It's been a bit of a roller coaster ride ever since the announcement that the team I work in - the TV Platforms department - would be moving to Salford in 2011.
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It was back in 2004 that the BBC first announced its plans to move some departments to the North, thus reducing jobs and money spent in London. It's well known that part of the move, Sport, Childrens, Five Live and a slice of New Media would move from London.
Whilst casually browsing the a job site, one job set the "Apply! Apply! Apply! alarm bells ringing, so I created my first dusted off my first CV in eight years and clicked send. Alas they didn't even want me for an interview, however the rejection email was top notch!
Here's a depressing thought. Well it depresses me anyway.
At work it’s appraisal time. I don’t like appraisal time. Cos that means I have to write everything up that's been said so it can sit in the old virtual filing cabinet for 12 months until this time next year when it can be dusted off and I can sit with my line manager and see what I've achieved off my last set of goals, so that I can get a new one and write that out. At which point I'll end up writing another of these blog posts telling you all how I hate appraisal time.
Anyone reading the BBC Internet Blog will have noticed a flurry of posts celebrating the 10th aniversary of bbc.co.uk. All the reminiscing has, to be honest, got me reminising about my old memories of working on the BBC website
If you've ever wondered quite what a Senior Development Producer working on interactive TV products gets up to for a living, now is time to find out. And if you've never wondered, now is the time to find out. Below is how one day panned out.
The last few days at work have been a bit frantic, as I've been busy rushing around trying to get up to speed with a great big huge monster of a project, whilst at the same time trying to ease the handover of another great big huge monster of a project onto someone else.
I have to say, I am getting just a little fed up of seeing the offices I work in, on TV.
Last night after work we had one of those rare moments - and end of year review, followed, of course, by some celebratory drinks.