Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Gig Work

 When all was said and done, and Nightingale gave notice at work, the plan expectation was for us both to be unemployed for a little while.  We would use the time to get the house in order and exercise every day after getting the kids to school.  

As luck would have it, I landed a contract job that started on her first day of her being unemployed.   It's doing one repeatable task that doesn't require a lot of brainpower, but the pay is decent and there is overtime if I want it.

It's been a long time since I was paid by the hour.  The contract goes until late January but given how the work has slowed down, I wonder if that end date will come sooner.  

I'm not sure what to say about this project.  From conversations with the other two contract consultants, I'm vindicated that:

  • the data isn't well organized;
  • the workflow could be improved;
  • and the PM is a flake.

I admit that I'm bringing with me the Ghosts of Jobs Past and I'm trying not to let it cloud my judgment.  I'm not always successful.


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