Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Good News

As of about 10 AM this morning I am officially employed again. It is with my previous employer in a different position, thanks to the Human Resource Manager, whom I have known for close to 20 years, and a little grace. Pay will be just a little more with a little more overtime resulting in about 10% more than I was making last year at this time. And about 60% more than my unemployment. I can't complain about that.

UPDATE: This is not a new job created an expanding economy. I was hired to replace someone who was fired for repeated no-show.


Blogger Bloviating Zeppelin said...

That is FABULOUS! Good for YOU! You didn't step down for a new job, you stepped UP!

Outstanding and congratulations, sir!


1:24 PM  
Blogger Greywolfe said...

Godd for you, indeed. God provides for those that rest on him. Good luck in your new position.

1:35 PM  
Blogger christian soldier said...

Great news - shoprat- I'm happy for you!

1:43 PM  
Blogger Ducky's here said...

Hope you cursed the Liberals when you cashed your unemployment checks.

Not that you didn't earn them but, you know ...

3:09 PM  
Blogger Deranged Leftwing Baker said...

Congrats on being part of the Obama economic recovery.

6:44 PM  
Blogger dons_mind said...

congrats!! that's really good're now a statistic of the obama recovery plan!

hmmmmm that part could be a real downer....don't let it happen - - stay happy! good on ya!

7:05 PM  
Blogger Tom said...

Congratulations!! Good to hear that you got a job, and more dollars to boot!

Now if I can be as fortunate - I'm expecting to be unemployed as of this coming Friday.

7:31 PM  
Blogger shoprat said...

I consider myself one of the fortunate few as very few will be finding jobs anytime soon. Me part of the recovery? No just a statistical anomaly. I don't thank the government; I thank God.

7:50 PM  
Blogger shoprat said...

Good luck and Godspeed Tom

7:50 PM  
Blogger dmarks said...

Congratulations! Despite Gov. Granholm's best efforts, you are one who has defied the Michigan recession!

I got some good news on the employment front myself, today. I have to wait to see how it pans out.

8:51 PM  
Blogger Chuck said...

Congrats Shoprat

9:38 PM  
Blogger Beth said...

Good news indeed, but I hope the overtime doesn't take away from your BLOGGING time!

10:54 PM  
Blogger Pasadena Closet Conservative said...

Good going! Be sure to spend some of your new-found salary at independently owned retailers and restaurants. They need our money desperately right now.


10:57 PM  
Blogger Average American said...

Congratulations Shoprat! Here's to your new job!-----------
Ah, that was good.
(I just toasted your good fortune)

4:49 AM  
Blogger benning said...

Congratulations, Shoprat! I'm smiling for ya!

9:00 AM  
Blogger Donald Douglas said...

Great to hear it, Shoprat! Congratulations!

10:44 AM  
Blogger Patrick Joubert Conlon said...

That is good news.

11:55 AM  
Blogger Z said...

Oh, SHOPRAT! SO SO GLAD TO HEAR THAT..what a relief!....This news made my day!! HOORAH!

Blessings and more blessings to you! xxx Z

11:52 AM  
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