Well it's been a pretty awesome week.
If anyone read my 'ME' post 5 days ago http://twinklespinalot.blogspot.co.uk/2018/01/me_24.html they will know that I was pretty fired-up and ready to ruffle a few feathers. The short answer to a long story is the day following that particular post and interview
23 years without having had so much as an interview with a potato and bang, I nail it on the first run. Not only that, I will be working locally in the aviation service industry which has always been of interest to me. This is of course hugely exciting considering I have been working away managing an office, punching numbers on a screen and facing a slanting roof for 17 of those years, peppered with craning my neck out of a skylight to see whether the sun had come out and occasionally feeling like leaping out the 3rd floor. Prior to that, 6 of those years in an even smaller room managing that business and running a household whilst everyone else appeared to live it up around me.
I came away from that interview on cloud 9, stratospheric and with renewed wings. The feedback alone that day was exceptional before I had even been accepted. My first impressions were "What a great company this seems to be".
So my induction starts soon, my new job needs all the usual security passes which takes time and my goodness I am finally going to work in an environment that I have interest in.
I'll leave you with this link to some funny interviews, I actually read these the morning of my interview to ease any tension I was feeling and get things into perspective a bit
That day the wind was howling, the rain was sideways, my freshly straightened hair was squashed under a woolly hat, my shoes got wet and I lost a button on my suit. It didn't matter, nothing mattered except I had survived an interview after relatively little preparation, in a group at that.
Nana Twinkle has the wind in her sails
and fairy dust is optional