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  •  Crap!! (1+ / 0-)
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    yawnimawke

    So sorry to hear about the layoff - I have been consulting for the last year and a half or so; just accepted a job offer but we have to transfer for it.

    Just off-the-cuff thinking, but if you are the chauffeur du jour for your sister-in-law, maybe she could pick up some meds for you? Two nyquil's may not be enough to get you through the night (though I hope they do!).

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    by RhymesWithUrple on Tue Jun 01, 2010 at 03:55:29 PM PDT

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    •  no worries! got a sweet severance (1+ / 0-)
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      RhymesWithUrple

      package and may head out of country if nothing pops up in the next six months. It was a long time in coming. I was working in the construction industry (HR) so I've been through this a couple of times now. Becoming a pro at this point. What I've learned, though, is find a new industry! Construction, while lucrative, is just too unstable.

      Ya know, your right about the sister-in-law thing. On the upshot she's next door (oh, yeah, my family is that tight)!

      Earth: Mostly harmless ~ The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (revised entry)

      by yawnimawke on Tue Jun 01, 2010 at 04:27:18 PM PDT

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      •  Very glad to hear you were (0+ / 0-)

        at least somewhat compensated in your layoff. My thoughts are with you and I hope you find something, anything that is a good fit for you. Hang in there -- I almost transferred with an ex-pat package myself, but decided to take a local (i.e. U.S. position) instead as our daughter just started college here.

        Best to you yawnimawke (most sincerely)!

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        I always wanted to quote an avatar.

        by RhymesWithUrple on Tue Jun 01, 2010 at 07:02:56 PM PDT

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