Jan. 15th, 2016

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From Storm by Michael Longley. I googled until I found a line I liked.

I spent a fair bit of my morning looking at a threat-risk assessment one my co-workers wrote using a new template one of our new team members is developing. Or, really, I read through it quickly and then critiqued the template. I reached out to the guy working on the template and we had a really good conversation. I got a compliment on the feedback I provided, but it's entirely possible that I'm the first person to provide focused, technical feedback on the structure and purpose of the document. We've had so many new people added to the team recently, I'm feeling a bit lost sometimes.

And I learned today that our brand new director (in the job less than a year) is leaving the company before the end of the month. That makes three directors we've lost in less than a year. It's an unsettled time. I'll have worked for this director for nearly a year with no feedback on my performance. Well, until I get his written remarks as part of my formal evaluation after he's gone.

They've decided to stop searching for a replacement manager for my area. We're going to be merged with another group (under the same area) and one of those folks will be made manager officially. Not sure how he'll do as manager. I've dealt with him as a peer, but not as my superior. I think I pay a little too much attention to that, but why change now?

This current wind may blow for another 2 months at least, and I wonder what things will be like then.


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