I have to say, this day could have started a bit better. Although I got up on time, and got to the MRT station as usual, when I got there it was uncommonly packed inside the station; indeed, when as I passed through the turnstile, the station announcer called out to stop letting people inside for the time being. Apparently there was some delay from the trains coming from Makati and beyond, which meant that passengers just kept on accumulating without any train arriving to alleviate the increase in passenger numbers.
It took about ten minutes for a train to arrive, and while it was able to fit all of the people (myself included) waiting at the station platform somehow, the fact that it arrived after ten minutes pretty much guaranteed that I was late for work. Boo.
When I arrived at the workfloor, it was busy as usual, though I wasn’t able to join the fun immediately; for some reason, I had trouble getting into the remote client, which is to say that I couldn’t even connect to it at all. My supervisor had me try other units, but still no luck, so I had to wait until IT figured out how to get to my remote profile again. So I was left to my devices for about another half hour (which I used browsing via office proxy). By the time they figured things out, and finally got me logged in, it was only a few minutes until my first break (eight-fifteen as scheduled), which I took advantage of immediately.
After the break though, it was pretty much the usual Tuesday shift though, which means there were instances of mad spikes in the queue up until around midmorning. After weathering that though, it was more or less relaxed for the rest of the shift. Okay, everyone did perk up when the security guard said that the people who were supposed to evaluate us suddenly showed up on the 9th floor (the inspection was scheduled for the evening), which led to everyone panicking by keeping all their stuff and moving their files to places where the inspectors hopefully wouldn’t look into in their systems.
I will admit to being pretty bushed by the end of the shift though. I just wanted to go home and jump into bed… which is exactly what I did, after an hour of getting the urge to browse out of my system of course.
Tomorrow… well, it’s another day isn’t it?