Re: Question about time accounting at your work

From: Michael Moore <>
Date: Fri, 18 Sep 2009 13:53:04 -0700
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I'm required to account for my time at least once a year. Interested in moving to California? :-)

On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 1:28 PM, Taylor, Chris David <> wrote:

> Ok fellow full-time employee DBAs I have a question. (Not for contractors
> :)
> How many of you use project accounting at your place of work. Where every
> hour has to be accounted for against projects, or maintenance or some other
> code?
> I was basically told I'm not "visible enough" --- this is 1 year after
> receiving a ton of awards and accolades for solving a problem at one of our
> sister companies. Now it "appears" that my value to the company is being
> questioned. I imagine questions like "What does he do all day?" are being
> asked.
> Usually I lump database support into 1 group, and patches/maintenance into
> another group and performance tuning into a 3rd group. Now, I'm goign to
> have to start micromanaging my hours. I work for an internal IT department
> at a large corporation. I think we bill the other departments for services,
> but not sure.
> Anyone else have to deal with this?
> *Chris Taylor*
> *Sr. Oracle DBA*
> Ingram Barge Company
> Nashville, TN 37205
> Office: 615-517-3355
> Cell: 615-354-4799
> Email:
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