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Updates - Happy and frustrated with myself

Friday, February 01, 2013

Well I am a little...

crabby.

However, on a positive note (lots of positives really), I had a good chat with 2 of the guys that I work with yesterday afternoon. It helped me to get more interested in my job and the how I will be able to contribute.

At the same time, I have a company reaching out to me about a Project Management position. I get set in my mind that I need to stay at the position I am in and then I take an interview and...



This is where the CRABBY comes in. I am ...



and DISAPPOINTED that I did not do better on the short get to know you interview. I felt off and not as prepared as I should have been. I am used to ...



flying by the seat of my pants. I need to stop doing that.

I guess the thing is that IF I JUST DID WHAT I WAS SUPPOSED TO DO... but I historically don't necessarily. I am now to a certain extent, or trying to, but it does take energy. Yes, I am whining now. That is not a good thing.



emoticon Yes - I know that I need to take advantage of the course work for the PMP certification. I need to stay positive. I will get there.

emoticon But I also need to take advantage of other things the Job Coach person does. I should have an elevator statement describing myself and perhaps I should take advantage of interview coaching. YES - these are the right things to do. They simply take energy, time and motivation.

emoticon I feel good about the resume work I did.

One thing at a time I suppose, but I need to ...

get moving.

It just feels like a lot sometimes. Back to the JOB Interview.
It is Project Management and the company would pay better, pay benefits and so on too. There are 5 other Project Managers with the company so we would leverage each other and such. It sounded really great. I do not need to know the software just Project Management.

I am thinking of things now I should have brought up on the interview. The guy has interviewed 10 people so far and has more and will pick 5 to meet in person. I guess the key is to prepare whether I get the opportunity or not. At some point I will move on and need better interview skills. I am not certain what to even wish for. Well, I would wish for it. it sounds GREAT but I am not sure I am quite ready for it. Again...



I need to...

not worry about it. It is out of my control at this point. I should hear something within the next week.

On a VERY positive note...

I am FINALLY doing what I am supposed to do with regards to logging what I eat and also with fitness. I am not just walking or jogging I am mixing it up a bit and also doing some ...
emoticon push ups (on my knees)
emoticon ab work (a bit)
emoticon and sill walking the pups, but much less.

As I mentioned, I think, well according to the scale, I am actually losing after not FOREVER. This is HUGE! Can I keep this up. I don't feel like I am eating much. I may want more. I am eating more protein. It looks like it works for me to take in most of my calories earlier in the day. I am hungry in the morning and right before lunch. I am not too hungry for dinner so it is very light.

Well, gotta run. Not sure what the weekend will bring. I would love to get some course work done. At least 2 this weekend. Not sure if I should be helping my man on the acreage though. I will have down time too. Went to the grocery at 7:30 this morning so that would not be hanging over me. Forgot about laundry though. Oh & I forgot to update you on the dental apt. Later....




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THINRONNA 2/2/2013 3:58AM

    Oh boy! What a lot to think about! I feel for you! Interviewing gets me all spun out...and you have done so much of it lately! I feel that it is almost better not to be too polished and rehearsed on interviews (beyond letting them see you know your stuff) because then they get a better look at who you actually are. If they want who you actually are versus an "interview version" then I think it is more likely to be the right fit. I don't know if this makes sense to you but it is what I believe. You are really good at what you do and a very awesome person all around...you want to work for someone who can see that easily.

Lady...I see great things in your future! I do,

Nice job on your weight loss! You are an inspiration to me! emoticon

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BLITZEN40 2/1/2013 10:50PM

    Sometimes it's better just to fly by the seat of your pants in interviews. Love the picture! I'm sure they liked you and if your felt a disconnect, maybe the interviewer was just distracted or new at his/ her job. Who knows? You can't blame yourself for these things. I'm sure you did great. Good job with the logging and working out! Have a great weekend!

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BLESSED2BEME 2/1/2013 6:24PM

    I've been wondering about your dental appointment all day. Hope it went well.

You've got the right attitude...now just get that tushy moving with all the job interview stuff. I figure if it is meant to be for you to interview for this other possibility, you will get called back. If not, lesson learned about improving the job interviewing skills.

I am TERRIFIED of job interviews. It is a darn good thing I have a secure job.

Hope you get to enjoy your weekend and find a balance between getting course work done and having fun with the pups and your man.

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