I had truly planned to keep my trap shut and not get my hopes up - you know, so I wouldn't jinx anything. But it turns out I am physically incapable of accomplishing either.
Plus, I need all your fingers crossed, good vibes, prayers, thoughts, etc. to be winging their way to North Carolina tomorrow around 1:00 pm (EST).
Hubby has a job interview tomorrow with a very good company. The HR person told him that he could expect the interview to take about two hours (!). We are figuring that is good news. We hope it means that Hubby is on the short list of interviewees. This company is known for how well they treat their employees. In fact, in a recent employee survey it was noted that 90% of the workers liked their co-workers (wow-how many of us can say that?) and that 94% of them felt that their job was (and by extension themselves as people) was important to the company. So we are thinking that this two hour process is more about getting to know Hubby and seeing if he's a good fit for the team as well as checking out his skill set.
I've got to tell you, this interview couldn't have come at a better time as I was getting really down about the job market, finances and the future, especially after just shelling out an obscene about of money for Man-Child's textbooks for the upcoming school year and the first month's tuition. And if I was getting down, I can only imagine what Hubby must be feeling.
I realize it's not in the bag - but I soooooo want it to be. I'm also hoping it doesn't them as long to make a decision as it did for them to schedule this interview. We submitted the resume at the end of July and just received the call on Monday!
Although, I'm trying not too - my hopes are raised. See? I told you I was physically incapable. But you see, there just hasn't been anything out there for Hubby in our area. At all. If I looked in Raleigh or Charlotte, I'd probably find more openings - but they are just too far away to commute, and it depresses me. So I just don't look.
And with any luck, soon I won't have to look at all anymore.
So the hell with jinxes - now you know - so start sending the good vibrations, please.