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sjdahlblom
02-29-2012, 12:53 PM
I've just gotta tell you!

When I was about six/eight weeks pregnant with my youngest I lost my job due to down-sizing, and being pregnant it's never easy getting another one as no one wants to employ someone who is scheduled to leave again soon, so when my maternity-leave is over I don't have a job to go back to.

In my country we have a very special type of parental-leave-system. Each child that is born is allotted 450 days of parental-leave. 60 days each are earmarked for each parent (total 120), assuming you share custody, and the other 330 days you can share between you as best you wish. Great huh! :)

But now I feel I'm drifting away from the subject. :)
So, anyway! My DH is scheduled to take over parental-leave at the earliest of May 1 so I haven't yet started to apply for jobs more than if I see an ad that interests me by chance. I have not yet started looking for these ads...
But! Twice now I have had a phone-call from a recruiter thinking I'm interesting enough to him. The first job they wanted someone to start immediately (so that's not for me) but today he called about another one where they wanted someone to start in... *drum-roll* MAY! So now I have landed myself an interview on Monday morning.

I'm meeting a guy about a job I haven't even applied for. :yes:


On top of that I have already been on one interview for a temporary position and am waiting to hear real soon if I got that one or not.

I feel like I've grown about a foot after each time this recruiter-guy calls me. :)

Charla
02-29-2012, 01:06 PM
That's fantastic!!! What an awesome pat on the back!! Good luck in the interview :D

teachermom_Rach
02-29-2012, 01:23 PM
Woo hoo! Congrats and good luck. I know looking for a job is no fun at all...but it's a little better when they are knocking on your door! :)

chloe
02-29-2012, 01:40 PM
That's awesome, congrats!!! I'll keep my fingers crossed for you one Monday!!

tropt
02-29-2012, 02:07 PM
YAY, Sara!!!:yayyay::yayyay:Definitely something to put a smile on your face! I'm sure they're going to love you. ;) Don'tcha love being the popular girl as an adult?! :grin:

sinead
02-29-2012, 02:17 PM
That's terrific, Sara! Good luck!!

wishingwellcreations
02-29-2012, 02:17 PM
:like: This is such great news! I'll keep my fingers crossed for you, that you like this job opportunity as much as they seem to like you! :grin:

nicoleseitler
02-29-2012, 03:43 PM
That's wonderful! :clap: Congratulations!

Nathalie
02-29-2012, 04:05 PM
Keeping my fingers crossed for you! Wooot!

Lena Gardner
02-29-2012, 04:19 PM
Woohooo! Congrats! I hope you get the job! :)

cardinalskate
02-29-2012, 04:40 PM
How wonderful! So happy for you!

donnawells
02-29-2012, 04:48 PM
Well, that is exciting! Best of luck. I hope you get the job that's perfect for you.

IntenseMagic
02-29-2012, 07:58 PM
That's so exciting, Sara!! Best of luck to you in your interviews!!

Pamie
02-29-2012, 08:40 PM
What a great feeling, Sara! Lots of luck!

Lor
03-01-2012, 08:54 AM
Yeah! Congrats! Best of luck in your job search! :-)

hollyinjapan
03-02-2012, 04:01 AM
Wow Sara - talk about perfect timing. That's wonderful! I hope it works out for you!

scrappycath
03-02-2012, 08:06 AM
Wonderful! Wishing you all the best!