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    Quote Originally Posted by A Red Sox fan named Hugh View Post
    I listened to my lawyer and saved close to a million. Everyones situation is different.
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    So the job hunt is going spectacularly. I have had several interviews that went incredibly well. None of those I even got a response to. If you're going to pass, at least say it to my face instead of hiding behind a computer screen and dodging my emails forever.

    Last week, I received a job offer for an entry level position in greater Boston. At first I was a little turned off by it. Pay would be lower than what I am used to, and obviously I would have to hit the reset button on my career and wipe out the last 2 years. But then, something happened. I thought about how that might be exactly what I needed, given everything I have gone through over the last 5 months. I was preparing myself to accept this offer after seeing through one other opportunity. But, before I had the opportunity to accept, I received a phone call from the head of HR for the entire company informing me that the offer was being rescinded, as it was extended to me by mistake. They only want to hire an entry level candidate, and the fact that I am 2 years into my career, and a CPA, disqualifies me for those purposes. So that's lovely.

    The good news is, I had two great interviews this week with a company in a totally different part of the country, and an offer looks imminent, if not a lock. We were just talking in a different way than most job interviews. I really hope this one works out.

    Bottom line: I am an incredibly positive and upbeat guy, but it is hard to stay that way when shit keeps happening that is no fault of your own. I am not a perfect candidate, but I am worth a shot. At least one shot. Not the countless ghostings I have received.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    So the job hunt is going spectacularly. I have had several interviews that went incredibly well. None of those I even got a response to. If you're going to pass, at least say it to my face instead of hiding behind a computer screen and dodging my emails forever.

    Last week, I received a job offer for an entry level position in greater Boston. At first I was a little turned off by it. Pay would be lower than what I am used to, and obviously I would have to hit the reset button on my career and wipe out the last 2 years. But then, something happened. I thought about how that might be exactly what I needed, given everything I have gone through over the last 5 months. I was preparing myself to accept this offer after seeing through one other opportunity. But, before I had the opportunity to accept, I received a phone call from the head of HR for the entire company informing me that the offer was being rescinded, as it was extended to me by mistake. They only want to hire an entry level candidate, and the fact that I am 2 years into my career, and a CPA, disqualifies me for those purposes. So that's lovely.

    The good news is, I had two great interviews this week with a company in a totally different part of the country, and an offer looks imminent, if not a lock. We were just talking in a different way than most job interviews. I really hope this one works out.

    Bottom line: I am an incredibly positive and upbeat guy, but it is hard to stay that way when shit keeps happening that is no fault of your own. I am not a perfect candidate, but I am worth a shot. At least one shot. Not the countless ghostings I have received.
    Good luck! You deserve it!
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    Thanks, moon. Happy to report that I’m not losing the sense of belief in myself. This is just the beginning of a great underdog story.
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    Got a job. Moving to Pittsburgh in 2 weeks. If Jbay ever wants to come see a Steelers game with me, I’m down
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    Idiots keep trying to steal the rearview mirror plastic covers and/or my car's radar. Is Dipre gonna have to choke a bitch?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    Got a job. Moving to Pittsburgh in 2 weeks. If Jbay ever wants to come see a Steelers game with me, Iím down
    Great!

    My oldest sister live there. She recently retired from Carnegie Mellon U.

    It's a great place to live. It often makes lists of the best bigger cities to live in.
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    Quote Originally Posted by moonslav59 View Post
    Great!

    My oldest sister live there. She recently retired from Carnegie Mellon U.

    It's a great place to live. It often makes lists of the best bigger cities to live in.
    Hmm, I was not aware of that last fact. Definitely exciting though! Even more exciting considering the Sox now come to town every other year! I’m sure I will meet people much more easily than in Boston. The Midwest is very different, in a good way
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    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    Got a job. Moving to Pittsburgh in 2 weeks. If Jbay ever wants to come see a Steelers game with me, I’m down
    That’s awesome. I love the Pittsburgh area and honestly most of PA is beautiful besides Philly.

    I’m actually going to the Pats game in December in Pittsburgh and seeing them play the Ravens in Baltimore week 18 lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    Hmm, I was not aware of that last fact. Definitely exciting though! Even more exciting considering the Sox now come to town every other year! I’m sure I will meet people much more easily than in Boston. The Midwest is very different, in a good way
    PNC is also an absolutely beautiful park.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jasonbay44 View Post
    PNC is also an absolutely beautiful park.
    It really is. It's amazing how the whole city turned itself around.
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