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the grueling wait…

Posted: January 18, 2008 in C4

I have been on hiatus for quite sometime, I don’t know what to write, how to start, where to begin. My mind has a plethora of ideas to write on but I just cant figure out which will I write first. Well, I decided to make a follow up on my first post… and without further ado……..

3rd Friday of the year:

Three painfully soul-destroying weeks, waiting for the final countdown. The crux of the matter is, we still are waiting for a decision be delivered to us whether we stay or not, whether we SHOULD stay or not. It is definitely grueling to think when will that time be. No round-the-table discussions with one of this team’s heads, not even meetings (for formalities sake!), information were relied through word of mouth. How can that be? However, tidbits of details were given during private conversations and coaching but to the C4 , as a group, none.

Vague as it may look, a charade as this may seem – we aren’t Charlie Chaplin. We need words, confirmation, or even address us a simple email about this concern will do – but none were made. We are like candles waiting for the last paraffin wax to melt and will soon loose its light. Well, probably that’s just the way they are here. I can’t do anything about it anymore.

A lot of us is thinking about migration – well basically, that is where we are heading. Options – or are there options? Lemme correct this – BETTER OPTIONS. A new American company is actually scheduled to open it’s operations anytime on this year’s first quarter. Well for me, I will just have to cross the bridge when I get there. I can’t simply think of what will I do. I am still relying on what will happen on the final countdown. Whatever the results will be, let’s see.


On the other note, half of me wants to go back home, half of me wants to stay. I really hate adieus, especially when you know it would take a lifetime for you to see your associates again. Parting times, closing times – it sucks! Just last month, a dear friend went back to Manila for good and as much as I want to stop it, I can’t. It’s a marital decision which I can’t put my fingers on.

“Friends they come and friends they go” – this is true. They just simply come and go. I have been to three different work places, this being my third and on each professional ecosystem I belong, I easily find my niche. Easy adjustments, comfortability, and cohesive relationships amongst colleagues that’s just basically what connects me to them.

With the final countdown in mind, we just have to braise ourselves to what will be the final say of this team’s heads. Albeit C4 is reeking with different emotions and worries in regards to the hanging status we are at, we just have to enjoy each other’s companies and make the most of what we have right now.

Bonne Chance to all of us!!




It has been two months…. Two months of mentally and physically enervating ourselves just to fulfill their “needed” workforce to surpass the holiday queues. It surely seem this account has a propensity to really make people evaporate that simple.

“We’ve been used!”, “paita sa?! ataya..!”– there’s a lot of laments, qualms, complaints that were left unaddressed.  Everybody’s glued to their work seats partly anticipating the final countdown. For me the events that took place on this building, on this very floor, was just nothing but a shit! – a crappy and mean way of using people. 

I simply consider it professionally violating.  Violating for we all scratched our asses out to get IN to this respective company. It is indeed not of our choice to be deployed in an account who is not serious in keeping people but rather more accustomed to EXPEL them!

I speak not for myself but for my mates, the C4 who, same as me, felt the same angst. Who, with so much chagrin was also confused and alarmed of how the account’s system in keeping people is like. Who, were already comfortable with their newly found friends. The relationship amongst the C4 members is indeed one thing that is irreplaceable!


Such fun in every camaraderie we had is incomparable. The relationship that blossomed among us has been fortified and it will truly be sad to know that it will be stained by what will happen on the final countdown.

Friendships formed is something that we, the C4, will forever put into effort and sustain. Making friends is easy enough, but maintaining meaningful ones isn’t. Agree????

 — CHE2,JOVIC, SHEENA,SHEENY,JAREL,ABBY,REX,JEFF,JM and others who were unnamed, who first tasted the bitterness of what I call “professional violation”..Well these names are indeed synonymous to what we call friendships,you guys agree? 🙂

What we have to do is move on and led off. There is so much more than letting ourselves be incarcerated into our fiery sentiments against how we were violated professionally. Let it not spoil us but rather let it be a catalyst for us to be better on whatever career awaits us beyond…….. …. … … .. .