Patience Is A Virtue

Posted on December 16, 2006

My husband finally got a job, after three and 1/2 months of looking. And the funny thing is, this job just fell on his lap. A small, but growing company from Massachusetts found his job resume on Monster.com and immediately contacted him for an interview. He called them back and scheduled the interview for November 22nd.

The interview went exceptionally well and they asked him to come back on Monday for a second interview and meet the boss. So November 27th, we drove back there for his second interview. I waited in the car for him, for what seemed like forever and a day. When he came out, he was smiling and I knew it was good. They loved him and told him he could start the following week! It was a miracle that came at the perfect time.

His first day of work was December 2nd. He is the Applications Engineer at his company and he shares an office with a man from India. His office has a view, he has his own phone line, company laptop, company cell phone, and his own business cards. And the best part is, he’s making 15K more per year than he expected to.

The only current downfall is, he has a 4 hour commute everyday. We are living in New Hampshire and his job is outside of Boston. We are now considering moving farther south in NH or moving to Massachusetts. Neither if us like MA laws or politics though, so it’s a difficult decision to make. We will know in time, what to do…

There are currently only 5 other people in the company, but when the company gets bigger, he’ll be at the top. It’s a wonderful opportunity and we both feel so blessed. He never imagined he’d get a job like this straight out of college. It goes to show that good things come to those who wait. Patience truly is a virtue.

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4 Comments

  1. Alicat says...

    congratulations!!! That is so great!

    I know how unsettling it is when your husband is out there,
    trying to find a good job.

    And I know what it feels like when he finally finds something
    AWESOME — it is so exciting!!!

    I am really happy that he found such a great job. That is
    great news. :)

    Good luck on deciding if you want to move! That is an awfully
    long commute..



  2. wolfbaby says...

    :whistle: wow that is so great!! Congradulations;) but ouch that is one heck of a drive…. Glad to see things are going well for ya’ll… By the way I have a question for you, when ever you get a chance e-mail me I want to ask your price ranges for desining web sites… I’ll tell ya more later… Congrats again and hugs :happy:



  3. Pattie says...

    Congrats to your hubby! Wow, that is a wonderful opportunity. You are right, patience is a virtue.
    So happy to hear good things are coming your way. You both deserve it. But, hey, that commute
    is a little long…gee….Southern NH is very beautiful. I love the Portsmouth/
    Hampton area. Anyway, glad to see you blogging. I miss hearing what is going on
    in your life! :)



  4. Cindi says...

    :w00t: Woohoo! I am so happy for both of you. God has funny ways of MAKING us wait on Him, doesn’t He? All the best to you both. Love you! :heart:






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