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I had talked about interviewing with Gensler a few weeks ago, and after 3 rounds of interviewing, THEY OFFERED ME THE POSITION!!  :D

I'm really exited, it looks like a fantastic place to work, and it is getting me OUT of the law firm / private practice industry. I've wanted to go in-house as long as I can remember, so this may make me want to be a lawyer again!

Whoo hoo! Also, it is a real company with a real PTO structure so I can actually plan trips. So maybe I can do PG AND HOTB this year :)


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Whee!  Congratulations !

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Glad you've found something worthy of your time.  Congrats!
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Congrats!!  I hope it's better than it sounds.
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Cool.   :)  Rock on.
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Wahoo!!! Congrats!!!

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Cool!  Congrats.

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Great way to begin the New Year! Congratulations!

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Thank you everyone!! You can imagine how NOT productive I've been today.

So for a little more detail - I will be drafting / reviewing / negotiating project contracts for their southwest region, which includes CO, NV, AZ, and CA. I also get to do training for their project managers so everyone understands the contracts and is consistent, so that means short trips to all of those locations to conduct the training. I love teaching, so that is really exciting, and it means even though I won't be going to court, I'll still get out of the office once in a while.


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That does sound like a good job. :)  Congrats!

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Nicely done.   :)

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good girl yourself. :cool:
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Congratulations!  I hope it goes well.
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Come visit the Houston office

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A new job for the new year! Sounds perfect! Way to make it happen, YG!
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I probably will! It sounds like they don't have anyone doing much training at all, so I'll probably end up there too!

Thank you, Chuck, and thank you everyone for the congrats!


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Good Luck with the new job. It sounds like it is your dream job come true.
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Sounds liked you've worked yourself out of the trap you were in before. Fantastic news.
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Yep!

Now I just have to figure out how to give notice. I have about even numbers of votes (from my poll of HR people, husband, my best friend who is a librarian, and a few gov. workers) for notice via e-mail versus in person.

I normally go in-person, but in this (very toxic) circumstance, I imagine notice is going to be met with either a) yelling or b) telling me how unqualified I am or c) guilting me for leaving.

If I do it by email, say, when they are both out of the office "This was just finalized and I wanted to let you know asap" type of thing, then they will leave me alone.

I have another day to ponder, I have to wait for my HR package and they're off today.


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Now I just have to figure out how to give notice. I have about even numbers of votes (from my poll of HR people, husband, my best friend who is a librarian, and a few gov. workers) for notice via e-mail versus in person.

I normally go in-person, but in this (very toxic) circumstance, I imagine notice is going to be met with either a) yelling or b) telling me how unqualified I am or c) guilting me for leaving.

Heck, if it's that bad, then go in person, prepared to enjoy all the histrionics, laughing inside (maybe outside).  And have a recorder in your pocket.  

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True Jim, true. I have another week to think about it. My regional / corporate execs would like me to come in to negotiate / accept the offer in person on the 28th.

I'm now irrationally afraid it is going to evaporate because the job is just that exciting for me. I'm sure it's fine, my logical brain says it's fine (and HR confirmed we're good as long as I accept the offer) but my fear of deals falling through and being trapped in this place are making me crazy.

Only 3.5 work days until I know for sure!


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Yes, that is great newsJ!  Congrats!!

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