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rickhamilton620

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Well..it looks like I made it past "2nd interview" with the job I wanted. I'm trying to put all the pieces together...hopefully it'll work out with school if I do take the position.
 

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I guess this goes here: I hired my first employee. So far I've been working alone but now I had to get some help. First job interview ever on this side of the table, I was probably more nervous doing the interview than ever being interviewed. :D
 

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But you didn't hire rick by accident? :D
 

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Unless Rick is Finnish 24-year-old woman, nope. :D
 

rickhamilton620

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Glad that's finally over with...

Got the mark today which is a very firm 2:1 and cements my average enough that my degree is pretty much certainly a 2:1.

:D
 

NotLaw

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Looks like Syberjet, the small airplane startup here in Cedar City that I am doing a paid internship for this summer, wants to send me to San Antonio for further training in NX with their engineers, all expenses paid. I leave on the 28th, and come back in august. This pretty much completely blindsided me, but holy shit am I excited. :mrgreen:
 

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Moved to Texas in August 2013, signed up with a temp agency in December 2013, was assigned a gig to a company in January 2014 as Administrative Assistant, and that position was filled by February 2014 by a previous co-worker of the Director. End of February, I was specifically asked by the same company to come back and fill in for a position that had opened right after I had left; June 2014 I worked up the courage to talk to the Director about having the position I was filling become a permanent position for me. She said yes. She also listed many positive comments that everyone had been giving her about my working there and apparently a few had lamented that I wasn't an actual employee yet.

Friday, June 13, will be my official start date :) I'm so happy to finally have a job, in an office, that is salaried with fantastic benefits. Not a large salary, but it's definitely my first job that hasn't been hourly or contracted work. Hooray!

It also feels fantastic to have people acknowledge how good I am; after not having a job for ~1.5 years, those compliments mean the world to me :3
 
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Dr_Grip

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Moved to Texas in August 2013, signed up with a temp agency in December 2013, was assigned a gig to a company in January 2014 as Administrative Assistant, and that position was filled by February 2014 by a previous co-worker of the Director. End of February, I was specifically asked by the same company to come back and fill in for a position that had opened right after I had left; June 2014 I worked up the courage to talk to the Director about having the position I was filling become a permanent position for me. She said yes. She also listed many positive comments that everyone had been giving her about my working there and apparently a few had lamented that I wasn't an actual employee yet.

Friday, June 13, will be my official start date :) I'm so happy to finally have a job, in an office, that is salaried with fantastic benefits. Not a large salary, but it's definitely my first job that hasn't been hourly or contracted work. Hooray!

It also feels fantastic to have people acknowledge how good I am; after not having a job for ~1.5 years, those compliments mean the world to me :3
W00t! That's great news! Congrats!
 

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Finished my first year of grad school yesterday....whew! It wasn't too bad as I mostly took undergraduate classes to bring my programming skills up to speed. However, I did have to take a graduate level computer architecture course that was a real grind, as I knew nothing about computer architecture going into it, so I had a lot to learn. The class was tough but I managed to survive.
 

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This is my first post in this thread, so here goes...

My higher education consists of a bachelor degree in law and management from Buskerud University college in Norway, took most of my management classes as an exchange student at the BA-faculty at Texas Tech University in 2008. In addition to this I have an unfinished degree in Privacy, data protection, and freedom of speech from the University of Oslo, as I quit this to study law full time. I now have only my master thesis left of my master degree in law. Right now I'm working as an apprentice associate lawyer at a small law firm in Oslo, dealing mostly with criminal law and immigration law.
 

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Well I have a job, on July 7 I will be an employee of the largest printing company in the world. I interviewed for it three weeks ago and had sent thank you emails with no response, none of my references have been contacted, and I was completely surprised to get the phone call yesterday. Now I am waiting for a UPS package to arrive with all my hiring information. The only problem is I have two weeks to find a place to live 200 miles away and get my current house ready to put up for sale or rent out.
 

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Nice work. What're you studying? CS?

Thank you! I'm doing CE w/ an emphasis in Robotics. Next school year I'm taking a mechatronics course, a control systems series, and various supporting classes.
 

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1-year review is going, let's call it, well
 
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