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On work, life, friends

October 8th, 2011 · No Comments

My fears about layoffs were totally correct. 1200 in NAVTEQ by the end of the year. I am less worried for my job, and more for the impact this has on my ability to get hired. I may have another job lead. A friend’s husband works at a little software development company in the loop […]

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Tags: Birthday · work

Working Girl.

February 3rd, 2011 · No Comments

Well, this is it!  I got the job at Navteq.  They said that while I was somewhat lighter on the technical skills side than they like (a totally new problem to me…welcome to IT, I suppose), I had great ideas.  And that they liked some of the ideas I had shared during the interview. That’s […]

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Tags: monumental · work

The End of an Era

January 26th, 2011 · No Comments

I have been semi-seriously applying for jobs for about 2 weeks now.  All told, about 10 apps to various places.  I got my first call-back/phone screening yesterday.  Sounded promising – a technical writing company out in Oak Brook with a propriety database software.  They need someone to write an online help manual. So, today I […]

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Tags: monumental · work