YES ! YES ! YES ! AT LAST - JOB OFFER - PHEW!!!

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YES ! YES ! YES ! AT LAST - JOB OFFER - PHEW!!!

Post by DODGER » Mon Jul 14, 2008 1:18 pm

Hi all,
Would you believe it? This morning I went for a job interview and when I came out there was a message on my mobile asking me to ring H/A.
You got it !!! they offered me a starting date for T/O training. I accepted and they told me to expect a medical / reference check etc.
I still can't believe it has finally happened to me having previously been on their waiting list for 18 months 2 years ago. I was giving up all hope after my second successfull attendance at the assessment centre. So I can't see me getting much sleep tonight - I have a bottle of bubbly left over from a recent wedding.

And as luck would have it I was offered the job from this morning - (i think i will give it a miss - £14k/48hrs)

Now I just can't wait to get started, Am I in for a shock?

I look forward to meeting you guys out there!!! :slt:

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Post by Chocolate boy » Mon Jul 14, 2008 2:33 pm

Well done Artful Dodger. No, you wont get a shock,,,,,,,,much. I would suggest you dont get involved in the politics, dont be scare mongered in the training, its dangerous but not as bad as what they make out, have no respect for your TM's or OM's, (Depending on region) and take full advantage of the days off, holiday and pension.

Treat it as an enjoyable job bot dont try to get anywhere as the only way you will is by stepping on the toes of great TO's that are on here.

Enjoy :sltm:
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Post by Race Track » Mon Jul 14, 2008 8:14 pm

Well done mate. Don't listen to what anyone says, it isn't that bad. The comments about getting out whilst you can are just light hearted jokes.

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Post by State4 » Mon Jul 14, 2008 9:32 pm

Chocolate boy wrote:Well done Artful Dodger. No, you wont get a shock,,,,,,,,much. I would suggest you dont get involved in the politics, dont be scare mongered in the training, its dangerous but not as bad as what they make out, have no respect for your TM's or OM's, (Depending on region) and take full advantage of the days off, holiday and pension.

Treat it as an enjoyable job bot dont try to get anywhere as the only way you will is by stepping on the toes of great TO's that are on here.

Enjoy :sltm:
As my right honourable friend the chocolate boy has said........................ We are one mind you see! :n196: Peace brother and may you be safe out there on what evey road you are protecting. :sltm:

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Post by Asap » Mon Jul 14, 2008 10:44 pm

[quote="State4
As my right honourable friend the chocolate boy has said........................ We are one mind you see! :n196: Peace brother and may you be safe out there on what evey road you are protecting. :sltm:[/quote]

Crackin job :sltm: but with dodgy pay and politics :slsad: .
But alway's protect your's and your colleagues ass before the road as no one else will :slgo:

Have a great time in training :slt:


Crackin user name, absolutely spot on :sltm:
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Post by BravoGolfCharlie1988 » Mon Jul 14, 2008 11:25 pm

From one new recruit to another - congratulations! :sltm:

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Post by Jock Abroad » Tue Jul 15, 2008 7:04 am

Good for you Dodger, I still have a friend on the everlasting waiting list.

It's a good job colleague and the easiest I have ever done. My advice is to give everyone a clean slate, there are many good colleagues and Managers out there. Remember your training and dont assume that your more experienced colleagues are right. Dont hold back, if you feel you should question something, then do so.

Hope after your long wait that it's what you expected or more.

All the best,

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Post by Bob Parr » Tue Jul 15, 2008 8:15 am

Yep well done, enjoy it :slw: It's a great job, just keep out of the petty politics and watch you and your colleagues backs

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Post by snafu » Thu Jul 17, 2008 11:04 pm

Well done Dodger :slcup: :slclap:

Now the fun begins :slbi:
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Post by Orinoco » Thu Jul 17, 2008 11:13 pm

WELL DONE!

It'll have been worth the wait (especially as your best offer was £14K/48hrs).

Keep your eyes and ears open and let common sense be your guide. :sltm:
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Post by snafu » Fri Jul 18, 2008 12:34 am

Orinoco wrote: Keep your eyes and ears open and let common sense be your guide. :sltm:
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Post by The Punisher » Fri Jul 18, 2008 12:42 am

Congrats Dodger and welcome to the madhouse! :slsa:
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Post by Asap » Fri Jul 18, 2008 8:31 am

The Punisher wrote:Congrats Dodger and welcome to the madhouse! :slsa:
Didn't know you were at our place punisher, dodger coming too eh ?. :slhat: :slhat:

If not, bet our madhouse o/s is MADDER than yours :slpe: :slpe: :slpe: :slpe:
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Post by The Punisher » Fri Jul 18, 2008 12:49 pm

Asap wrote:If not, bet our madhouse o/s is MADDER than yours :slpe: :slpe: :slpe: :slpe:
Oh your o/s is mad Asap, but ours is madder than a mad thing with mad things hanging off it! :slbli: :slsix: :slsa:

In fact, if you had a bag full of mad things, our o/s would be th maddest thing you pulled out! :slcup:
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Post by slabber » Fri Jul 18, 2008 1:52 pm

The Punisher wrote:
Asap wrote:If not, bet our madhouse o/s is MADDER than yours :slpe: :slpe: :slpe: :slpe:
Oh your o/s is mad Asap, but ours is madder than a mad thing with mad things hanging off it! :slbli: :slsix: :slsa:

In fact, if you had a bag full of mad things, our o/s would be th maddest thing you pulled out! :slcup:
Ah, but you both lose because your O/S doesn't have a resident slabber!! :slsix:

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