Okay, I'm working again!

Discussion in 'The Watering Hole' started by entropic remnants, Nov 27, 2013.

  1. entropic remnants

    entropic remnants Hall of Famer

    Mar 3, 2013
    John Griggs
    Good news: I'm hired. I know some of you have seen my "End of an Era" and "Steel Mill Portraits" series celebrating the place and people where I used to work. My job ended because they closed the mill on November 8th and I was processed out on November 11th.

    This was the best job interview I've ever had and more like colleagues chatting for an hour and a half about engineering than some kind of "interrogation". I'll be making a little more than I was at my old job and with much better benefits. Thank you, Jesus!

    They came after me which was very nice. I got a call from their HR department requesting my resume. Final icing on the cake is they called with an offer just 3 hours after I left the interview. I'm very grateful.

    I start December 9th.
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  2. serhan

    serhan All-Pro

    May 7, 2011
    Congrats! Good to hear it, hope you enjoy your holiday and small vacation before your new job. Happy thanksgiving...
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  3. TraamisVOS

    TraamisVOS Hall of Famer

    Nov 29, 2010
    Melboune, Australia
    Sounds like a much better deal, congratulations!
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  4. Congratulations! Glad to hear it worked well and you are back in the saddle again.
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  5. krugorg

    krugorg All-Pro

    Sep 26, 2011
    Minnesota USA
    Kyle Krug
    That's great news! Congratulations!
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  6. Yeats

    Yeats All-Pro

    Jul 31, 2012
    New Jersey, USA
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  7. flash

    flash Veteran

    May 6, 2011
    pics or it didn't happen. :biggrin:


    p.s. congrats.
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  8. Lightmancer

    Lightmancer Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 13, 2011
    Sunny Frimley
    Bill Palmer
    Excellent news! Confratulations!!

    Sent from another Galaxy
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  9. entropic remnants

    entropic remnants Hall of Famer

    Mar 3, 2013
    John Griggs
    Eeek! I have no pics! Did I only imagine it? I need to think about this, crap... lol

  10. christilou

    christilou Legend

    Jul 13, 2010
    Sunny Frimley
    Oh good news, happy for you :)
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  11. wt21

    wt21 Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Aug 15, 2010
    Awesome John! Good news indeed, and something to be Thankful for!
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  12. pictor

    pictor All-Pro

    Jul 14, 2010
    Wow, that's great news!
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  13. Richard

    Richard Top Veteran

    Feb 1, 2013
    Marlow, UK
    That's good to hear.

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  14. lcsolla

    lcsolla Regular

    Sep 5, 2011
    Lisbon, Portugal
    Luis Castro e Solla
    I am very happy for you. Maybe there was an element of luck in it, but the best part was certainly your experience and qualities. So, go back to work and photography - just hope the new place is as photogenic as the old one!
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  15. porchard

    porchard Veteran

    Feb 3, 2013
    Devon, UK
    :thumbup: That's great to hear. Good luck in your new rôle - hopefully it will prove interesting and fulfilling. I hope, too, that your former colleagues are having success finding new employment.

    I'm also hoping (somewhat selfishly, I admit...:wink:) that your new job will provide us with a new source of photos, in the same way that the previous one did...! :smile:
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  16. bartjeej

    bartjeej Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Nov 12, 2010
    truly wonderful news, John! Congratulations! I hope all your former colleagues will be back at work again soon!
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  17. entropic remnants

    entropic remnants Hall of Famer

    Mar 3, 2013
    John Griggs
    Thanks -- both for the congratulations and the praise for the photos I got! I must also admit that I am selfishly hoping for similar opportunities at some of the new places I will visit in the new job. Time will tell...
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  18. cherrywood

    cherrywood Veteran

    Aug 15, 2011
    John, great news." He provides".
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  19. Lawrence A.

    Lawrence A. Hall of Famer

    Nov 8, 2012
    New Mexico
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  20. Rich M

    Rich M Veteran

    May 2, 2011
    Great news, especially at this time of year.
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