first date in the park. QC Memorial Circle. july 2009
after meeting/seeing ‘the ex’ for the first time. yellow cab – tomas morato. july 2009
First Christmas Party together. December 2009. Amoranto Stadium.
first christmas celebrated in the office. MBNA UK. December 2009.
first christmas party spent in one of our supervisor’s place.
the last christmas party with NCO people.
first new year together. de castro’s residence. January 2010.
first zambales trip. Pundaquit, San Antonio, Zambales. April 2010
My NCO days 😉
my seatmate said.. “what if.. on your way home.. right outside the office/building.. jolo was on his knees, crying.. asking for your forgiveness?”
“i already have forgiven him.”
“what if he knelt on one knee.. then asked you to marry him?“
it made me think. it was raining hard outside.
i remember the last time we saw each other, just a month ago..
then i said, “i know it wouldn’t happen. but thank you for making me think of him and my dreams before.. comment na nga lang pala sa kanya yun.”
then i smiled and just got back to my monitor.
i’ve applied for the Admin Assistant post in February 2013. i was excited, to say the least. especially since i believed i am qualified for the said post. well, who would want to apply if they didn’t believe they’re qualified, right? anyway.. so i’ve submitted my CV and all that, making sure my previous job of the same title was highlighted. it’s been 2 days after i’ve sent my application when we had our town hall meeting. i haven’t got any reply yet from the recruitment then. then our AVP announced that we are on moratorium for 6 months so we cannot transfer jobs/functions. i was upset. because it limits my chance of having a new work envinroment, but still with the same company.
a few days after, we were out in the break room discussing the internal job postings (IJP) that we have applied for, sharing the same sentiment because of the moratorium. there was this person, who used to be an agent at that time, who was sharing info about the posts she’d seen in taleo (carreer website/intranet). She said she had applied for an admin assistant post. basically, a personal secretary to one of the department heads or something of the same level. i asked her who will she be reporting for if she gets hired. she said
“country manager. kelangan nila yung meron experience. eh di ba call center ka lang naman? so hindi ka pwede mag-apply dun kasi qualifications pa lang, hindi ka na qualified.”
i just kept silent. coz i don’t want to burst her bubble in front of other people. since i know she’ll get promoted for another post anytime soon. One of our common friends aproached me and whispered “di ba receptionist ka dati? and ilan years ka na nagwo-work di ba? di ka naman newbie. bakit ayaw mo sumagot?” i just said “yaan mo na sya. ayaw padaig eh. sya na magaling!”
My first job was in June 2006 in Sandz Enterprise Business Solutions as a receptionist/admin assistant/technical support coordinator. I was the secretary of the technical team, handling the engineers’ itinerary, schedules and dispatch. i do the minutes, and other admin task. i also handled the front office, taking in calls, working as an operator, doing inventories, telemarketing, and others.
can i just send her my CV? just because we were working in the same office means we have the same work history. she can’t compare me to her. at that moment, not intending to be mean, i asked my self “what school are you from and what degree or diploma do you have?”
bitch. mode. on.