"Love My Way, It's a New Road"

Maggie, the eternal optimist, just had a great call with a recruiter this week.  I was pinged on a job that is related to my profession and sounds great.  I would be the market leader for a company expanding into my neck of the woods.  The recruiter loved me and said she was only presenting 3 candidates — of course, that could mean just 3 for the first round, but I want to believe that it’s only 3 period.

Round Two will be a phone interview with the boss and then a trip to their HQ for a formal interview.  It’s a cool company with some really, really smart people running it.  I gulped as I read their bios.

I also found a local job in my field and applied to that.  The HR computer bot rejected me, but I am undeterred.  I’m revamping my resume and sending it to the local decision-maker.  Then I’ll have a buddy who knows him put in a good word for me.

The tricky part of this job search is to keep Maggie & Co hobbling along generating income so I can stay afloat as I pivot to something new.  I think I can, I think I can, I think I can…..

Now I’m thinking interview suits, etc……

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Comments on: "Everybody Cross Your Fingers!" (5)

  1. Fingers and toes are crossed!
    I’m myself in the middle of three different paths in 6 months’ time. Hopefully one of them is successful and I can waev goodbye to my financial worries. Or at least some of them. And the admin and so on. I love my job, but I seem not to have quite integrated that the admin work is part of it 😉

    So keep me in your good thoughts too, please 🙂
    XO

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  2. […] feel good.  Nothing good to report except I feel good.  I decided that if the recruiter job doesn’t pan out, then I’ll approach that company’s competition — why not?  […]

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  3. […] on — I am working on the job search and taking steps every day.  The recruiter job is not an option — they want someone with a background slightly different than mine.  I sent […]

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