So, anybody ready to quit their jobs yet?

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Re: So, anybody ready to quit their jobs yet?

Postby sbalive » Mon Jul 13, 2009 11:54 am

I just let everyone know I won't be around in the Fall. At this point, they all expect it.

Bittersweet. I had 2 dream careers growing up, and this was one of them... Now, I'm off to pursue the other one!

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Re: So, anybody ready to quit their jobs yet?

Postby FlightoftheEarls » Mon Jul 13, 2009 12:01 pm

2 weeks left. July 24th. So close, yet so far.

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Other25BeforeYou
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Re: So, anybody ready to quit their jobs yet?

Postby Other25BeforeYou » Mon Jul 13, 2009 12:06 pm

This is my last official week.

I have tons and tons of work to do, and yet so far today I have been completely incapable of productivity. My brain has moved on.

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ElmGrant
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Re: So, anybody ready to quit their jobs yet?

Postby ElmGrant » Mon Jul 13, 2009 12:18 pm

I let my firm know I'd be leaving at the end of August this morning.

Another 4 weeks and I'm done.

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Re: So, anybody ready to quit their jobs yet?

Postby hoffb86 » Mon Jul 13, 2009 12:25 pm

18 days, 5 hours, 4 minutes and 56 seconds until Friday, July 31, 2009 at 5:30:01 PM (Washington DC time)

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Re: So, anybody ready to quit their jobs yet?

Postby Leeroy Jenkins » Mon Jul 13, 2009 12:35 pm

hoffb86 wrote:18 days, 5 hours, 4 minutes and 56 seconds until Friday, July 31, 2009 at 5:30:01 PM (Washington DC time)

No, that's EDT. The world doesn't revolve around this place.

And why are you including weekends? Do you work on weekends? :x

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Re: So, anybody ready to quit their jobs yet?

Postby hoffb86 » Mon Jul 13, 2009 12:36 pm

Lxw wrote:
hoffb86 wrote:18 days, 5 hours, 4 minutes and 56 seconds until Friday, July 31, 2009 at 5:30:01 PM (Washington DC time)

No, that's EDT. The world doesn't revolve around this place.

And why are you including weekends? Do you work on weekends? :x


I do work some weekends... that is just a countdown thing from online, it has to include the weekends....

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Re: So, anybody ready to quit their jobs yet?

Postby Leeroy Jenkins » Mon Jul 13, 2009 12:38 pm

hey hoff we're on the same counter :)

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Re: So, anybody ready to quit their jobs yet?

Postby emoticons777 » Mon Jul 13, 2009 12:39 pm

16 Days, 7 Hours, 21 Minutes - California Time . . . wait - Pacific Time. I'm finding a negative correlation between my billable hours and the time I have left.

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Chewbacca Defense
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Re: So, anybody ready to quit their jobs yet?

Postby Chewbacca Defense » Mon Jul 13, 2009 12:45 pm

I have about less then a month left and it's really quite amazing how my productivity curve is just dropping like a rollercoaster, but not at dramatically or else it would be too noticable, more like a boring rollarcoaster.

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Lily
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Re: So, anybody ready to quit their jobs yet?

Postby Lily » Mon Jul 13, 2009 1:00 pm

I'm trying to decide when to leave my job. School starts on August 24th, but there's a mandatory 4-day orientation the week prior. It would be nice to have more than a long weekend between leaving work and starting orientation/school, but I'm not sure if I can afford it.

I'm kind of freakin' out here, because I have been working and earning a steady paycheck for seven years. Not sure how my financial aid is going to pan out, but I am going to have to cut costs a lot.

I have a lot of projects on my plate right now, and I'm working thorugh with the bosses how we're going to handle this transition. bleh

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Re: So, anybody ready to quit their jobs yet?

Postby Law_Walker84 » Mon Jul 13, 2009 3:14 pm

hoffb86 wrote:18 days, 5 hours, 4 minutes and 56 seconds until Friday, July 31, 2009 at 5:30:01 PM (Washington DC time)



+1

July 31, 2009 at 5:00 PM :shock:
- 30 minutes

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Spaceman_Stiff
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Re: So, anybody ready to quit their jobs yet?

