Interview and Job

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  1. Claireybella

    Claireybella Gold Member

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    As some of you may have read, my work place has been going through a re-structure for the last 6 months. I had my interview for a position in the re-structure on Thursday morning, which was okay. I was as nervous as hell, but I was in there for the allocated time and answered all the questions, so came away feeling okayish.

    Anyway, I was told Friday lunchtime that I have a position. It's still a Medical Typist (what I do now) and still at the same Grade (so no raise in pay) working the same hours, same department, but with a different Consultant and secretary. As you can imagine, the relief was pretty immense and I think it's now only properly sunk in. Feels like a bit of an anticlimax after the last few months! Anyway, I'm very grateful and now I know I can get back on with planning my life and having more fun than usual, without that hanging over me!:)

    Phew!!!
     
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  3. dudette2001uk

    dudette2001uk I will be a Princess!

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    Awww, well done hun!! I bet you're so relieved! I'm sure there was never any doubt that you would though :) xxx
     
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    Aaawww, thanks Sian. There's alwaes that "what if?" hanging around, isn't there? One secretary in our department hasn't been offered anything, so I'd hate to be in her shoes! :(
     
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    dudette2001uk I will be a Princess!

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    Oh that's awaful. Poor thing! :( I understand the need for restructuring at times, but do they really need to be telling people they no longer have a job 7 weeks before Christmas! That's just my opinion!

    How are you going to be celebrating then hun? xx
     
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    wow that must be a weight off your mind, I often think I'd like to change jobs so I could get out and meet people, but other times when I'm working in my 'jamas no make-up on hair hardly brushed I think working from isn't such a bad thing :)
     
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    Well, the admin department have been going through this since May! So it's been a long crap 6 months, tbh. No time would have been good to tell us, and I must admit, I didn't expect it to happen before Christmas.

    I haven't really done anything to celebrate, maybe I should! Ha ha! My sister was told she had her job (we work at the same place, different departments) on Wednesday so whilst out Wednesday night, we had a double Vodka each!:)
     
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    It certainly is WC (hhhmm, I now have visions that you are a loo!!;)) Felt really flat to start with, and wanted to cry. Must've been the shock of it all! What do you do?
     
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    I'm glad the pressure's been taken off you. 6 months is a long time to be under that sort of threat. Our place was awful when we went through it and that was only two weeks and I was one of the lucky ones who knew her job wasn't under threat.
     
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    Wicked job! Do you enjoy it?
     
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    Yeah, not nice, is it, Tipareth? You sounds like you were one of the lucky ones
     
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    Yes, I guess like all jobs it has its good and bad points

    Good
    No commute time/cost
    No special clothes/make-up
    At home if a delivery is expected
    Dont need a packed lunch
    Choose own hours as its 24hr

    Bad
    Sitting on my backside for 11hrs a day helped with the weight gain
    No social aspect to the job
    Only 1 break of 20 minutes in an 11 hr day
     
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    well done honey it must be a huge weight off your mind
     
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    Well done!! :) they've been having a re-structure at work for the past few years and we all hate it, cant settle down properly whilst its going on.
     
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    MargyParker My belly this will be!

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    Am confused - is your current consultant leaving? If not if you are doing the same job at the same pay and same hours why have they changed your consultant?:confused:
     
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    Yes, he is. He's been made to retire, not that any of us want him to. So yes, I'm working for a different team. They've moved us all round cos we all do different hours, etc etc. I don't understand it all either, but I have a job, so I'm not gonna try to! Ha ha!
     
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    Looks like the pros out-weight the cons though. 11 hour days though! :(
     
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    ilovelife Wishing and hoping!

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    Well done in getting the job, the unkown is a scary place but at least now you have peace of mind and get back to enjoying life :)
     
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    Congrats:) Really pleased for you! You can breathe now hehe xxx
     
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