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I got a new job!

Post by Rath Darkblade » Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:17 pm

New job! New job! Rah! Rah! Rah! *throws pom poms about* \o/ :D

Well, it's nothing very special. ;) The job itself is only a temp job, and will only go for about 3-4 weeks. But I've been on the job market for about 3 months (which seems like an eternity now), so some extra money for my budget would be very welcome. :)

Huzzah! New job! :D

*dashes through the forums, spreading joy, merriment, and indiscriminate alcohol* :P

I haven't got the email from the agent yet to confirm it, so I'd better not jinx it. I'm just basing this on what the prospective client said on the phone. ;)

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Re: I got a new job!

Post by Rath Darkblade » Fri Aug 23, 2019 12:47 am

Just to update - no jinx! :D I just finished filling out all the forms and things, so it's all official. New job on Monday. Huzzah and hurrah!!! \o/ :D

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Re: I got a new job!

Post by Tawmis » Fri Aug 23, 2019 1:03 am



sung as...


I got a new job
One that won't make me sick
One that won't make me crash my car
Or make me feel three feet thick

I got a new job
One that won't hurt my head
One that won't make my mouth too dry
Or make my eyes too red

One that won't make me nervous
Wondering what to do
One that makes me feel like I know what I'm doing
Even when I don't

I got a new job
One that pays the bills
One that pays for the roof over my head
One that won't leave me dead

I got a new job
One that won't go away
One that won't keep me up all night
One that won't make me sleep all day

One that won't make me nervous
Wondering what to do
One that makes me feel like I know what I'm doing
Even when I don't
Even I'm feelin' so lazy

I got a new job
One that does what it should
One that won't make me feel too bad
One that won't make me feel too good

I got a new job
One I won't doubt
One that won't make me talk too much
Or make me freak the #$%^ out

One that won't make me nervous
Wondering what to do
One that makes me feel like I know what I'm doing
Even when I don't
Even I'm feelin' so lazy

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Re: I got a new job!

Post by BBP » Fri Aug 23, 2019 1:22 am

Congratulations! Good luck with the new job!
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Re: I got a new job!

Post by Rath Darkblade » Sat Aug 24, 2019 2:39 am

:lol: Tawm! Thank you, BBP and Tawm! :)

All that work paying off. It's a good feeling. :)

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Re: I got a new job!

Post by notbobsmith » Sat Aug 24, 2019 5:49 pm

Congrats. Best of luck on the new job.

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Re: I got a new job!

Post by Rath Darkblade » Sat Aug 24, 2019 7:12 pm

Thanks, Bob. :)

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Re: I got a new job!

Post by JasefWisener » Sun Aug 25, 2019 2:49 pm

Congrats!
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Re: I got a new job!

Post by Rath Darkblade » Tue Aug 27, 2019 11:24 pm

Thanks, Jasef! :)

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Re: I got a new job!

Post by Rath Darkblade » Fri Sep 06, 2019 6:30 am

Well ... I'm gutted. :( I was filling in for a permanent while she was on sick leave, and this afternoon, I was called into an empty office by the boss's 2IC and given my marching orders, because the permanent is coming back on Monday. :(

Now, I knew I was on a short-term assignment, but three days ago my boss told me he was happy with my performance, and wanted to extend me for another two weeks. In the first 7 days I was there, I collected nearly $1m, which made my boss even happier. So he led me to believe that I had a future at this firm, no matter how short. Not only did my boss lie to me, but he also didn't have the guts to "downsize" me face-to-face, or even talk to me at all today. So I'm sad, and also angry. :x

If that wasn't bad enough, the 2IC told me that it was apparent to management that I wasn't happy at work. Well - I'd been feeling a little ill, with a sore throat that didn't go away and made it painful to speak, so that may explain it. I thought this would go away, but it's been 3 days and no let-up. So I went to see my GP, and was told I had pharyngitis. So, essentially, this firm let me go because I'm sick. GRR. :x

Now I'm generally an easy-going sort of chap, but now I wonder whether I should hire a team of piranha lawyers and sue the pants off this bunch of gutless wonders. Just for the satisfaction of seeing them collapse into the dust. :x

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Re: I got a new job!

Post by Qbix » Fri Sep 06, 2019 10:20 am

Oh no..
That sucks big time Rath!
I am sorry to hear that.

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Re: I got a new job!

Post by Rath Darkblade » Sat Sep 07, 2019 2:59 am

Thanks, Qbix. I was already looking for other work while working there, because I knew it wasn't going to last long (maybe 3 weeks - although the money was good). So, it's not like I thought I would be there forever. But still.

Anyway, the good news is that I found and applied for other work already, and a few agents offered to represent me to their clients too - and I already have an interview next week. So ... fingers crossed. :|

I really hate, hate, hate the employment/unemployment carousel ...

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Re: I got a new job!

Post by Tawmis » Sat Sep 07, 2019 5:02 pm

Hoping for the best, sir.

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Re: I got a new job!

Post by Rath Darkblade » Sat Sep 07, 2019 6:22 pm

Thanks, Tawm. Crossing my fingers and toes here!

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Re: I got a new job!

Post by notbobsmith » Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:48 pm

I'm sorry to hear that. I've had to do contract work myself and I've never liked the employee/non-employee limbo they put you in.

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