Wednesday, October 12, 2011

When I moved back to Cleveland, I thought I found the perfect job. Amazing mission and amazing people.

And then, well, then it wasn't the perfect job anymore.  I was presented with a fantastic chance to work for a company that not only pays more, but offers a vast array of opportunity. When I was offered the job I remember hearing the Mary Tyler Moore theme song in my head. This is my chance professionally to do what I want to do.

On Monday, I turned in my notice and thanked the company for the opportunity and offered to do whatever I could to make a smooth transition. I went to lunch and came back to find my computer locked down.

Boss came in and told me that since I work with what could be considered confidential information, that it would be best if I left now. I would be paid for my two week notice and paid for my vacation, but I should leave now.

I think I was the straw that crushed the camel. So, while initially I was shocked since this wasn't the normal procedure, I'm not surprised.

I packed up, left my projects and desk in a bit of a shambles and I started my vacation.

A new chapter is being written...hopefully this is a long one.


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