opportunity for advancment. tests for advancement aren't given often anymore.
Much phone work connecting people to the right departmenst and Administrators/Secretaries to speak with. Work with a program HTE. It is a program I use for financing to process requisitions and purchase orders for the 20 plus schools in Stamford. We supply everything from books to live science animals to furniture, etc., etc. I've taken some computer training courses offered with the BOE. I work with Excel make charts and work with Word, Microsoft outlook, some Data Prosessing. I do alot of scheduling for my supervisors. Use outlook calendars.
The hardest part, I suppose is when it gets very busy with people coming in for direction, answering phones and trying to get projects done in time manner for meetings. The people I work with are nice to work with. Everyone here understands our office is very busy. We all do our best to meet deadlines. "I do my best". I have just celebrated 25 years with the City of Stamford. I've had to make some moves to different Departments within the City over the years because of budget cuts. It't all turned out to be good, big adjustments. The experience has been good with learning new work in different Departments. Much learned about City contracts, ect.