Monday, January 16, 2006

Underdog Victorious!*

I can now reveal that I have, after a job search that seemed a geological age, landed a job. I won't go into details about the company name or anything (after all, who knows who might be reading this happy little blog), but I will say that they've offered me more money, more vacation, more sick time, and a better 401K than my last employer. Also, they are located about .8 miles from my home, which means a commute to die for. All in all, I am pretty darn pleased about it. I've been walking around most of the day with a grin on my face, a grin worn only by the mentally deranged and those who have landed plum new jobs.

And, yes, I did a new-job dance, which was more vigorous than the getting-published polka, and yet not quite so sprightly as the I'm-done-with-college jig.

* This is also the title of a fabulous Jill Sobule album. Buy it. Listen to it. I command you.


Anonymous Feanor said...

Yay! That's so excellent! Congratulations!

4:00 PM  
Blogger Yagathai said...


P.S.: Read the Bitter Quill!

4:29 PM  
Blogger TrackerNeil said...

I have not only read it, but I have posted a comment on that selfsame site.

8:08 PM  
Blogger Daniel J. Linehan said...

Dude, awesome!

8:22 PM  
Anonymous Babs said...

That's fantastic!! Congrats!!

7:28 AM  
Blogger Amy McWeasel said...

Woohoo! Congratulations to you!

9:15 AM  
Blogger Sarcasmo said...

That's so awesome! I'm so happy for you. Congrats!

1:34 PM  
Anonymous Anju said...


6:14 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

w00t! Way to go!

P.S. I have a somewhat similar announcement coming in another day or two myself.


10:14 PM  
Blogger TrackerNeil said...

Thanks to all. Not to be vainglorious, but after 26 - count 'em - 26 long months of searching, I totally deserve this!

11:04 PM  

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