Working Xmas eve...?

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  1. Damo

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    A friend of mine has now put some doubts in my head.

    I was working 8.30 -3.30. Normal ish day.

    He's now saying. "Yeah id love to see my cleaner on Xmas eve"

    But surely the clue is in the name. It's Xmas eve. Not Xmas day eve lol
     
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  2. Adams0211

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    I was talking to my Mrs about this last night. She doesn't want me working Christmas Eve (I hadn't planned to anyway) because we normally spend the day at home with the kids watching Christmas films, cooking and getting into the Christmas mood.

    In my opinion, and it might not be a popular one, working Christmas Eve looks a bit desperate (I feel bad saying that but I can't think of a better word) and I wouldn't want a window cleaner, gardener, etc turning up on Christmas Eve.

    Just my opinion though, it is a working day after all.
     
  3. TolishAPurd

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    I reckon it's fine working Christmas Eve. Everywhere is super busy so it doesn't feel like you're interrupting a holiday or anything. Customers are usually in a good mood too.
     
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  4. Damo

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    Decided to pre text customers. Giving them the chance to opt out and "skip" a clean.

    Not bothered £ just want round to be as uptodate as possible :)
     
  5. daveyboy

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    #5 daveyboy, Dec 16, 2015
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    I text everyone anyway to unlock gates etc
    I will be doing a few jobs xmas eve to keep on track
    Christmas starts xmas day
    Most companies work xmas eve so what is different with us??
     
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  6. Adams0211

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    TolishAPurd and daveyboy1 make some good points. I'm in a bad mood today so I'm probably just being grumpy. >:((
     
  7. CMRwindowcleaning

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    I always do my shops Xmas eve I think it's better to get booking in larger jobs done as they're usually the ones hosting Xmas and will be thankful for it. Not to mention anyone that doesn't tip on Xmas eve has to be a right squeaky bum! Lol
     
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  8. daveyboy

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    I'm all up to date now Neil so nothing to do for 2 days
     
  9. Adams0211

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    Nice one. You taking the rest of the week off now?
     
  10. daveyboy

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    Maybe
     
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