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Interview Connection

The interview went pretty well today, I think, despite a massive kidney stone attack at 3:00 (the interview itself was at 3:30, but I had to meet the placement company's manager at 3:15 so he could introduce me) that had me writhing in pain in my car. I stumbled into a nearby deli and got some water (the guy behind the counter was looking at me like I was going to pitch a fit at any second, so I must have looked as bad as I felt) and after begging my kidneys to let up just long enough for the interview, I felt a lot better.

The job is in a large real estate company in their web development group and it sounds like an awesome position. The manager of the group and I met today and we really hit it off (at one point she exclaimed, "Wow! We have a lot in common!"). The job's kind of a hybrid for consulting/project managing/light development and my skill set fits exactly what they need. There's not a lot of competition for the position from what I understand, so I feel pretty confident that I have a good chance at getting it.

I told her at the beginning of the interview that I had kidney stones since I didn't want her to think I was strange if I started moaning or clutching my side. When I left, she said that it showed real dedication to come out even though I wasn't feeling well. I told her that I have a great work ethic and she said that she could tell.

Anyway, keep your fingers crossed that I get this. It would actually be a career as opposed to a job and I think I would be really good at it and enjoy it. I'll post when I hear anything else.

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Best wishes! And, I hope you feel lots better soon!

.: cas said on June 2, 2004 08:41 PM :: link it :.

Good luck Kymberlie! It sounds very promising. I'm sorry you're still having so much pain. {{hugs}}

.: Lisa said on June 2, 2004 08:42 PM :: link it :.

Fingers and toes are crossed!

.: Lisa said on June 2, 2004 09:48 PM :: link it :.

good luck - sounds like a cool place to work too! :)

.: eve said on June 3, 2004 12:46 AM :: link it :.

Good luck! I hope you're feeling better soon -- man, you've really been through it in the last year!

.: robyn said on June 3, 2004 12:57 AM :: link it :.

I'm beaming positive thoughts your way. Can you feel them yet? Hope you get the job, and I hope it's one you'll enjoy doing. It's so much better when you DON'T hate going to work everyday. As for the kidney stone, to paraphrase a quote "These, too, shall pass."

.: said on June 3, 2004 05:43 AM :: link it :.

Go Kymberlie!! Good luck!

.: smoores said on June 3, 2004 09:55 AM :: link it :.

Ow ow ow!

Sounds like you made a good impression. Good luck, and feel better soon!

.: Carla said on June 3, 2004 02:55 PM :: link it :.

Good luck. Sounds like you and I do the same thing. I have been a software developer for 18 years. Since the internet hit it big, I've been doing web development.

.: John S. said on June 4, 2004 12:31 AM :: link it :.

You're too early! Come back at June 2, 2004 07:49 PM to see this post.

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