Do you work this time of year?
Over here in Britain, it's Christmas, and most of us are joining a gym today to work off the 40 pounds we've put on over the last week. I don't see any mention of the time of the year on your website. Are you all still crunching out code at this time of year in the states? The work ethic for countries that celebrate Christmas is pretty average about this time of year, is it the same over there?
Fat But Happy
nope over in Singapore I had a half-day on the 24th and full-day's leave on X'mas... no gym sessions for me though
Own your own shop and you can work any 80 hours of each week you want, Holidays included.
Mitch & Murray (from downtown)
Non of your [expletive] business!
A lot of people take time off this time of year, so it's a great time to try to catch up at the office. I've always thought that (for me, anyway) taking time off at this time of year is a waste of good vacation time.
Yep, I'm in singapore too, and we also get half day on 24 and a day off on 25..... but I'm working both days anyway :)
I'm with Jeff. I never take time off around Christmas or Thanksgiving (in the US). Nobody is around bugging you, nobody in their right mind schedules something during that week, it's easy work.
I worked 16 hours on the 24th and 8 hours on Christmas yesterday. Yeah, it was pretty quiet and I got a lot done. Seems typical. Today, we'll see. Also, it's not OK to call it Christmas in some parts as that is considered to be evidence of intolerant western oppresion, etc. Here, people are still allowed to wear religious symbols to work but some companies have policies banning some types of religious expression.
Absolutely!...I get more done the last two weeks of December than during any two months during the year.
fool for python
Sarain> Also, it's not OK to call it Christmas in some parts as that is considered to be evidence of intolerant western oppresion, etc.
I always work on holidays because it's a chance to catch up. But I take a few hours off to celebrate a little. And there were several office parties.
Made enough cash this year to have 3 weeks of vacation, enjoying myself and thinking about life, goals and what to do in 2003.
I work for a university, and I get almost two weeks off during Christmas, without having to take vacation time.
That's as may be, but that's almost certainly going to be compensation for a lower paypacket compared to the commercial sector.
Better than being unemployed....
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