Changing Jobs

So for the past few months, I’ve been looking for another job. All my spare energy, what little I have, was focused on finding another job. In the end I did find one, after many selection criteria and an interview. The process was a good way to find out what I wanted to do, and where I wanted to work.

Reflecting on what skills I had, and what skills I wanted, was another great opportunity for me. But the process of writing applications, sending them off, was so time consuming. I’d get home from work, cook dinner with my partner and child, then hop on and apply, and apply and then apply some more. Do some housework and then apply some more.

But I’m now moving into a new role, working for a specialist library that supports Languages and Multicultural resource provision. It’s so exciting, and a jump back into a field that I’ve enjoyed working in – Education and Training.

But the flip side is leaving so many new friends I’ve made over the 17 months I’ve worked in my now old job (today was my last day, so I’m on the reflective side). I’ve made plans to catch up with some next week and in the following weeks, and I hope that the friendships will live far longer than my time working at the old job.

So stay tuned as I boldly go, where no me has gone before.

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4 thoughts on “Changing Jobs

  1. bone&silver April 24, 2018 at 18:20 Reply

    That’s a great achievement, well done, especially while juggling family life. Best of luck in the new job 😊👍🏼💪🏼

  2. spicejac April 26, 2018 at 17:31 Reply

    Thank you! I’m looking forward to my self imposed reading….to try and tackle the out of control pile of books I have beside my bed.

  3. Jill B May 1, 2018 at 22:54 Reply

    Congratulations Jac! I wonder if I have your correct email any more? xxx

    • spicejac May 3, 2018 at 12:22 Reply

      Thanks Jill! I’ll ping you an email and see….

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