Rainy day in London. What a surprise!
Oh la la, it's nearly the end of the day and I still haven't written my blog.
Working in a media environment makes my weeks looks different every day. On one hand, it's because of the content of the job. Dealing with news makes your days looks always different. However, it can be sometimes frustrating not to be able to spend more than a day or two on a topic. On the other hand, it's because my week is divided in two-parts and so, for two days a week, I work in the same room but from a different desk. Despite the different views, it gives me a different perspective of people as well and it's very interesting from a sociologic point of view.
The room is a huge open-space office full of computers but it's not as tidy as in a normal office. You have TV and screen everywhere and moreover, it can be very messy with desks full of newspapers, headphones, rolec (thingy to listen to the radio round the world), food and drinks left over from the night team.
Before I started my job, I was picturing a very busy and very noisy office but despite this big open-plan office, it's not so noisy. Busy it is, but the sound isn't so bad except when someone is trying to call an interviewee in India and that the phone line is really bad. Everybody in the office is able to follow the interview and give feed back about it. I don’t know why I had this image of noisy environment with phone ringing all the time, probably from movies, I must admit that I was a little bit disappointed. Now, after 10 months working there, I'm very happy that it's not like in movies as I would have headache every single evening after work.
How is it like for you in your work environment?
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