Hello there! I know that "hanging up the hat" doesn't really apply in the age of CV hearts but I couldn't really think of a good title that used heart. Maybe something like "stabbed the heart with a medal"... ew, no.
Hanging up the hat sounds so much more friendly than "giving up my heart" or something
Anyways, why am I stepping down? Well, it's honestly time. The main reason is
I'm not sure how many of you know this but I am an IT contractor and my work is fluid. While it is very stable work (each contract is multiple years in length) it can also change on the drop of a dime. Back in August everything was groovy. I had plenty of time to do everything I needed to do. The beginning of February changed all that.
At the beginning of February a man I worked with for over a decade left (not on excellent terms either. Not gonna go into that). Besindes his leaving crushing me (because he was the boss that turned me from an 18 year old hunk of dung into a stand up, working class citizen) He also taught me everything I know about IT. His leaving also left a major void in the team and his major responsibilities needed to be picked up.
This change has made juggling my CV duties and IRL duties difficult. Frankly speaking, CVing has taken a huge back seat to everything else since then (and it's shown). I've made mistakes and I have not been giving the "job" it's just due. I've been going through the motions and that isn't fair to anyone. My heart hasn't been in it so I think it's time for someone with fresh piss and vinegar in their veins. Okay, that saying might be a bit large for this topic but you know what I mean
I'm not going anywhere though. dA is too ingrained in my life so I'll be as active as I can be. It's just time for someone with the time and energy to do the job the way it is suppose to be done
HumorvilleWhy you should never question a drunk
I was shopping at the local supermarket where I selected:
A half-gallon of 2% milk,
A carton of eggs,
A quart of orange juice,
A head of romaine lettuce,
A 2 lb. can of coffee
A 1 lb. package of bacon.
As I was unloading my items on the conveyor belt to check out, a drunk standing behind me watched as I placed the items in front of the cashier.
While the cashier was ringing up the purchases, the drunk calmly stated, 'You must be single.'
I was a bit startled by this proclamation, but I was intrigued by the derelict's intuition, since I was indeed a single. I looked at the six items on the belt and saw nothing particularly unusual about my selections that could have tipped off the drunk to my marital status.
Curiosity getting the better of me, I said , "Well, you know what, you're absolutely right. But how on earth did you know that? "
The drunk replied, " 'Cause you're ugly."
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