Tool thoughts #43: I just hope that's not a train...

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Blog entry by NedB posted 02-19-2013 01:48 PM 2440 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Hi gang, at the risk of jinxing myself, I’ve had a bit of good luck finally. I left my last full time job back in August, and have been looking for a better job since then with predictably little success. However the past couple of weeks have seen a change in the job market. I started a new job last week, driving school bus for a local company, and I also got a call back on another job I had applied for, the interview for that went pretty well, and Yesterday I got the call back and a verbal offer from them. I will get the formal offer today.

edit… Forgot to mention what the new job is… I’ll be doing courier work delivering prescriptions to nursing homes from a centrally located commercial pharmacy. (as opposed to a public pharmacy, this one solely distributes to institutions).
SO the light at the end of the long dark tunnel has appeared, now I have to make something of it!

Looks to be a decent opportunity to make some money, and will also allow me shop time, between the two jobs I might actually get a couple of new toyls later this year!

-- Ned - 2B1ASK1

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#1 posted 02-19-2013 01:54 PM

Congratulations. I hope it works out for you!

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#2 posted 02-19-2013 02:03 PM

there is always a light at the end of that tunnel, congrats on the new jobs.

-- Everyone calls me Ed or Eddie , mom still calls me Edward if she is mad at me.

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#3 posted 02-19-2013 02:12 PM

Thanks! I honestly wouldn’t have taken the bus job had the other one come up first, however I’ll soldier on and do both for awhile, times are tight and as the song goes… I owe, I owe so off to work I go!

-- Ned - 2B1ASK1

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#4 posted 02-19-2013 06:54 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S !!

Sounds like Employment is FINALLY on an Upswing!! (For Real)!!
... let’s hope the trend continues…!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#5 posted 02-19-2013 07:49 PM

Congrats Ned. Glad to hear the good news. Happy for ya Buddy

Now If I’d just get a reply (or two) from some of the resumes I’ve sent out ….

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#6 posted 02-21-2013 09:10 AM

Well done mate, every cloud has a silver lining. I hope you enjoy the work.

-- No one plans to fail, they just, just fail to plan

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#7 posted 03-23-2013 03:46 PM

so much for that idea… the 2nd job didn’t Lose me (much) money, but it isn’t making what was inferred either, so I’ve put in notice and will try for something else.

-- Ned - 2B1ASK1

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#8 posted 03-25-2013 12:36 AM

I hate it when potential employers outright lie about what they intend to do, etc.

... you’re better off without them… I don’t think you would want an employer like that…

Just keep plugging away…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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