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Old 10-01-2009, 11:00 AM
 
Location: midwest transplant
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Default Jobs in Charlotte, a positive story

I know so many of you are trying very hard to get a job here.

I too struggled. I mentioned a while back about taking anything to get your foot in the door, even if you are overqualified. Prove yourself and you will be able to move forward.

I took something and I have been working hard for 13 weeks. Yesterday I went to my boss with a problem solving strategy and talked with her about all the extra things I have been doing. Today she called me and offered me a promotion, a contract, and very nice raise.

My point is not to brag (but I am proud), my point is to let those of you out there on the fence about taking that job that really isn't what you want...do it. Good things happen to those who are patient and work hard.
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Old 10-01-2009, 11:04 AM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC
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Congratulations on the promotion!!
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Old 10-01-2009, 11:15 AM
 
Location: Ayrsley
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Originally Posted by jordysmama View Post
I know so many of you are trying very hard to get a job here.

I too struggled. I mentioned a while back about taking anything to get your foot in the door, even if you are overqualified. Prove yourself and you will be able to move forward.

I took something and I have been working hard for 13 weeks. Yesterday I went to my boss with a problem solving strategy and talked with her about all the extra things I have been doing. Today she called me and offered me a promotion, a contract, and very nice raise.

My point is not to brag (but I am proud), my point is to let those of you out there on the fence about taking that job that really isn't what you want...do it. Good things happen to those who are patient and work hard.
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Old 10-01-2009, 11:17 AM
 
Location: Charlotte NC
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....went into bosses office.....came out with a promotion.....nice work !!

I kid of course, congrats.
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Old 10-01-2009, 11:23 AM
 
Location: Gastonia, NC
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Excellent! Yay for you!

Do you mind sharing what area you work in, what is your job function?


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Originally Posted by jordysmama View Post
I know so many of you are trying very hard to get a job here.

I too struggled. I mentioned a while back about taking anything to get your foot in the door, even if you are overqualified. Prove yourself and you will be able to move forward.

I took something and I have been working hard for 13 weeks. Yesterday I went to my boss with a problem solving strategy and talked with her about all the extra things I have been doing. Today she called me and offered me a promotion, a contract, and very nice raise.

My point is not to brag (but I am proud), my point is to let those of you out there on the fence about taking that job that really isn't what you want...do it. Good things happen to those who are patient and work hard.
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Old 10-01-2009, 11:24 AM
 
Location: midwest transplant
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....went into bosses office.....came out with a promotion.....nice work !!

I kid of course, congrats.
lol!

My boss is a woman and even if women were my thing she in not my type!
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Old 10-01-2009, 11:24 AM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC
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Congratulations!!
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Old 10-01-2009, 11:26 AM
 
Location: midwest transplant
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Excellent! Yay for you!

Do you mind sharing what area you work in, what is your job function?
I work in the mortgage industry. I worked in an administrative capacity and am now moving to insurance/processing.
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Old 10-01-2009, 11:28 AM
 
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its really great to hear such news. congrats on the promotion. your hard work has paid off
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Old 10-01-2009, 11:57 AM
 
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Yay! I'm glad things worked out for you.
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