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C_Wachten
Answer:From experience, it takes at least 8 months to feel remotely comfortable with a new job or role. You're brand new and haven't experienced this before...
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jklbus
Answer:After being unemployed for 18 months, I'd had enough. I figured that since I couldn't find a job, I'd create one. I started a small business of one...
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dave_dunnit
Answer:You know i am in ur shoes now....i live in NC also...my parents live in Southern Cali also...i moved out her in 2003 after i lost my job durning the...
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Romy71079
Answer:Hi guys, I got a new job!!!! Yeah, I made it :-D 2010 is my year of change...we bought a new home, I was told today that I got this new job I did the...
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Gromer
Answer:WHY NOT,GET IT OUT AND GO ON.SOME DAYS YOU JUST WAKE UP WANTING TO CRY.COULD BE ANYTHING,DEPRESSION,HORMONES WHATEVER.IF IT HAPPENS IT HAPPENS.YOUR...
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carolineshannon
Answer:I agree with LauraLee311 -- there are so many factors to consider. Living in an apartment and not having kids are two huge variables that can make relocating...
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jklbus
Answer:One practice I've used it to carry a notebook. Writing down every committment, idea, to-do item, etc. Before leaving I review for action items, which...
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