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Re: Career: how to get where I want to be?
Old 09-27-2005, 08:39 PM   #81
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UPDATE: Got a 12.5% raise today, and I have an interview this Thursday with a department that wants to nab me, maybe I can get another 10% on top!* FINALLY!*
Congratulations, you're rockin'!

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Re: Career: how to get where I want to be?
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Re: Career: how to get where I want to be?

Congratulations Laurence. Wow, 12.5% is a nice increase.
And goodluck on the other position.

I'm so glad I don't have to deal with any of that crap any longer.
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Old 09-30-2005, 10:00 AM   #83
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Well, interesting update, the "other" company wanted to hire me, but didn't want to pay enough to make starting over worth it.* So I'm still at the same place.* But now my promotion paperwork has been completed and is with HR.* Of course, HR is dragging their feet, "we don't normally do x, the metrics book say only do y" etc. etc.
If your bosses are reading today's newspapers, then be careful Laurence...
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