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(61,604 posts)
Sun May 19, 2013, 12:17 AM May 2013

Finally, a new "permanent" job!

After two-and-a-half years of unemployment and a month-and-a-half as a temp, I was promoted to a permanent full time job. It's not the job I want or the pay I had, but it's enough to live decently until I get where I want to be. And, most importantly, it's in my field!!It finally took asking someone to help me find an opening. She then referred me to a friend who referred me to her friend in the organization. And already there is an internal opening that pays what I want and is better suited to my experience. Things are looking up for us. Don't give up. If I can find something, so can you.

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Finally, a new "permanent" job! (Original Post) RandySF May 2013 OP
I am so happy to hearthis RandySF! hrmjustin May 2013 #1
Congrats, my dear RandySF! CaliforniaPeggy May 2013 #2
Congratulations Randy! chillfactor May 2013 #3
You need to know people and not be shy to ask. RandySF May 2013 #9
. Liberal_in_LA May 2013 #4
congratulations. DesertFlower May 2013 #5
Good for you! Lugnut May 2013 #6
Big Time Randy's In The News! Congratulations, RandySF! NBachers May 2013 #7
Oh, that's so great tavalon May 2013 #8
Congratulations! life long demo May 2013 #10
congratulations! barbtries May 2013 #11
Great news! JNelson6563 May 2013 #12
Congratulations! stevenleser May 2013 #13


(150,318 posts)
2. Congrats, my dear RandySF!
Sun May 19, 2013, 12:21 AM
May 2013

I hope your prospects keep leading you into a much better place!

Relax, and enjoy...


(7,608 posts)
3. Congratulations Randy!
Sun May 19, 2013, 12:23 AM
May 2013

I am thrilled for you! I have been looking for two years, sent out hundreds of applications and resumes and still waiting...waiting...waiting....


(61,604 posts)
9. You need to know people and not be shy to ask.
Sun May 19, 2013, 04:40 AM
May 2013

One day some us parents were waiting for our kids to get out of school, and I asked one if she had openings where she worked. She said no but she would keep her eyes open. About a week later, she told me to email someone (a lady she goes to church with). That lady forwarded my resume to the hiring manager and the rest is history.


(27,985 posts)
8. Oh, that's so great
Sun May 19, 2013, 03:13 AM
May 2013

Another DUer getting back to work. This is always a good thing. Congratulations.

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