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0 to employed in 6 hours.

Wow, it's been a while since I've posted here.  I tend to post more often to Twitter because it's so much easier and faster.  And Skyrim had consumed a huge portion of my life for the last month and a half.  Damn you, Bethesda!  Although I haven't posted anything, I do read everyone else's posts regularly.



Got woken up by a phone call at around 9:30 a.m. on Friday.  It was a recruiter wondering if I was interested in a Network Server Admin job in Lincoln.  The client was in a big hurry, and I got an interview that same day at 1:00 p.m.  The interview lasted a whole hour, one of the longest I think I've ever had.  Shortly after I got home at around 3:30, I got a call that I was hired.  They e-mailed me a bunch of paperwork in PDFs, and I digitally signed them and sent them back by 5:30.  6 hours from initial phone call to being hired, that's gotta be some kind of record.

I start work Monday.  I'm replacing a guy who is retiring on Friday, so I get a whole week of training before be thrown into the job.  There's only one other IT person there, a temp who's only been there for a few weeks.  This is gonna be fun!  At least the pay will be good.  It's temp-to-hire, which means in 6 months I'll hopefully be permanently employed.

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cateagle
Feb. 19th, 2012 04:36 am (UTC)
Congrats!! It's always a surprise and a delight when everything falls together like that.
nipper
Feb. 19th, 2012 05:40 am (UTC)
Awesome!! Good for you!
fangwolf57
Feb. 19th, 2012 05:48 am (UTC)
Wow good job!
paradigm_clutch
Feb. 19th, 2012 08:46 am (UTC)
Grats!
mondhasen
Feb. 19th, 2012 12:07 pm (UTC)
Good going!
porsupah
Feb. 19th, 2012 09:48 pm (UTC)
Oh, jolly good show, old chap!

Will you be springing the furriness on them as a surprise, or easing them into it gradually? =:)
marko_the_rat
Feb. 20th, 2012 08:14 pm (UTC)
Woot on your flash job!
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