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"Murphy was an optimist!"

Interviewing June 15, 2012 9:25 am

Posted by Doug McCaughan in : Daily Life
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In 1998, I began working for myself. Thirteen years later, on Oct 4, 2011, I left the basement, put on clothes (had to buy a wardrobe actually), and rejoined corporate America to work 8-5 in Cubeville (think Dilbert) with the understanding I could maintain a little freelance on the side to support my existing clients. Although I am a full-time, benefited employee, I am technically classified as an LDA (Long Duration Appointment) which basically means I am on a three year contract which renews annually. Today, I have the pleasure of interviewing for my position to reclassify it from LDA to a regular employee. The catch? Outside candidates have applied so if today’s interview goes poorly, or the other candidates’ interviews go exceptionally well, I may find myself out of work and trying to re-establish my consulting career. Am I nervous? Oh yes, totally wigged out.

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1. TSJones - June 15, 2012

Good luck today.

2. Doug McCaughan - June 15, 2012

Thanks! I didn’t realize quite how many candidates applied. I’m quite nervous.