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goobster  ·  96 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: April 11, 2018

Today, on my 2-year anniversary at my current job (which nobody at work has noticed or acknowledged) I will be working on my resume for submission to a large online retailer that begins with an "A".

See, I was hanging out with a writer friend, and she and I were talking about our jobs, and I expressed an interest in the project she is working on, and she mentioned they were hiring, and I said I liked my job, and she asked how much I make, and I told her, and said I'm really happy because I'm being paid well, and she said, "you are being robbed", and then told me that she - equivalent skills to mine, experience, doing essentially the same job, etc. - is making $40k MORE than I am making, and suddenly the clouds parted and the lights beamed down on me, and I realized that I'm in a seriously good situation right now in my personal and professional life, and that I should milk this bitch for all its worth, and get the getting while the getting is good, and grab the proverbial bull by the horns, and stretch, and ... well ... update my resume.

So tonight I will be updating my resume and submitting it to my friend at Amazon, and she's going to recommend me for the job, and I also know a couple of people in key product groups who can also vouch for me, and I'm gonna bring them in on the campaign as well.

And maybe I'll be changing jobs soon. We shall see.

And I think I'm getting a head cold... bleh...