A lot has happened since I wrote my last career rumination.
Earlier, I had interviewed with Fisher Communications‘ Fisher Interactive Network division, for a position of Director – Web Development. I was interested in the job, and the corporate gears appeared to be turning in my direction, but no offer had yet come forth. I was also talking with other parties in varying degrees of gravity.
After my last post, I reflected on how my thinking had changed in the past two months. And how rather than dallying with a job search, I ought to push the throttles forward all the way. So I changed my full-time employment search from word-of-mouth and casual discussions, to on-line resume listings and teeing up my resume with headhunters.
Well. My keys had barely left the keyboard when Fisher Interactive Network made me a generous offer, which I quickly accepted. So after pushing the throttles forward, I yanked them back. (To do the metaphor justice, I did more than that — I completely shut down the recruitment engine. Mere hours after contacting the headhunters, I contacted them again to take myself off the market.) I’ll be working at FIN starting on April 7, reporting to Nancy Bruner, VP & GM of Fisher Interactive Network.
This feels like a good resolution to my recent career musing, and I expect this to be a fun job. I’ll report interesting tidbits here when I’m able to.
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Good luck with that. I stumbled upon your blog because I was searching for the details of at-will employment laws in Washington state. I was surprised after reading the article that you also did Python and Django. Yes. They rock. Anyway, good luck with the work.
Thank you, Asim!
I knew you would parlay your way into an exciting opportunity like this one.
Best of luck!
@Fellow Alum: Hmm… A mystery fellow alumnus, eh? 🙂 Thanks for the good wishes!