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Old Sep 17th 2012, 9:23 am
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Two weeks leave until I start my new job.

Leave work today and have nothing to do (except buy a new sim card...)

Suggestions welcome.

(Nothing expensive though, I'm not getting paid)
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Old Sep 17th 2012, 9:25 am
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New job? Did I miss something?
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Old Sep 17th 2012, 9:28 am
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Default Re: What the **** am I going to do?

Originally Posted by Scamp View Post
Two weeks leave until I start my new job.

Leave work today and have nothing to do (except buy a new sim card...)

Suggestions welcome.

(Nothing expensive though, I'm not getting paid)
Where you off?

You can design a drinking plan for Dubai working around happy hours?
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Old Sep 17th 2012, 9:28 am
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New job? Did I miss something?
Kept it quiet didn't I.

Psychopathic, pathological liar for a boss + a Scamp that doesn't feel the need to take shit off the aforementioned + random call from new company with a job that sounds much more interesting and rewarding + slight pay rise + signing on bonus = No Contest.

Getting zero notice pay sucks but options were to work full 4 weeks notice doing data entry / tea making and get no commission OR leave immediately this arvo and get all commission owed and no working notice.

Commission is over double my salary so it's an added no contest.
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Kept it quiet didn't I.

Psychopathic, pathological liar for a boss + a Scamp that doesn't feel the need to take shit off the aforementioned + random call from new company with a job that sounds much more interesting and rewarding + slight pay rise + signing on bonus = No Contest.

Getting zero notice pay sucks but options were to work full 4 weeks notice doing data entry / tea making and get no commission OR leave immediately this arvo and get all commission owed and no working notice.

Commission is over double my salary so it's an added no contest.

Congrats. Or will you still be a recruitment consultant and a continued target of mockery around here?


Good luck x
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Default Re: What the **** am I going to do?

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Kept it quiet didn't I.

Psychopathic, pathological liar for a boss + a Scamp that doesn't feel the need to take shit off the aforementioned + random call from new company with a job that sounds much more interesting and rewarding + slight pay rise + signing on bonus = No Contest.

Getting zero notice pay sucks but options were to work full 4 weeks notice doing data entry / tea making and get no commission OR leave immediately this arvo and get all commission owed and no working notice.

Commission is over double my salary so it's an added no contest.
Told you he was a grade A wanker...

Good luck mate
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If it were slightly later in the year I'd go on a road-trip through Oman, down to Salalah and back. Might even be OK to do it now as temps are generally a lot lower on the east coast.

Or turn up at DXB with a budget in mind and jump on the first standby ticket to somewhere exotic.
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Congrats. Or will you still be a recruitment consultant and a continued target of mockery around here?


Good luck x
Hahaha, still the same but slightly more revered and working solely for one client. Much more interesting.

Thank you though

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Told you he was a grade A wanker...

Good luck mate
First part true. Second part; cheers.

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If it were slightly later in the year I'd go on a road-trip through Oman, down to Salalah and back. Might even be OK to do it now as temps are generally a lot lower on the east coast.

Or turn up at DXB with a budget in mind and jump on the first standby ticket to somewhere exotic.
Not a bad shout at all, but I think I'm going to focus on the driving range. My mrs hammers me round 18 holes so I've got some time to get better and challenge her.
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My mrs hammers me round 18 holes so I've got some time to get better and challenge her.
You lose to a WOMAN at Golf?
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You lose to a WOMAN at Golf?
Both are playing golf, there are no winners in that story.

Edit to say flights to Sharm El Sheikh are cheap now, a relaxing week on the Red Sea could work?
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Suggestions welcome.
You could find me a new job if you like? Might even be a pint or two into for you.
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Old Sep 17th 2012, 10:04 am
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You lose to a WOMAN at Golf?
She's played for 15 years. Handicap is 12.

I've played for 12 months. Handicap is 'severe'.
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Both are playing golf, there are no winners in that story.

Edit to say flights to Sharm El Sheikh are cheap now, a relaxing week on the Red Sea could work?
Yeah, but going alone because the Mrs is a teacher so it loses appeal. I think I'll just treat myself to an overnight trip to Oman for the Japan v Oman world cup qualifier in November.

Is it true there is a Rock Bottoms - Muscat?

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You could find me a new job if you like? Might even be a pint or two into for you.
Gimme a break. Two weeks off doing that.

Unless you're good?
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I think I'll just treat myself to an overnight trip to Oman for the Japan v Oman world cup qualifier in November.
That's a cracking idea.


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Unless you're good?
When you ask people this question how often is the reply in the negative?
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Old Sep 17th 2012, 10:18 am
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That's a cracking idea.




When you ask people this question how often is the reply in the negative?
Never. Surprisingly.

I especially like it when you ask people why they have had 5 jobs in 5 years and how they think that looks to a new employer....
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Is it true there is a Rock Bottoms - Muscat?
yep, and a half decent nightclub in the Intercontinental where I once fell asleep....
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