Monday, July 23, 2007
So I have been working with a placement agency and they sent me on an interview at an investment banking firm downtown. First off, the office is amazing. It is located on the 10th floor of the building directly south of Temple Square and overlooks Temple Square and the capitol building. Beautiful!
The interview was so comfortable and I just talked myself up like I have never done before. I interviewed with 3 people in the office, and then they called me in for a second inteview later that week to interview with all six of the people in the office - one on one. I have never had an interview like that before, but I got to talk myself up to each of them. And when I was leaving they sent me away with a box of candies. This is the first time I have ever gone away from an interview with a gift!
A few days later they called and asked if I could start on the 25th. Yeah! So I will begin by job as an executive assistant at George K. Baum investment banking firm on July 25th. I think it will be a great job for now, with the long-term potential I have wanted for so long. But I am also hoping a position will come along that pays more and is a position of greater responsibility. I don't mind being an assistant as long as I am getting paid well, but I know I have so much more potential and I really want to realize that potential sooner than later.
Thanks to all of you who have kept me in your prayers - I have truly felt your love! I am really looking forward to getting back to work - it has been way too long! Wish me luck! Love you all.
Sunday, July 15, 2007
So, I’ve already finished my first trimester…………of massage school of course. Our second set of classes start tomorrow, which I’m excited about because the last classes had become pretty boring. Having done the college thing twice already, it was too easy, and I felt like a lot of it was fluff stuff…communications, ethics, etc. We really didn’t learn a whole lot of massage. I’m hoping we start getting more into the meat of it now. I’m not so excited about it, because I’ve had a couple of weeks off of, and I’m not ready to jump back into the busy life again. We also start clinic this week, which means that we work on “real” people and do “real” sessions, as compared to those we do on our classmates in class. That is a little scary, but hopefully it shouldn’t be too bad.
Tuesday, July 10, 2007
Monday, July 9, 2007
Friday, July 6, 2007
Thursday, July 5, 2007
Well Joe has been home the last 2 weeks for his R&R. He's asleep right now so I thought I would sneak away to catch up on some emails. We have had a fabulous vacation. Luckily work gave me the full 2 weeks off. These past two weeks we have stayed at some really fun resorts in town and also went up to Sedona, AZ where we went to an African zoo, hiked, played in streams, caught my first fish and cooked it all by myself, and went to several Indian ruins. We have seen a few movies, always more fun to go to the movies with your husband, and have gone bowling. We close on our house next week so we have been in a lot of meetings for that as well. Joe's brother is arriving in Arizona today so we'll spend the weekend with 2 of his sisters who live here and is brother. They picked a terrible time to visit today was 115 degrees. His brother jokes and says he is taking a vacation to the surface of the sun.
Joe goes back Tuesday and will be gone for another 6 months. I got an email from the Lt. General of the Army that said no more extensions, Yeah!! so he will be home now in January after serving 15 months. I'm coming up on month 9 so only 6 more to go.
Work is going well. Luckily with the heat the snowbirds go home and work has really quieted down. I plan to work there through November but get out before another winter. They are bruttle! 15 hours with barely a break. I am still learning everyday and love what I do.
Love you all,