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This is not my first account; add 168 days to the 'hubskier for' count.

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kantos  ·  5 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: May 11, 2022

About a month into the new job and seeing that my manager interviewed well in our 1-on-1 during the hiring process… but hawt damn the company itself is ass backwards.

The older team members (in age and seniority) can’t seem to stop railing the company, but hey, they are making double their last job’s salary.

Starting to wonder if I should consider opening a line to the old place or keep job searching ahead of what seems to be an inbound recession.

kantos  ·  26 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: April 20, 2022

I hopped jobs, traded in an ol’ clunker for a 2022, and am leaning towards moving in with the S/O by the end of June.

Decision to move jobs was influenced by the decision to co-habitate. Last joint was data heavy (remoting into multiple live feeds, up/downloads of GBs) and the cut-off for good internet is a 5 min drive closer to the city from the S/O’s nice, quiet spot.

The change in lifestyle from remote to in-person work is not welcome. More to the point, not a day goes by I wonder if I was ready to change jobs. The work and workflow was as engaging as I liked it to be. Plus, I was valued in a smaller pond that happen to attract much, much bigger clientele.

Pay could have been better, but the lifestyle change was what I was after. Jury’s out on the latter (or at least, doing a bad job convincing myself of that).

Regardless, I settled for a lateral move pay-wise with the interview-stage promise of development. Not the smartest decision of late. The new whip’s safety features are nice, though.

kantos  ·  33 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: April 13, 2022

    The place is in absolute bumfuck. It's a town of 2000, in a county of 5700. It's going to be a huge change from all of my past experiences. I'm really excited to be working on-location instead of over the phone with my entire previous role. It's also going to be a great, rural, low resource setting.

Everything closes on Sundays in those rural areas. So, ready your brain for that. Stock up on books too.

Weirdly enough, some of those same rural areas are the closest locations I could trade my car into Carvana despite living in an urban city. CarMax came in clutch instead, thankfully.

kantos  ·  69 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski Virtual Meetup No. 13, this Wednesday, March 9th

Will hop in if I can at the start.

kantos  ·  69 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: A letter to the Western Left from Kyiv

I think an equally, if not more, important change of office in Germany occurred with Merkel stepping down at the end of last year.

kantos  ·  134 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: HAPPY NEW YEAR HUBSKI!!!

Happy New Year Hubs 🥳

kantos  ·  165 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: December 1, 2021

Woohoo!! Thanks for updating us.

Swift recovery, lil.

kantos  ·  177 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: My Brain Tumour

Glad to hear this is a routine operation for your surgeon. The best ENT I know who’s done the exact operation is retired, and his students have found their niche in other areas. The great achievement of brain surgery through the nose on patients always brings a sparkle to the eye of the former. Everytime, it’s likened to the same thing: “The Egyptians did this! [But now we use the same technique to save lives.]”

As with all who’ve heard your recording, I’ll keep you in mind Thanksgiving… and look forward to the post-surgery update.

kantos  ·  179 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Flocks of faithful fans swear by this super-mild, silky-smooth Church Basement Coffee

Stickied for reference. I’m no cgod, but I’ll give it a go. The author’s description of their end product sound like my weak coldbrews.