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In approximately.. an hour and a half.
Fuck work. Seriously, fuck work. I have never been this fucking angry.
lie profusely and fabricate stories for my own gain.
If i did that, certainly i'd be a lot fucking happier?
for your own gain?
they don't actually want to kick you out as funding will be lost...if you promise to make an effort then they will probably give you another go, at least for the rest of the year
You don't seem happy at college generally though..maybe think about doing a different course/doing something else even?
I'm going for a job in a call centre until i'm 18 when bar jobs will open up, then i'll enrol in a different college in september.
Seriously. Working in one of them nearly destroyed me.
I'm going down in history as a liar!
inbound calling is a piece of piss, and the money/hours are usually excellent.
If you have to handle people screaming at you for 8 hours a day for things that aren't your fault, it's one of the worst jobs imaginable.
but the last one i worked at was all message taking and order lines, and that's fucking eeeeeeeeeeeasy money. plus, it was a 24/7 operation, so i could largely pick and choose shifts. i used to work 11am to 7pm, and when my friends were back from uni go straight to the pub after work until closing. i'd then not have to get up till 9/10 the next morning so I could sleep off my hangover. it was ace :D
springs to mind
for a 17 year old maybe
whether it's worth having your soul chipped away hour by hour though is definitely questionable
i liked working there. it was certainly less "soul destroying" than a lot of other things i've done that would probably been seen as "more desirable" work.
don't do it.
I still work in a call centre but I'm not on the phones anymore.
Don't do it. It will DESTROY you!!
This college has SAPPED MY SOUL.
Should i drop out before i get the chance to be FIRED FROM COLLEGE?!
I GUARANTEE working in a call-centre will be worse!
Cry myself to sleep, etc..
You can sleep? LUXURY!!!
But it's the point where my life revolves around sleep/college. I have no time to actually breathe, things are so structured.
9.00 - wake up
9.01 - remember it's a work day and cry.
10.30 - get up, dressed, etc.
11.30 - catch bus
12.30 - put on headset, log into phone
12.31 - make first call
12.31 - get told to 'f*ck off'
12.32 - get told to 'f*ck off'
12.33 - get told to 'f*ck off'
12.34 - get told to 'f*ck off'
12.35 - get told to 'f*ck off'
repeat until 9pm.
one morning, seeing an ambulance going past, sirens blazing, and genuinely thinking:
what kind of calls were you making?
being in college.
its a great opportunity.
i changed my mind about going to art college, after finishing college, with the intention of working for a couple of years to get some 'life experience', and returning to college later.
but i never got round to it, and look at me now- i work in an office job i hate, that i have to work in to pay the rent and bills.
plus i have to work my arse off to find a creative job, and expect a low salary, because i dont have good enough qualifications to demand more pay.
but you wont listen to me- i never listened to anybody when i was at college.
its a hindsight thing.
youll only realise you should have stayed and put up with it when its too late and youre stuck in a dead end job.
not quitting and not getting chucked out
it's not like you're there for long
I've just been told to "complete the day until your tutor session".
I'm only here for the internetz.
rather be a tramp than work in a call centre.
would be better.
If so; yay.
some people on this board might still work in a call-centre!
for the tramps, too!
but I bet they wouldn't given half a chance.
but I wouldn't prefer to be a tramp!
Although.. it would mean judge_b might finally piss on me!
yeh perhaps an exaggeration, but you get the point. im talking about cold calling by the way.
even data inputting was better, and that's quite an achievement. I don't think office jobs are for me :/.
it really doesnt get much worse than that!
was doing that for 2 weeks, offering people unsecure loans, who either had other loans or had been put forward by other companies (i learnt data protection means pretty much shit).
But i put no effort into it, actually telling people it was a bad idea to get one, because clearly it was.
sounds like a competition wasnt meant to be :p.
i had surprisingly little conscience about it though.
i also used to take phone calls for those mobile phone companies that offer 'free' contract phones in the back of the sun/sport/mirror. the people who used to ring in were SO thick, it was amazing. i think the best call i had was some reprobate who, when asked for her details for the contract, replied it was for 'er mayte as a birfday present. i explained, patiently, that this was a legally binding contract service and not just a free mobile.
I did it for about 3 weeks when I moved here and it was the worst of times. The general public are just hateful.
I now feel scared. Of my tutor. Who will now have no control over me.. I might just punch her in the face and go out in style.
make sure you dive through a window when you leave.
Looks classier that way.
I once filled a teacher's handbag up with PVA glue...believe me 'crime' doesn't pay.
Why is college so bad? Is this A-Levels or something?
and no longer aspire to be what i wanted to be when i chose such shit things. Also, the way all of the teachers expect me to "live up to my brothers reputation" - i.e. Fail GCSE english 3 times.
I just hate everything about the college environment.
unless you've done something illegal. Colleges are desperate not to lose people, they get money for you!
and made half of a class leave college unneccesarily yesterday. The fucking receptionist told me buses weren't running past 1pm! I love the way they shoot the messenger.
the scapegoat just like I was at uni last week.
Not a psychology teacher laughing in a rather terrifying manner in your FACE whilst saying "Don't worry about the work, it's not like you'll still be a student here come the deadline!" The deadline is 4pm today.
"HE'S THE ONE THAT SENT THE EMAIL OFF, BAME HIM FOR IT ALL GOING WRONG!"
Yeah...fuck them all.
So much so that i don't CARE anymore?
to want to be completely out of it.
I'd rather not be here at all.
perhaps it would be a good idea to leave and decide what you really want to do.