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Six-Word Saturday #82

Posted on: December 10, 2016

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Great first week at new job!

This past Monday, I started my position as a part-time church administrative assistant. One of the perks is that I’m receiving on-the-job-training. The former assistant will be there about ten hours per week for the rest of the month. She’ll also be available to answer questions in the year ahead about projects I might not encounter in December.

So far, I’ve answered phone calls, sorted through mail, prepared meeting reminders, and reserved rooms. I’ve also edited and printed various publications such as bulletins, posters, and newsletters. There were a few projects for which I compiled handouts. During the week, I got familiar with the office layout, took lots of notes, and browsed some manuals. I’ve also met several church members.

Another perk is that the work ebbs and flows. It’s pretty busy on Monday, because the church office is closed over the weekend. By mid-week, everything wound down, and I had time to experiment with software and with publication design. It got hectic again on Thursday, with lots of calls and visitors. I like the variety.

That’s my week! How about yours?

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Happy New Year!

Allison’s Book Bag is currently on hiatus. I will return after a much-needed rest with reviews of Advanced Reader Copies including: Freddy Frogcaster and the Flash Flood by Janice Dean, One Two by Igor Eliseev, Incredible Magic of Being by Kathyrn Erskine, Dragon Grammar Book by Diane Robinson, and Wide as the Wind by Edward Stanton.

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