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Old 09-09-2009, 10:21 PM   #1
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Losing Job...
Hello all

I just wanted to let you all know I am being made redundant...*sigh*

And I blame UPS. My job shipping things with Canada Post, is being moved to the US cause UPS offered our company a "better deal"

I have had a huge beef with UPS for ages now...stuff going from the US to Canada...I have been slammed too many times with their $40 brokerage charges. So I started boycotting them....

Now...they are taking my job away...

So...as much as I am telling you this sad tale of woe...I am also encouraging ppl to not use UPS. (no offense meant to anyone out there who actually works for UPS...I personally have had too many bad experiences...and this one takes the cake)

Thanks for Listening....*sniff*
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Old 09-09-2009, 10:24 PM   #2
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I am very sorry that you're losing your job. I'll send good thoughts for a speedy and prosperous job hunt
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I've been laid off twice since last October. It stinks.

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Thank you for the hugs....I feel like I really need them right now...

You know...for 10 years I worked at a theatre...and every now and again...we would get laid off...no problem...we knew we would get called back...

This feels so...*sigh* I mean...I didn't do anything wrong...I kinda feel...like I am being punished for doing a good job....

And there is no call back...this is it.

This year really has been a ride. Leaving the theatre, getting married....moving to a new city...finding a new job (with yarn!!)...and losing it...I will keep my fingers crossed that the next turn on this crazy ride is an up....with lots of level to follow.

It hurts...but I think it is life telling me I was not where I was supposed to be....that there is something better out there for me...
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I'm sorry you've lost your job, Cryket, and hope an even better one falls into your lap soon.
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I'm so sorry to hear you're losing your job...But, look at it this way, there are so many possibilities...I'm not one to believe everything happens for a reason, but, I know things have a way of working themselves out and many times it just so happens that when one door closes, the next door you open holds something even better. I can totally understand the upset, frustration, and hurt feelings but try to look at this as an opportunity for something better that you may not have had if you were still working for Canada Post.
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Originally Posted by Crycket View Post
This feels so...*sigh* I mean...I didn't do anything wrong...I kinda feel...like I am being punished for doing a good job....

It hurts...but I think it is life telling me I was not where I was supposed to be....that there is something better out there for me...

I understand how you feel like you're being punished. Like you, I was doing a good job where I worked before. You just have to keep telling yourself that it's because of the economy, which also led to my layoff.

I want to encourage you, though, by saying that you were EXACTLY where you were supposed to be.

God has a plan for every single person's life, and nothing happens without His allowing it. A lot of people would get mad at that statement, but for me, it's comforting to know that there is a "grand plan."

I'll venture to bet that you developed unique skills at each job you've held. You've touched many lives and been touched by many as well.

There's no telling how something you said to someone or maybe a hug you gave caused them to smile.

Who knows what's in store next. There's no guarantee that it will be better.

What you can be sure of is that you'll be EXACTLY where you're supposed to be...for the time being.

Have a good, long cry, eat a pile of your favorite food, and do something mindless for a day.

Then, file for unemployment and get busy looking for a job. You're going to be just fine.

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Old 09-10-2009, 06:19 PM   #10
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yes...

I have a few weeks still...it is impending...but a certain impending...

Things do work themselves out...and I have not ever had a problem finding something before, and everyone I have ever worked with has nothing but AWESOME things to say about working with me...so I am confident there is something with my name on it out there...

It is the limbo and waiting that kinda suck....I will take it as a sign to slow down and knit more....*smiles*
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