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Old 04-14-2018, 12:19 PM   #181
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Go Glatt Go!!!
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Old 05-04-2018, 11:08 AM   #182
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Short recap: I went to HR last month to try to get moved to a different department before consultants decide that my current position should be eliminated to cut costs.

Yesterday, I finally heard back from the head of HR and the head of the department I want to join. Trademark paralegals. They wanted to meet with me this morning.

We just met, and they offered me the job! This is awesome news.

It's bittersweet because I'll miss this job. It was a rut that I enjoyed being in for a couple decades. But the rut was leading off a cliff. So now I'm going to have to learn the ropes in a new position. I'll retain my current seniority level and salary, so it's not like I'm starting off at an entry level.

I'll move to a different floor and won't be interacting with my current department any more. That's sad. I'll be on a different floor, and my current floor is the best floor. But I will be in a much quieter area where I can have the focus I will apparently need.

The new boss was happy. She's going to give me a lot of training, so that's good that she won't throw me to the wolves right away. I'll be much busier than I have been in some time, and I'll be responsible for keeping track of a lot of stuff. But the hours will be reasonable, and I can have a life outside of work.

I won't be on the Cellar as much.
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Old 05-04-2018, 11:09 AM   #183
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Well done sir!

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You say that now, but...!
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Old 05-04-2018, 11:13 AM   #184
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With the kids growing up and out you'll have more time.
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Old 05-04-2018, 11:17 AM   #185
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This whole move was approved at the uppermost levels of management.

I think they might be relieved that they didn't have to fire a well regarded lifer.

I'm excited and a little terrified. I need to perform. No hiding. If I do poorly, then I won't be well regarded any more, and they would have a reason to fire me. So I need to kick ass.
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Old 05-04-2018, 11:32 AM   #186
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So I need to kiss ass.
Or something.
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Old 05-04-2018, 11:40 AM   #187
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That can't hurt either.
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Old 05-04-2018, 11:41 AM   #188
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Congratulations. Sounds like you are appreciated. Good for them.
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Old 05-04-2018, 11:43 AM   #189
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Well done, Glatt. A lot of folks are not as good about being proactive.
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Old 05-04-2018, 12:18 PM   #190
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Brilliant news. I'm sure you'll kick ass ass lap up the training. It's cosy being in a rut but a little dull too, eh? And with the kids moving out its time to shake up the work a little maybe. Don't forget to kiss the wife.

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Old 05-04-2018, 01:15 PM   #191
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Good work man!
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Old 05-05-2018, 07:00 AM   #192
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So glad it worked out! You'll do great on the new job. The fact that you're worried is an indicator that you care and will try your hardest, and that's 90% of the battle right there. It's like when people worry if their house is clean enough for guests--if you're even asking the question, you're fine.
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Old 05-05-2018, 11:29 AM   #193
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great news, glatt. congrats, and whew!

now yeah... just do your job like you do. mkay?
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Old 05-05-2018, 12:29 PM   #194
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Damn, glatt, that's brilliant news. Well done man.
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Old 05-05-2018, 02:54 PM   #195
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Great news, man. Sounds like you're happy, and sounds like you're gonna be happy...So...I'm happy for ya!
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