OtherGround Forums I got a second interview!!! What the fuk do I do?!

12/2/19 8:38 PM
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BigMotherFuckingWin brother!!!

12/2/19 8:49 PM
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Nitecrawler -

Thanks guys! I'm fucking psyched but also kind of scared shitless because of the scope of responsibilities im taking on. This is a serious "Fake it till you make it" situation that I'm taking a risk on but the reward will be amazing!

I probably won't be transitioning to the new role until probably mid January and I have an in at the new job so I'm gonna ask them to start sending me over shit to study up on. 

The best bet you can ever make is a bet on yourself. 

12/2/19 10:30 PM
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Congrats NC! Hope the personal shit you are dealing with is nothing big.

12/3/19 6:31 AM
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congrats to you and the crawler family.  now make this shit work.

12/3/19 6:49 AM
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Nitecrawler -

Thanks guys! I'm fucking psyched but also kind of scared shitless because of the scope of responsibilities im taking on. This is a serious "Fake it till you make it" situation that I'm taking a risk on but the reward will be amazing!

I probably won't be transitioning to the new role until probably mid January and I have an in at the new job so I'm gonna ask them to start sending me over shit to study up on. 

I wouldn't worry too much. 

One of the big differences between people who are successful and people who aren't is there willingness to put themselves in positions of discomfort. Everyone else who has risen to the top has had to take on positions and responsibilities they hadn't done before. You just need to understand you are going to suck until you don't suck anymore, it's just how it is.

First day you won't know anything, but after a while you'll wake up and you'll just be the guy with all the answers, if you're smart that is when you leverage that into a promotion and start the shit all over again.

The nice thing about doing it inside your the same company is that at least you know the business which is half the battle.

One thing you need to figure out right away is how to handle situations where you don't know the answer. You need to learn to defer decision making and you need to learn who your resources are for knowledge. Figure those things out right away, don't make a rash decision just because someone wants an answer right away, if you don't know the answer, defer the decision and go to your resources. If you don't know, ask. Don't assume.

You also need to do something with your time management as well. You need to start planning your days/week if you're not already. Use your calendar, record every meeting, deadline and all important tasks. Also make sure you allocate time for learning, planning, strategizing and not just for doing. There are many different methodologies out there but I don't think they really matter, it's more important that you just do it. You will more than likely have to put in extra hours your first few weeks, but if after 3 months you're still putting in long days then you probably aren't prioritizing your time very well. 

12/3/19 7:45 AM
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Congrats on getting promoted to fries. 

12/3/19 7:49 AM
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I'm going to be like those homeless people who annoy the shit out of you when playing blackjack at a casino. "Since I told you the right move, where is my cut?"

12/3/19 10:05 AM
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Holy fucking shit!!!!!

Just got a fucking offer!!!!

Told him I wanted 24 hours to think about it but the money is more than I asked for!!!!!

I think I just shit myself. 

12/3/19 11:18 AM
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12/3/19 11:22 AM
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Nitecrawler -

Holy fucking shit!!!!!

Just got a fucking offer!!!!

Told him I wanted 24 hours to think about it but the money is more than I asked for!!!!!

I think I just shit myself. 

Congrats man.

12/3/19 12:22 PM
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rushinbear -

LOL. 

Bout to make it rain up in this bitch like Diddy. 

12/3/19 12:30 PM
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Nitecrawler -

Holy fucking shit!!!!!

Just got a fucking offer!!!!

Told him I wanted 24 hours to think about it but the money is more than I asked for!!!!!

I think I just shit myself. 

Nice dude. Congrats!

Edited: 12/3/19 1:11 PM
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you live in NYC? is the money ok, good, great,excellent, or amaze-balls for living in NYC?

 

Like I have a friend that works IT in NYC and he got a new job and just ordered a tesla model X, is your new job similar?

12/3/19 1:16 PM
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Jason -

you live in NYC? is the money ok, good, great,excellent, or amaze-balls for living in NYC?

 

Like I have a friend that works IT in NYC and he got a new job and just ordered a tesla model X, is your new job similar?

Live in Westchester county, presently work in NYC. 

New job I Will be 95% working from home and the other 5% is when I have to fly down south to one of the branches (which they will pay all expenses). 

The money is excellent and just short of amaze-balls. 

12/3/19 1:19 PM
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Nitecrawler - 
Jason -

you live in NYC? is the money ok, good, great,excellent, or amaze-balls for living in NYC?

 

Like I have a friend that works IT in NYC and he got a new job and just ordered a tesla model X, is your new job similar?

Live in Westchester county, presently work in NYC. 

New job I Will be 95% working from home and the other 5% is when I have to fly down south to one of the branches (which they will pay all expenses). 

The money is excellent and just short of amaze-balls. 


nice, congrats!

12/3/19 1:39 PM
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12/3/19 1:51 PM
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Great news. Congrats.

12/3/19 1:57 PM
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Congrats

12/3/19 2:36 PM
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Thanks guys. 

Gonna tell my manager tomorrow morning that I will be accepting the position. Wonder if they will counter or ask me to wait on accepting. 

 

12/3/19 3:28 PM
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Nitecrawler - 

Thanks guys. 

Gonna tell my manager tomorrow morning that I will be accepting the position. Wonder if they will counter or ask me to wait on accepting. 

 


Fuck them. Don't even think about staying in your old position.

You maxed out at your old position. The growth potential is minimal.

At the new position, the potential for growth is higher and you are starting off at the much better salary already.
12/3/19 3:53 PM
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Nitecrawler - 

Thanks guys. 

Gonna tell my manager tomorrow morning that I will be accepting the position. Wonder if they will counter or ask me to wait on accepting. 

 


Fuck them. Don't even think about staying in your old position.

You maxed out at your old position. The growth potential is minimal.

At the new position, the potential for growth is higher and you are starting off at the much better salary already.

Oh, believe me, there is no fucking way I'm staying for the exact reasons you mentioned. 

Just be curious to hear how much it's worth to them to make me stay. 

Edited: 12/3/19 7:43 PM
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So should I drag my nuts across my Manager's desk tomorrow or wait until the ink is dry on my other offer?

12/3/19 11:31 PM
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Going to bed now and can't wait to tell all the parties involved that I accept the new position. 

Tomorrow should be an interesting day. 

12/3/19 11:34 PM
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Sounds like somebody took my ball shaving advice. Congrats man, enjoy it. 

12/4/19 12:05 AM
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Congrats NE! 
 

Serious question.  How sore is the back of your throat? ;)