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Waving Bye - to DH's Job

October 23rd, 2008 at 11:10 am

My DH took a new job in February of this year after his employer decided to close down the entire business in December of 2007. I had high hopes when he started the job as they made all sorts of promises about accounts already in existance, support he would get etc. By the time he had been there 2- 3 months it was clear that all was not and would not be as promised but he stuck it out, looking for something else. We knew his days were numbered as his boss had told him he was putting him on probation for not meeting sales quotas (after taking away 1/2 of his accounts, making it pretty near impossible to meet the quotas) but I was hoping he would find something else before he actually got laid off. Nope! He has had some interviews and has another one scheduled but nothing definite yet! Darn! I was really hoping not to have to pay COBRA or incur any more debt. On the plus side, they are paying him through next week and paying him for unused vacation days so that will help a bit. Everyone keep your fingers crossed so that he finds something soon. I am also looking (have been) for an additional part time job to help things out so as frustrating as this is, I am not devastated by any means. Just more annoyed. It feels like every time we get one step ahead, someone comes up from behind and pushes us two steps back. They say that whatever doesn't kill you makes you stronger so I am going to be one really strong woman at the rate that I am going!

6 Responses to “Waving Bye - to DH's Job”

  1. gamecock43 Says:

    Good luck MBK...It sounds like that was a very stressful job. Heres to taking a long weekend and finding a less irritating job with better bosses!

  2. Ima saver Says:

    wishing you much luck!!

  3. MileHighGirl Says:

    Be strong and support him through this transition time. Wishing you lots of luck in finding something new and better!

  4. my english castle Says:

    Good luck on the job hunt for both of you! We're all pulling for you!

  5. MICLASON Says:

    Good luck! I'm sure this is just the start of a wonderful new opportunity for both of you!

  6. Snoopycool Says:

    We just went through this and so I feel for you. Good luck on the job hunt!

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