Had a job interview today.

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  1. rattrap007

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    Just got done with a job interview. I think it went well. It is similar to what I do now, but much better. I work in inventory at Walmart and interviewed with a regional gas station chain for an inventory clerk. I'd be making over $3 more an hour for much the same job. It would be 4 days a week, but longer hours. Plus there may be travel, but you ride in a company car and they pay for lodging and $25 for expenses. If it takes 4 hours to get to a store I'm still getting paid for those 4 hours of riding in a car. Nice. God I hope I get it. Be nice to get more money. Plus the interviewer talked about how easy it is to advance there. He's worked 3 years and moved up at twice. I'll know back on Tuesday if they I got the offer. Then it is a drug test and move on from there.


    UPDATE: got a call back. They went with someone else.
     
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  2. Gort

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    Good luck! It's always better to work somewhere that has advancement opportunities.
     
  3. eltonlin98

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    Best of luck, man!
     
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    I wish you the best of luck.
     
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    That's pretty cool to have a job that you get paid for while you're driving to work.

    nice.

    4 hours though...holy crap.
     
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    Good luck man.
     
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    Hope you get it!!
     
  9. rattrap007

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    Thanks all.

    No the job involves travel. Basically it is doing inventory counting for a chain of Gas Station/Convenience stores. I'd go to a local store, meet up with a large group, and the supervisor would drive a company car to the locations. Every other week or so involves travel and staying in a hotel (they pay for the room and get $25 allowance for food a day). I get paid to ride in the car while we travel between stores. It is considered being on the clock. So yeah if we travel 3-4 hours away, I get paid for those 3-4 hours of riding in the car. If it is a 15 minute drive across town, I'm getting paid for those 15 minutes.

    The pay isn't super fantastic ($12.30/hr), but is still $3 more than I make now. Plus room for advancement. Hell if I work hard in a few years I could be the supervisor who is driving coworkers from place to place.
     
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    Sounds like a good gig :) 
     
  11. Murasame

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    Good luck! :) 

    drug test sounds nice! "Those are good!" :D 
     
  12. rattrap007

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    Well FML, i just got the call back and the job was offered to someone else. They are going to keep my application on file though.
     
  13. Autovolt 127

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    Well at least they have your application on file.

    It's something.
     
  14. rattrap007

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    I see that more as a "Well we decided not to hire you, but we are going to be polite and make you hope that you can still get a job with us someday."
     
  15. T-Logicon

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    May primus smile on your employment endeavors.
     
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    get that gas station chain money!

    edit: saw the update, aww :( 

    fuck em, man, walmart4life!
     
  18. TheDemonDzko

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    Best of luck. Let us know how it goes!
     
  19. rattrap007

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    I already did. People are not noticing the date of the first post apparently or the update...
     
  20. Boulder

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    Bummer. Better luck next time.