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    New Job - Start Monday

    For two years I have been trying to get hired by a particular shop here in the STL area. I've had a few interviews with them that seemingly got me no where and others that got me offers, but we couldn't quite get on the page. Wednesday I received a call from them requesting I come in Thursday for an interview. After my interview they made an offer. I accepted and start Monday.

    I couldn't be more excited for the opportunity. Here's to my new career. And a new guitar to celebrate...or two?!
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    Cheers Jesse.
    For what it's worth, the last time I accepted a job with a new company I got a guitar as a signing bonus.

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    Quote Originally Posted by veinbuster View Post
    Cheers Jesse.
    For what it's worth, the last time I accepted a job with a new company I got a guitar as a signing bonus.
    Clearly I need your skills in negotiation.
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    Bangin'!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jfb View Post
    Clearly I need your skills in negotiation.
    It was/is a pretty nice guitar. Special circumstances made the negotiations pretty easy.

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    Congrats, Jesse!
    I saw ten thousand talkers whose tongues were all broken...

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    Congratulations Jesse
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    Congrats! way to go!

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    Congrats!
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    Congrats on the new job, Jesse! I wish you all the best in the future.

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    Congrats and good luck!

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    What kinda' shop we talkin' about?

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    new job = new guitar
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    Quote Originally Posted by sergiodeblanc View Post
    What kinda' shop we talkin' about?
    The number one kind.
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    Congrats J-Man ! All the best with whatever you do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jfb View Post
    The number one kind.
    McDonalds??

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    Congrats Jesse! I totally know the feeling, after wanting a job with a certain organization for 4 years it finally happened earlier this year for me. I've spent the last 6 months training and I'm finally about to start the real job in a couple of weeks time.

    It really is my dream job, nope scratch that, vocation, and I'm going to be "semi-retired" in a years time as I'll be 4 weeks on, 4 weeks off. Let's hope one of those 4 weeks off falls on a XPRS and I get to join in on all the fun and meet all you dudes

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    Quote Originally Posted by brentmoss View Post
    Congrats J-Man ! All the best with whatever you do.
    Thanks Moss. I think we both needed a bit of a restart. Here's to it!

    Quote Originally Posted by Tim View Post
    McDonalds??
    You mean Macca's!
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    Quote Originally Posted by jfb View Post
    The number one kind.
    I'm thinkin' lingerie shop.

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    Congratulations! I hope it goes well for you.
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