We’re having a big event tonight. I booked the photographer weeks ago. This morning my boss texts me asking if I told the photographer to arrive at 4:00, and I realize I didn’t, because the event begins at 5:00 and the only thing I was told at all was that the event speaker wants to be snuck in and out and does not want to talk to anybody. Nobody told me anything about doing photos at 4:00.

On top of that, I had to be on site for an event yesterday and preparing for that was where all my energy was focused last week, so it never occurred to me to double check on the schedule for tonight.

And yes, I know, someone should have told me that we needed the photographer at 4:00, but I also should have asked because part of my job is making sure stuff like that is properly scheduled. Going forward I’ll probably always remember to double check before a big event, but it seems like I always need to screw something up in a big way before I can start doing it correctly.

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The other person in my department is leaving in a week. We haven’t even put the job listing out yet. I’m going to be doing this alone for who knows how long.

Last week I felt prepared to ask for a raise and a new job title and now I’m like lol probably going to get fired because I can barely handle my current job, never mind taking on a bunch of new responsibilities.