Returning to the paid workforce, study or just going out for the night. Discuss issues related to leaving your baby with a carer here
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Post by Karen81 » Thu Jan 21, 2010 6:53 pm

Well kind of finally did it. I have a new job. 3 days a week, normal hours, 5 minutes from home. Compared to 5 days a week, long hours and nearly a 2 hour commute each way it's heaven.

Now all I have to do is resign from my current employer who I've been with for 10 years and who I am devastated to be leaving :( They're like family to me.

Good Luck to me!

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Post by milaha » Thu Jan 21, 2010 10:50 pm

That's great that you have a new job that is part time :D ! I work 3 days a week too, it is a nice balance.

Good luck with resigning - that sounds rough :(

I've been at my work nearly 10 years too, it would be really hard to leave - just focus on all the lovely time you'll be able to spend with your LO!

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Post by katw » Fri Jan 22, 2010 9:36 am


Good luck with the new job!
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Post by meme » Fri Jan 22, 2010 2:19 pm

good luck with it. I imagine it woudl be a sad day to leave an employer you havebeen with that long, but also lovely to have a job that suits you a bit more at the moment.

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Post by Sam21 » Fri Jan 22, 2010 6:26 pm

That's great news Karen! Congratulations. Five minutes from home sounds like heaven to me! I'm going back next Thursday and doing three days a week. I'm hoping it is a good balance.

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Post by mumtobeagain » Mon Jan 25, 2010 3:03 pm

Yay! Well done. Sounds like a tough decision - but it will pay dividends for your family.
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Post by Karen81 » Mon Jan 25, 2010 7:27 pm

Step 2 today - I resigned! It was very, very sad but they were extremely supportive. Looking forward to this next big and scary step in life.

GOOD LUCK Sam, let me know how you go :)

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Post by foggylog » Tue Jan 26, 2010 8:30 am

Glad that your last employer was supportive and understanding of your need to leave.

good luck in your new job :D

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Post by snowie » Tue Jan 26, 2010 5:10 pm

Good luck in your new job! I hope the new hours are a little easier on you and your family.
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