The Secret PA : Day 1094

Published on: 14 Mar 2014

Finally! I really thought this week would never end but it’s almost time to get my happy feet out the door to greener and certainly more chic pastures. More imminently though they are heading for hotter pastures where G&Ts are abundant. I don’t really think I’m the draw to the drinks though as really it’s just an excuse to unwind en masse on a Friday evening.

I have to say I was pleasantly surprised to find a card and box of chocolates on my desk from the office which was a thoughtful gesture. So if you think you’re less valued and noticed as a temp, you’re wrong. I even had several come by my desk to say they’d see me later for my leaving drinks. And we’ve got sunshine, I don’t think Friday get’s any better.

It was a crazy week though as I had a lot of loose ends to tie up and write a handover brief. The new temp started mid week so I could train her and give her the low down on the general workings (and musings) of the floor. The boss said he was really impressed and sad to see me go, and….he said he would consider me for a permanent position which was something I wasn’t expecting. It reassuring to know that I’d get a good reference. It’s always important to leave on good terms not just because you want a glowing reference but who knows when you might be working for that company, or boss elsewhere.

I’ve been refuelling on a frappuccino and a ham sandwich while typing this, out in the sun but I’ve got to rush back and help out the new temp with a few last minute things at the office. 

Have a lovely weekend and enjoy the sunshine….and wish me luck for Monday