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Re: Celebrate!

whoo hoo! Great news Kitty....

Glad you found someone that can appreciate you- for

who would have given you a job in a heartbeat, but you
live to far away....

--- Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:

> 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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