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miamizsun

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Location: (3261.3 Miles SE of RP)
Gender: Male


Posted: Dec 4, 2019 - 4:39am

 Steely_D wrote:
Yeah, when I left the first company (after 30+ years) I was legally prohibited from returning due to some tax laws. 
This second go around, this other company is good-natured but young. They need to find their way and I know I won't be here long enough to enjoy that eventual stability. I'll see if they'll use me as a consultant or something, because the guys/gals in charge really have a good idea - it's just the practicality of implementation, including creating a workforce that'll be satisfied with what's being asked of them, that's the issue now.

And, yes, working again for them will need some really clear boundaries so we're both happy.
They weren't trying to screw me, just assuming that I could take on more time consuming projects for the same pay. I don't need to do that anymore.
 
well you've certainly got an in demand skill that is easily transferable

could you start a small shop like marcus welby?

and have you ever asked yourself why the dinosaur went extinct?

Steely_D

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Location: Biscayne Bay
Gender: Male


Posted: Dec 3, 2019 - 8:19pm



 KurtfromLaQuinta wrote:




When I left the last company I worked at for almost 16 years to go it alone... they kinda figured "So what. We don't need you Mr. Prima Donna".
Then they wanted me back about 6 months later. I asked them if they would bump my pay up to match what I was making now... they responded "NO WAY!"
They tried again a year later. I said "NO WAY!"
 

Yeah, when I left the first company (after 30+ years) I was legally prohibited from returning due to some tax laws. 
This second go around, this other company is good-natured but young. They need to find their way and I know I won't be here long enough to enjoy that eventual stability. I'll see if they'll use me as a consultant or something, because the guys/gals in charge really have a good idea - it's just the practicality of implementation, including creating a workforce that'll be satisfied with what's being asked of them, that's the issue now.

And, yes, working again for them will need some really clear boundaries so we're both happy.
They weren't trying to screw me, just assuming that I could take on more time consuming projects for the same pay. I don't need to do that anymore.
Coaxial

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Location: 543 miles west of Paradis,1491 miles eas
Gender: Male


Posted: Dec 3, 2019 - 6:43pm

 Steely_D wrote:


 Steely_D wrote:
Making plans for Nigel.

Decided to leave the job. Soon. Life is too short to be this unhappy.
 

Mission accomplished. Didn't burn bridges. Might do piecemeal work. Didn't vent (always the right choice).
 
{#Good-vibes}
KurtfromLaQuinta

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Location: Really deep in the heart of South California
Gender: Male


Posted: Dec 3, 2019 - 4:23pm



 ScottFromWyoming wrote:


 Steely_D wrote:


 Steely_D wrote:
Making plans for Nigel.

Decided to leave the job. Soon. Life is too short to be this unhappy.
 

Mission accomplished. Didn't burn bridges. Might do piecemeal work. Didn't vent (always the right choice).
 

Don't let 'em suck you back in. Again. 

 

When I left the last company I worked at for almost 16 years to go it alone... they kinda figured "So what. We don't need you Mr. Prima Donna".
Then they wanted me back about 6 months later. I asked them if they would bump my pay up to match what I was making now... they responded "NO WAY!"
They tried again a year later. I said "NO WAY!"
ScottFromWyoming

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Location: Powell
Gender: Male


Posted: Dec 3, 2019 - 3:50pm



 Steely_D wrote:


 Steely_D wrote:
Making plans for Nigel.

Decided to leave the job. Soon. Life is too short to be this unhappy.
 

Mission accomplished. Didn't burn bridges. Might do piecemeal work. Didn't vent (always the right choice).
 

Don't let 'em suck you back in. Again. 
Steely_D

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Location: Biscayne Bay
Gender: Male


Posted: Dec 3, 2019 - 3:32pm



 Steely_D wrote:
Making plans for Nigel.

Decided to leave the job. Soon. Life is too short to be this unhappy.
 

Mission accomplished. Didn't burn bridges. Might do piecemeal work. Didn't vent (always the right choice).
haresfur

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Location: The Golden Triangle
Gender: Male


Posted: Dec 2, 2019 - 11:45am



 Steely_D wrote:
Making plans for Nigel.

Decided to leave the job. Soon. Life is too short to be this unhappy.
Still don't know if I'm getting laid off. Now I can't quit until I find out if there is going to be a severance package
Steely_D

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Location: Biscayne Bay
Gender: Male


Posted: Dec 2, 2019 - 11:01am

Making plans for Nigel.

Decided to leave the job. Soon. Life is too short to be this unhappy.
westslope

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Location: BC sage brush steppe


Posted: Dec 1, 2019 - 5:36pm


This was our treat after a month-plus hiatus from alcohol consumption.  Yummy.  
SeriousLee

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Location: Dans l'milieu d'deux milles livres


Posted: Nov 30, 2019 - 11:44am

Sipping on some cheap scotch, on the rocks.

Red_Dragon

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Posted: Sep 24, 2019 - 4:51pm

Letting my baby cry for Robert Hunter.
SeriousLee

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Location: Dans l'milieu d'deux milles livres


Posted: Sep 20, 2019 - 5:19pm



 Isabeau wrote:


 SeriousLee wrote:
Not walking a straight line.
 



 


Isabeau

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Location: sou' tex
Gender: Female


Posted: Sep 20, 2019 - 3:37pm



 SeriousLee wrote:
Not walking a straight line.
 


SeriousLee

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Location: Dans l'milieu d'deux milles livres


Posted: Sep 20, 2019 - 2:54pm

Not walking a straight line.
Steely_D

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Location: Biscayne Bay
Gender: Male


Posted: Aug 10, 2019 - 10:23pm

Pouring through and trying to understand three years' worth of texts and docs regarding the recent history of this place I started working at. Kinda interesting, but the current state of the art is a bit off track from their initial intent. I think that's my job to re-steer things a bit, but the new guy needs to keep his trap shut for a bit.

The Soundtrack? 

ProjeKct One Live at the Jazz Cafe

Levin, Gunn, Fripp, Bruford

Red_Dragon

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Posted: Aug 10, 2019 - 7:29pm



 buzz wrote:

{#Rolleyes}
 

phffffft
oldviolin

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Location: esse quam videri
Gender: Male


Posted: Aug 10, 2019 - 6:28pm

Someday I'd like a part where I can lean my elbow against a mantlepiece and have a cocktail.

Charles Bronson
buzz

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Location: up the boohai


Posted: Aug 10, 2019 - 6:13pm

Red_Dragon wrote:
Getting my buzz on, watching Svenghoulie and enjoying my Saturday evening.
 
{#Rolleyes}
Red_Dragon

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Posted: Aug 10, 2019 - 5:44pm

Getting my buzz on, watching Svenghoulie and enjoying my Saturday evening.
SeriousLee

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Location: Dans l'milieu d'deux milles livres


Posted: Aug 10, 2019 - 5:16pm



 GeneP59 wrote:
Looking for the cheapest tickets to fly to Florida for my cousins unexpected funeral this week. And I told her last week I was looking forwards to a family visit on Thanksgiving.

She fell and broke her pelvis in 3 places and it just deteriorated from there in less than a week. She just lost her husband 2 weeks ago from a year and a half battle with esophageal cancer. The family is just devastated. I think she missed loosing her husband and just gave up with a broken heart.

Was a tough week with my programming Final on Tuesday, and then a 19 year old kid at work died from a "heart attack" at home on Wednesday, and then this on Friday. 
 

Sorry to hear, Gene.

Take care. 
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