An update

Feb. 18th, 2007 06:42 pm
krzy: (Default)
So, let's see... I'm still alive. That's always a good thing.

Found out that yes, we will be moving to different teams at work, we just don't know who our new supervisors will be or where we are moving to yet. I guess we'll find out this week. It has been extremely busy at work too. No room for time off at all the rest of the month. In fact they were asking people to work overtime Friday and Saturday. I was going to work some Friday but due to circumstances that happened Thursday night, I didn't go in. I did do 4 hours Saturday. I haven't decided how my OT will work for this week. I have to be in Salina on Saturday for my baby sister's 9th birthday party. I will probably end up pulling a 10 hour day on Friday, and then start working 5 hours Fridays and Saturdays possibly more depending on how much energy I have at the end of each week. At least 10 hours of OT each week though, that's my goal.

Got another 100% quality score last week. That's #6 so far. I also found out that every 5th 100% you get $25 added to a debit card, so four more to go before I have another $25. It also means $20 cash so far this month from my current supervisor. He set a goal for each 100%, you'd get $10 cash. This month has cost him $70 so far and it's not over yet, heh. My sales have kinda sucked the last week or so, but I am still at $450 in comission so far this month. I just hope the next week or two go much better. Would be nice to have another $600+ commission month. Especially for a month that only has 28 days in it. I need to keep up the 100% quality scores too though because for March, April and May I need to be in the top 10% for Quality scores in order to earn the Specialist position in June. Hard to believe in just 4 more months I'll have been at Alltel for a year. What a long way I've come since January of 2006.

So yeah, as to why I didn't work OT on Friday... Thursday night, I managed to hit a 2 foot tall wooden post in our driveway and cracked my front bumper. After I looked at the damage on Friday, I decided to have it looked at for estimates... the damage is cosmetic only so I am holding off on fixing it awhile longer and will be putting money back out of each paycheck til I have the cash to replace the bumper.

I figured I would at least try to do some OT in the afternoon but that quickly got nixed right after my power supply died and I tried to get out of the driveway to go get a new one and couldn't because of the ice/snow still in the driveway and I couldn't get up the incline from the parking area to the actual driveway. So I parked and came back inside and waited til later in the evening and tried again... was able to get out of the driveway and off I went to the computer shop to get a new power supply.

I did manage to put in 4 hours of OT on Saturday. I probably should have done some today, but I was lazy and slept in til 9:30 (waking up from what I think was going to end up being a nightmare). Got up and did a load of dishes, took out the trash, got yesterday's mail. The only thing I got was my little sister's letter, where she was nice enough to send me her birthday list. She had 5 things listed, but had numbered the list from 1 to 13. At the bottom she wrote "Please dont get all of these things, just one." *laughs* Funny thing is, the gift I'm getting her isn't on the list at all, but I know she will still love it.

So hmm... other than work what have I been up to? Well, I spend a lot of my free time after work listening to podcasts of the Dave Ramsey show and hanging out on the my Total Money Makeover Online forums and chat room. I have managed to get a letter written to my little brother. Still owe Mom and Grandma a letter and my other grandma an email. I should probably also email my uncle and let him know I'm still alive too.

I've got two filters started... one for walking and one for my path to become debt free. If you want to be added to them, just let me know.
krzy: (bedtime!)
Just one more day of work, then I get my weekend. Today was ok aside from several very long calls and having to pretty much figure out on my own how one of US Cellular's rate plans works. At least the customer understood it a lot better once I had figured it out.

Did pretty good commission wise yesterday and today. I think I made another $80 at least this weekend. I can't wait to see what the total is on the commission page tomorrow.

Oh and my dream from last night? I dreamt that my Mom had been shot, and then I was at work taking a call, when my supervisor came to break the bad news that she didn't survive, and that I had broken down and actually told a customer something like I could care less about their issue, that I had just found out my mother had died and had to go, actually hanging up on a customer. The most disturbing part was how real the pain was when I woke up. It kinda had me worried about Mom today. When I got to work, I told my supervisor he was forbidden from coming anywhere near me with bad news.

Oh, and have I mentioned how much I love my new Kyocera Strobe? I absolutely love that little phone. :) I am so very glad I bought it. And I am very impressed with the Jabra bluetooth headset I got with it. I barely feel it on my ear when I am using it. A vast improvement on the Plantronics one I'd gotten for my Motorola V710. Am glad the Plantronics one died when it did. :)

Ok, bedtime for now. Otherwise I so won't want to wake up in the morning.
krzy: (bedtime!)
Only had one or two semi-difficult customers today, but it wasnt too bad overall. :)

Had a VERY messed up dream this morning. I've determined that I should just get up when I wake up and not try to go back to sleep until the alarm goes off. It may do my sanity much good if I just stay awake.

Didn't partner up today. I was very glad for this. The only times I had to ask one of the trainers for help were on situations we hadn't discussed in class, and that was only a couple times. I did manage to sell an unlimited text message feature, so I made a little commission today. :)

Ok bedtime for me. Here's hoping no strange messed up dreams tonight.

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