I got a job! I got a job! I got a job! LOL--I'm so ecstatic. I have been unemployed for nearly a year and was very close to contemplating losing both of our vehicles to repossession (don't get me started on the stupidity of having two cars on credit) and turning off all cell phones and internet. So, you can imagine why I might be ecstatic, even though this job pays about $5 less an hour than my last one did. And, it's in a warehouse with no air conditioning. But, I think I will live.
I will be a buyer's assistant (which is where my key strengths lie--I was a buyer before), and they will have a raise schedule for me to look at when I start. And, oh yeah--I start TOMORROW! Wow.
They will start me in order fulfillment/shipping and move me around to each different department until I get a good feel for how the whole business works. That way if customers call in, I can be better prepared to answer questions.
I interviewed this morning at 11:00, was out by 11:20, and he called me to offer the job at 12:00. Amazing. And we just clicked. It felt like I was supposed to be there. I know that sounds corny, but it couldn't have been better timing. My son just went back to school yesterday.
They import and sell hair accessories, apparel for toddlers (mostly girls), costumes, party supplies, beaded watch bands, and other assorted novelties. They sell it all to individual customers on their two websites (Hairbows Unlimited, and Always Underpay) as well as to national chains (like Hobby Lobby) and smaller retail stores. I'm pretty excited.
Thanks for all of your prayers and well wishes. I totally appreciate them, and it looks like they worked!