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Old 03-16-2017, 02:44 PM
Location: equator
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After my seasonal dream job turned into a nightmare job (new manager) I never went back.

That last season was hell. So we retired a bit earlier. No regrets here! Got my SS at the same time, so it actually worked out OK.
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Old 03-16-2017, 05:09 PM
Location: Haiku
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For years and years I absolutely loved my job. It was challenging, paid well, I had lots of responsibility. But then I started to realize that the thrill was gone. It was no longer fun and had become tedious. It was partly me but partly that my company had changed. So I made plans to pull the trigger. Gave them 1-year notice and planned on a ramp-down in schedule. One month before D-day, they laid me off (!!). That meant I got 6 months severance + 6 months of paid COBRA. It felt weird to end that way but financially it was worth it. It was definitely a money loss for them to do that.
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