Apologies that my blogging has been spotty (which is a generous term based on my performance). During my last entry, I was pondering a big decision . . . and now I have finalized that decision.
For the last couple of months I have officially been job searching for positions closer to TJ. I am so happy about the prospect of being closer to home, closer to TJ, and out of my current job. Job searching has been an interesting process. I know I am qualified to do just about anything in my field, but had a hard time communicating that on my resume . . . which had to be completed from scratch because I could not find ANY remaining artifacts from my college resume (yup the last time I interviewed for a job was 2007). Once I got my resume put together, I was off and running.
I have submitted my resume many times to no response (which I just find to be completely rude), had one phone interview, and one actual full blow interview . . . which actually resulted in a job offer! While this offer was extremely close to TJ, offered a competitive salary, and a fun work environment. However, they were a start-up company and seemed to be working even MORE than I am, so I promptly turned that opportunity down. Who knows . . . some day when they hit it big, I may regret missing out on the stock options they offered. I decided that in the end, it seemed like the same problem but a different place. It was nice to know I was desirable, but now I am scared that nothing else with come up!
Good news though . . . I do have another opportunity that I will be investigating (via an interview) this Friday!! I am super pumped about this one. Good company and good location. This may be it! Cross your fingers and say your prayers. I am really excited to have the opportunity to interview with the Company, and I am hoping it is a good fit for me, so I can make my way east!
Other news, tonight I made a delicious wedge salad with homemade bleu cheese dressing. DELICIOUS! Thank you to the free Hy-Vee magazine for the recipe. Also, TJ and I recently took our first official vacation to Colorado. I simply loved spending so much time with him. We both agreed that although we had to go our separate ways after 4 days, we still could have spent even more time together. Sigh . . . good guy.
I have SO much to be happy about. Just loving life. The only thing I am dreading is leaving my dear Omaha friends. The very good news is that it’s only 2.5 hours away. Many visits will be possible.
Time to sleep! I will try to write again soon!