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Re: Celebrate!


Kitty,

Congratulations on the new job.

Dan
zone 6 PA

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, March 30, 2006 9:22 AM
Subject: [CHAT] Celebrate!


> I lost my job a couple of weeks ago.  The new franchise owners thought we
> weren't making enough money and it had to be someone's fault.  Since it
> couldn't be the boss' niece, the one who performs the tests and works for
> straight commission, it must be me, the one who was getting paid.
>
> I sent out resumes and hit the standard online job postings.  I happened
> upon a short posting for a researcher at the recorder's office.  A friend
> told me that short postings (job only listed for 5 days) meant they
probably
> already had someone in house who wanted the job.  But I applied and got an
> interview.  I just scraped by on the typing test, but did well on the
other
> tests, finishing all in about 40 minutes.  The testing was scheduled to
take
> 2 hours. When I arrived for the interview they said no one had ever
finished
> the tests that quickly.  We had a pleasant exchange, but nothing in
detail,
> so I assumed my friend was right, the job was locked.
>
> I got the call this morning and I start Monday!  Can you believe it?  More
> money, great hours, pleasant people, engaging work, retirement plan, and
> insurance.  And they wanted ME.  I wasn't too old or too fat or not good
> enough in some way.   Maybe it's an omen.  Good things come in 3s you
know.
> Mick will be fine.  and I don't care what the third thing is.
>
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
>
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