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    Golly Gosh...

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    I've been offered a new job outside of school that I was interviewed for last week.

    I'm speechless... gobsmacked... shocked.

    I didn't interview well, felt that the techie questions were targeted way above the level of requirements, and yet today I was told that I scored highest in the techie questions and that they will offer me one of two jobs as a result.

    Add to this that I'm practically promised back to my old school, and I'm in a real pickle.. what *do* I do? Do I stick with education, or do I return to industry?

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    Re: Golly Gosh...

    Congrats!!!!!!!!!!!

    I can't really help much on the "what should I do" side of things, but am really happy for you!!

    Chris

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    Re: Golly Gosh...

    Beers on Indie then? Congratulations!

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    Re: Golly Gosh...

    That's not fair, I didnt even get a new job and i'm expected to get the beers in?

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    Re: Golly Gosh...

    Well done

    You really have to decide for yourself which job you will enjoy the best. It's not about the money (although it helps) but if you're not happy it's not worth it. You should also take into consideration what you are best at out of the two.

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    Re: Golly Gosh...

    Heh, s'how it works!

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    Re: Golly Gosh...

    hey

    Congrats!!

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    Re: Golly Gosh...

    well done


    choices to make I think depends what route want to go the server side which job a or the support side which is job b.

    Thats is only negative effect in industry suport people dont touch server side and server side dont touch support side?

    but as people said onyl you can decide when got to let them know

    anyway well done :0

    Russ

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    Re: Golly Gosh...

    Quote Originally Posted by indie
    That's not fair, I didnt even get a new job and i'm expected to get the beers in?
    ARRHG! There's two of them! Sorry! ops:

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    Re: Golly Gosh...

    Well done indiegirl !!

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    Re: Golly Gosh...

    @ indie - you're more than welcome to get the beers in, mind...

    @ russ - I'm thinking support side - as it's what I seem well-versed in now. The beauty of this position is that in 2 years if I hate support, I can move anywhere in the organisation - to development, server stuff... I can even use it to lever myself out of IT if I wanted to... (not that I would).

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    Re: Golly Gosh...

    Well done that lady of course only you can decide which one but i think from your post that you may have already made your mind up. "Know you which is your own mind do not lend it to others so that they can determine your destiny" well quite surpassed myself there wow!!!

    must go and have a lie down now l_..................................zzzzzzzzzzzzzz z

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    Re: Golly Gosh...

    Go with the one you feel most comfortable with - but I have to say that the FCO one would probably have better long term prospects.

    I've known people who work there in one form or another and they love it.

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    Re: Golly Gosh...

    Big congratulations!!! Damn you must feel so good right now!

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    Re: Golly Gosh...

    Way to go indiegirl.

    If i were you i would get a peice of paper and list the pro's and con's of both jobs. What you like doing, dislike doing and what may be new and different in each role.

    The job with the most positive aspects should (i hope) be the one for you.

    Well done!

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