I'm alive!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by B_HappyHammer1977, Dec 12, 2005.

  1. B_HappyHammer1977

    B_HappyHammer1977 New Member

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    Not that you want to know, or care...but for those that do (as I've had dozens of emails crying to me!) I'm alive and well! Unfortunately I've been made redundant. As I don't have a PC at home I was always on here at work. The good people from my old company have allowed me to use my old one to look for work.

    I'm sure I'll be back soon!

    Up the Hammers!
     
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    Hurry back! Check in at a web cafe' every so often so you can update us!
     
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    Good luck finding a new gig! I'm looking right now and it's tough around Christmas.
     
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    When I was out of work, what worked for me was going to a temp agency. You can be working right away, earning some money, possibly with benefits until you find the job that you are looking for. Sometimes, it takes many months to find that job. So some income is better than none.
    Good luck. And keep us posted.:)

    Also, talk to all your friends and family. Very often, they can put you in touch with someone who is hiring. The most important thing is not to wait around feeling bad about being out of work. Take action.
     
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    good advice! another option that works for many people is mugging old ladies
     
  6. B_HappyHammer1977

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    Cheers dudes! Luckily, I'm in an indcustry that's a 'not what you know...', so I do know LOTS of people...I'll be cool. Just sent off CV to one of my old companies competitors.

    Think I'll leave starting anything until the new year. Sit back and enjoy it!

    Merry Christmas everyone!
     
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    Christ! Interviews-a-go-go!

    This could have been the best thing happen to me, being made redundant.

    There's much better jobs out there than I've had...and they all want me!!

    Form an orderly queue!!

    (Back soon!)
     
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    I got two words for ya:

    meth lab.
     
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    That's how we're revitalizing the Missouri economy. We're the meth capital of the country!!

    welcome back and good luck with the job hunt, Smee-hee. :D
     
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    I hope he had a good Christmas/Hannikah (how do you spell that?)/Rhamadan/whatever... :D
     
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    Best of luck in your job search, Hammer, and Happy New Year. These folks are right about temporary work through an agency . . . it's big business here; don't know about the UK, though. We'll keep our fingers crossed for you, nevertheless.
     
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    Happy New Year Y'All!

    Things are on the up.

    I've had my feet up for the past month or so, enjoying the Christmas / New Year spirit (*hic*!) And what fun it was! Forgot about my unemployment and let rip on the streets of Kent! They'll be cleaning that up for months!!

    Everyone wants a piece of me - work wise that is! - but I've said to them to leave it until the New Year; who wants to be inducting a new employee over the busy Christmas period?

    So here I am now...wondering which step to take.

    Do I stay in my industry? Do I move to another? Decisions, decisions!

    Still, at least West Ham had a good Christmas! (Doh!)

    Anyway, cheers for the kind words on here and on email. In the words of that fat old Austrian bloke ''I'll be back''

    2006: The year of the Happy Hammer!! :fingersx:
     
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    Well it looks like I wont be on here as often as I was before christmas. I've got a choice of roles to go for at the moment, but all of them look like jobs that'll be flat-out all day...just like the old days. Might even get a little fitter, running around like a mad-man again! My old job had me sitting around all day, bashing away on the keyboard (as it were!). But I'm not really one for sitting on my arse. I'm more of a hands-on guy.

    So , what do I go for?

    Do I go for the one that is local...I mean really local; 5 minutes from my front door. Looks like an enjoyable job and I already know most of the people there. Only snag, the money's rubbish...I mean, really rubbish.

    Or do I go for the one where I'll have to travel over an hour each day? The money's excellent, but 15 hour days...?

    There's still a few others to go for, but they're not really what I want...unless I feel greedy and just want money, but that's not what I'm about.


    But still the search goes on...not for a job...for the right woman!

    Calling all single women in the South......!!!
     
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    You'll not get a good woman supporting such a cruddy footy team :smile:

    But, with regards your job, you should make a list of the attributes you are ideally looking for in a job - then go for the best fit...
     
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    tl; dr
     
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    Bloody hell!

    I can't choose!

    Somebody help me!

    Do I sell-out and go for greed, or go for a job I like, that has no money in it?! Everyone wants me, but they don't want to pay! Those that do want to pay, I'm not really keen on!

    Anyway, thought of the day; ENGLAND FOR THE CUP!
     
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