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A little update
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Well, I returned to work on Monday, and the dean of the school basically told my supervisor to be as accommodating as possible. We'll see; so far, so good.

I am diligently hitting all the employment venues I can; I really wish I had a better sense of job networking than I do. In addition to all the online employment sites I have posted my resume to, there are several people I work with who are keeping their ears to the ground for me, too. At a bare minimum, I am applying for two to three jobs a day, and some days as many as six or seven. Job searching is a game of numbers, and I know no one is going to beat down my door and offer me a plum job. The last time I did a job search back in early 2005, I had applied for over 600 jobs before I landed the one I currently have.

My current employer (again, with the support of the dean) is giving me wide latitude for scheduling job interviews; now all I need is to line some up! I have had five interviews in the past few months--none of which panned out, unfortunately--but I have my interviewing suit at the ready for any that may pop up. Of those five interviews, two were here at UT; after all, my problem isn't with the university system, but with my supervisor.

So...I have a lot of irons in the fire. Wish me luck, and fingers crossed.

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*puts some salve on your dragony fingers*

Thank you! o(:o)

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Yup; I have been registered with them since October, and I do hear from them periodically--though not so often here lately.

The probable recession has made the job market extra tight.

Good luck, wolfy. My fingers are crossed good and tight.

*hug*

Thank you, foxy--you have always been a wonderful source of support and encouragement.

Good luck to you. I'll be praying for you the you find one soon, so you can get outta that stressful job. ^^

Thanks! Hopefully sooner rather than later.

Many thanks! I see from your posts you have entered "The Wally Zone." I wish I could do so.

Hee...thanks! I absolutely love that show. I wish the writer's strike would end (in favor of the writers, if possible) so new episodes can be produced.

Sounds like the dean is someone who can and will keep your supervisor in check until you can move on; that's a very good thing indeed. Good luck!

Just barely, yeah. My supervisor is trying to circumvent the dean already, though, as far as I am concerned, stretching or outright ignoring what the dean has told her.


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