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c_hawkthorne  ·  3 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: October 21, 2020

Alright ya nerds for the final chapter in my job transfer adventure: I have accepted the new position! Talking with the person who will be my boss I am going to have a higher level of responsibility than most. I'll essentially be the point person for outbreak things. All facilities, all types of disease. She has watched the work I've been doing with the facilities so far this pandemic and has been pleased and needs an outbreak person. That's pretty much exactly what I want to do so I took the leap and took the mid-pandemic job change. No reason to close that door without trying it.

c_hawkthorne  ·  5 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 404th Weekly "Share Some Music You've Been Into Lately"

c_hawkthorne  ·  10 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: October 14, 2020

So if y'all haven't been stalking chat, my current life excitement is that I applied for a job much more closely related to what I want to ultimately do with my life. That would put me as one on a team of 7. My current role has me running 3 county-wide programs myself and gives me a ton of responsibility and freedom. The new role is with the same health department, same pay, pretty much the same people. Not any different in those realms.

I went and talked to my current boss on Monday and let him know I applied and how his job might help me achieve my long term goals. He was basically like it won't which isn't true it offers a ton of good experience and skills, just not direct experience. But I told him that and he kinda understood it. I asked him to look into a title and pay grade increase so he's theoretically doing that. He also said he'd be open to exploring how to incorporate my life goals into the job. He does like me a lot so I know he'd write me a great recommendation. I love the freedoms and independence the current role offers. I think I might be leaning towards that but I fear that also relies on my boss getting his shit together and one of the reasons I have so much freedom is because he doesn't have his shit together. Missing 3/4 supervisors (with the one not missing hired a few weeks ago and adjusting) and in general has shit staff that only do the absolute minimum (the fucks won't help with pandemic response in the middle of a pandemic, but it makes me look better sooo...). So he's busy babysitting all of them while also trying to be the head of all of an entire 35 person team with almost no supervisors.

In other news Portugal the Man released a new song:

Love their activism around indigenous people and cultures.

I'm also thinking about learning French. MSF is a French organization and most of their work is in their former colonies which speak a ton of French. Also considering European master's degree because cheaper and then I can become an EU citizen which makes traveling there a lot easier. And France has arguably the best healthcare system in the world so I am considering there.

c_hawkthorne  ·  20 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 402nd Weekly "Share Some Music You've Been Into Lately"

c_hawkthorne  ·  21 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 2nd Virtual Hubski Meetup!

Happy anniversary!

c_hawkthorne  ·  21 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How to Protect Yourself from the Aerosol Spread of Covid-19

That linked FAQ is awesome

c_hawkthorne  ·  21 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 2nd Virtual Hubski Meetup!

Family is important! Let her know the entire internet says happy birthday and have fun!

c_hawkthorne  ·  33 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Do you remember the 21st night of September?

c_hawkthorne  ·  35 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The First Official Virtual Pandemic Happy Hour

Glad backyard went well! Virtual meetup was (is, if you count me holding down the fort for now) pretty decent. It will be done again just a question of when. Hopefully those that show can stay longer next time! Y'all are great company.