Postby Spaceman_Stiff » Mon Jul 13, 2009 3:16 pm

Last week!

:D

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Re: So, anybody ready to quit their jobs yet?

Postby Leeroy Jenkins » Mon Jul 13, 2009 3:18 pm

Peter0061 wrote:Last week!

i envy u so much

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hoffb86
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Re: So, anybody ready to quit their jobs yet?

Postby hoffb86 » Mon Jul 13, 2009 3:19 pm

Law_Walker84 wrote:
hoffb86 wrote:18 days, 5 hours, 4 minutes and 56 seconds until Friday, July 31, 2009 at 5:30:01 PM (Washington DC time)



+1

July 31, 2009 at 5:00 PM :shock:
- 30 minutes


Granted. I am at work now, and don't think I've done even an hour of billable work.... oops...

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General Tso
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Re: So, anybody ready to quit their jobs yet?

Postby General Tso » Mon Jul 13, 2009 3:21 pm

God yes

4 more weeks for me.

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Spaceman_Stiff
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Re: So, anybody ready to quit their jobs yet?

Postby Spaceman_Stiff » Mon Jul 13, 2009 3:22 pm

Lxw wrote:
Peter0061 wrote:Last week!

i envy u so much


If it is any consolation, I'm sure your job is both more fulfilling and better paying than mine.

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Re: So, anybody ready to quit their jobs yet?

Postby Leeroy Jenkins » Mon Jul 13, 2009 3:24 pm

Peter0061 wrote:If it is any consolation, I'm sure your job is both more fulfilling and better paying than mine.

doubtful on the first, possible on the second :|
edit: wait a minute don't you work for a staffing agency or something? how is finding people jobs not fulfilling

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Re: So, anybody ready to quit their jobs yet?

Postby Spaceman_Stiff » Mon Jul 13, 2009 3:27 pm

Lxw wrote:
Peter0061 wrote:If it is any consolation, I'm sure your job is both more fulfilling and better paying than mine.

doubtful on the first, possible on the second :|
edit: wait a minute don't you work for a staffing agency or something? how is finding people jobs not fulfilling


I think you would be shocked at how dirty working in legal recruiting is...

Finding people jobs is fulfilling, unfortunately, it is also a rare occurrence in this economy. The last few placements I've made have been : 2 partners with substantial billings and a CFO at a large law firm.

Also, attractive candidates are those that are already employed, so I more call people and try to get them to move than find people that are unemployed jobs.

Aren't you an engineer? Numbers are fulfilling, right?

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Re: So, anybody ready to quit their jobs yet?

Postby Leeroy Jenkins » Mon Jul 13, 2009 3:30 pm

I don't work as an engineer for one, and I don't really like math that much anymore.

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Spaceman_Stiff
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Re: So, anybody ready to quit their jobs yet?

Postby Spaceman_Stiff » Mon Jul 13, 2009 3:32 pm

Lxw wrote:I don't work as an engineer for one, and I don't really like math that much anymore.


Mind if I ask what your occupation is? I don't know why I had you filed away under that Rayiner group...

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Lily
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Re: So, anybody ready to quit their jobs yet?

Postby Lily » Tue Jul 14, 2009 12:28 pm

OK, I did it. I turned in a letter of resignation. This is really weird, as I have worked in this office for over six years. I am really going to miss it. Last actual day of work is August 7. Crazy.

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therickster182
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Re: So, anybody ready to quit their jobs yet?

Postby therickster182 » Tue Jul 14, 2009 12:33 pm

Gave my month's notice yesterday. Our company is on a hiring freeze, so my boss is kind of freaking out trying to determine how he is going to take over management of my team.

Kind of nervous about moving on, but confident that its the right thing to do.

Best of luck to everyone!

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Rocky Estoppel
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Re: So, anybody ready to quit their jobs yet?

Postby Rocky Estoppel » Tue Jul 14, 2009 2:03 pm

2 more weeks left...

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sapereaude2012
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Re: So, anybody ready to quit their jobs yet?

Postby sapereaude2012 » Tue Jul 14, 2009 2:25 pm

Tonight is my last night!!!




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