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Wednesday, February 24, 2010

career?

you guys know about my job & my commute.

it's no secret that, while i was thankful to find a job, i reluctantly accepted the position due to the pay cut, part-time hours, killer commute & lack of benefits. it's also no secret that, despite loving the job, i was also very overwhelmed & maybe a little intimidated. after all, this was a bit of a career switch for me {key word being 'career'}.

i'm 99.99% certain i've found my forever job. my career. i don't know where it will take me. i don't know if it will entice me to learn more about the field of work i'm involved in {shipbuilding}, but for now i'm happy doing what i do. and, i'm happy doing it for an employer who appreciates me, who says 'thank you' to me, who tells me that i'm doing a good job, who listens, who cares.

and, what makes me even happier than doing what i do is knowing that i will be doing it full-time!

my boss asked me on tuesday {my anniversary, no less!} if i was still interested in working full-time.

duh!

so, for now, i'm enjoying every bit of having monday's & wednesday's off because starting march 15th {adam's birthday} i will be working five full days a week. yay! i'm still waiting on when they will let me move to the office that is 15 minutes from my home, but i'll gladly keep making that commute throughout the week. for now, the mere thought of having freakin' health insurance excites me {but, this is what happens when you & your family have gone without health insurance for over two months...}. oh, and the paid vacation days, paid holidays & flexible working schedule aren't half-bad either.

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7 Comments:

Blogger Personalized Sketches and Sentiments said...

OH! This all sounds wonderful!!! Congratulations on full time and especially loving your new work environment!

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Feb 24, 2010, 10:23:00 PM  
OpenID playazone said...

Congrats, girl!! You deserve it!

Feb 24, 2010, 11:51:00 PM  
Blogger Classy Fab Sarah said...

That is such amazing news!!! Congratulations!

Feb 25, 2010, 7:35:00 AM  
Blogger Southern Living: Preppy Style said...

YAY! That is SUCH good news!!

Feb 25, 2010, 11:55:00 AM  
Blogger Summer {Bisfor...} said...

i an so happy for you! so so so so so so happy for you!

Feb 25, 2010, 12:22:00 PM  
Blogger Mrs. Potts said...

Oh congratulations! I'm so happy for you & I know that health insurance is such a big deal for you!

Feb 25, 2010, 1:44:00 PM  
Blogger Katie said...

I've read about your new full time status on twitter. So excited for you (and your bank account!) :)

Mar 2, 2010, 2:32:00 PM  

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