Tuesday, July 22, 2014

On the Market

I had a job interview this afternoon. I think it went well, but it's always difficult to tell with such things.

I once had a job interview which ended in me being asked when I could start, and they said they'd contact me about when I could come in to fill out my hire paperwork. They never called me. Not even an email.

One time, I submitted a resume to a company and was called back that same afternoon for an interview the following day. Then I had a second interview a couple of days later. Needless to say, I nailed it.

So this time? I don't know. Everyone was very pleasant, and as I said, I think it went smoothly. Fingers crossed.

As a sidenote, because diabetes touches everything in my life in small ways, charging my insulin pump (yes, I am rocking a t:slim if you'd forgotten) was as important as brushing my teeth and styling my hair while I was getting ready for the interview today. I mumbled at my pump while I reattached my tubing, "Don't you start beeping on me in the middle of a meeting, please."

It was a beep-free meeting indeed. Not even a buzz.

Being unemployed is...odd. On one hand, I am glad to be away from the stresses of my last job. I'd had that feeling that it was time to move on anyway. On the other hand, it's a somewhat stressful time of wondering what my next move is going to be. I feel like I can count on uncertainty, but luckily I feel like I can count on everyone I know for support. Thanks, friends.

Let's hope my next adventure starts soon.

7 comments:

  1. I've been following along on FB and sending good job search vibes!! :)

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  2. Here's hoping that you get that call!

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  3. Good luck to you. I look at how cruel the job application process is now compared to back in the dark ages when I applied for jobs. Now it seems as though you throw yourself into a black hole and it's a miracle if you hear anything back. #dblogcheck

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  4. I hope you got it, Hannah!! Good luck!!

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  5. My CGM once started to alarm low right as I was sitting down for a job interview. It was either hope it didn't go super low or explain everything up front. I chose door #2 and got the job. Here's hoping the right position finds you soon! :) #dblogcheck

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  6. Fingers crossed for you, Hannah!!!!
    Xoxo
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  7. Aww hope you got the job! Glad your pump behaved itself!

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