Tag Archives: work

Crossroads

Many of you may have assumed that my lack of posts lately was related to my decision to bring the blog to a close in a couple months. Not exactly. In fact, the real reason I haven’t been posting is … Continue reading

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Meet the New Boss

Bruce is gone. Fired, I think. And on the 3rd, a new Managing Director from the New York office took over my department. Meet Justin Chang. Justin is what we call in the banking industry, a “dick.” I usually don’t … Continue reading

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Seminar Fail

I don’t know what’s gotten into me but I totally failed at a seminar I had to go to yesterday. I had to do this training seminar on new federal regulations and there were about fifty bankers from ibanks all … Continue reading

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Work Tool Is Gone

In the shortest tenure in the history of my office, J.T. has been fired! Yes, he’s only been with us for less that a week. No, it wasn’t because he kept talking about how awesome Texas was, even to the … Continue reading

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Work Tool

We closed our Houston office earlier this year and those bankers got distributed to our other offices. For some reason, this took six months and today some tool named “J.T.” showed up in our office. Obviously, given the nature of … Continue reading

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Night Shift

I had to work late last night, long enough to see the cleaning crew. Maria is the cleaning lady I met once before, but it was almost a year ago and I forgot some of the details of her life. Still, … Continue reading

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Janet in Reception No More

Janet was promoted. She is now an analyst. This is baffling for several reasons. First, I had no idea Janet knew anything about banking or was even interested in financial markets. Being an analyst is no picnic. Sure it pays … Continue reading

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Bad Parker

Last night I went down to the garage to get my car to leave work and I noticed the car next to me was parked like an idiot. You know the type, some asshole who’s too busy to line it … Continue reading

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Mum-bye bye

I’m going to India. Not to live but for at least a week to close this big deal I’ve been working on forever. Fuck! I need to be here to keep track of things with Michelle. It’s my big chance … Continue reading

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Work Is Overrated

I had to ship some boxes from my parents’ house back to my apartment in L.A. and so I had to go to the post office back home last week. An old man held the door open for me as … Continue reading

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