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After liberating myself from every “short-term projects” I find myself briefly* unemployed. Yes, it's true; life is like that for me each time.   I have asked myself:   Where I'll go from here, I dunno :).

What else do I asked? money falls out from the sky after I spent my last paycheck? :) And wait for a laptop gives away? :).   There were so many unwanted vacations so many times.   I liked to go to a real wanted vacations if I have a full time job :)

Are normally jobs this suck anywhere? There are some good people there right? But sadly none of them are in charge?  And yes, there really are evil people in this world?

If you are a Microsoft Certified Database Administrator or Microsoft certified something...  I strongly urge you to run to the opposite direction or be humble as much as humanly possible.   When people interview a MCPs; MVPs…etc, then deny you all opportunities to maintain that status? (“You are little too weak for MCDBA...etc“.  Earn a Microsoft Certification aren't that cheap.  Cost me over $15,000 for Microsoft Training Courses, not included my times and energies).

I am doing the exact same answer the same questions: over and over and expecting a different outcome."  Each time I go for interview. 

I'm pretty sure hanging in there and expecting things to somehow improve would fit that definition.   I like to get me a long term project or better than that  a full time job so I can growth in skills and experiences; howerver; each companies I had been to recently, after I got a hang of my job, I have to leave, because one person of the team didn't like me such as (I ignored his lectures) then I out of job the next day.   

I reused ASP.NET Report in Visual Soursafe(That way we store code in there).   My Director gave me all access rights to Visual Soursafe, this way I can be self learning.  But when my director was on Vacation, the Senior Programmer.  first She deleted all folders that I created for each applications from VisualSourSafe.  Took all my rights away.   I was very sad when saw she gave the new programmer; who has 11 years experiences; all the development tools, but me.  (I like the new programmer a lot) 

I knew,  I won't last there after I told her I was upset with my local server without development tools. my days in the job  was a number and besides I don't speak Spanish like the new person.   Sure enough, when my boss was back to work you should know the rest.



Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2006 7:09 AM | Back to top

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Hang tough! Good thing are coming...
Left by John Nguyen on Jun 18, 2006 12:34 PM

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Don't get discourage by it! keep trying. You will get good news soon. I was there...
Left by Mike London on Jun 26, 2006 7:22 PM

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Don't give up because little insult from people. This professions are very tough in competing. People don't want to loose money to anothers if they can hold on...
Left by Kitty Power on Jun 26, 2006 7:24 PM

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Keep hungin tough...your bad time will be over, no one has to go through these so many times. Keep your chin up geekette Mai!
Left by Ken Farmer on Jun 26, 2006 7:26 PM

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Hey geekette mai,
Hoped you have a great day today! How is job hungting going?
Left by malinda Stu on Jun 29, 2006 6:46 PM

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