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    Yeah nevermind, they literally just called me.
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    talk about needy

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steph View Post
    Yeah nevermind, they literally just called me.
    "Holy shit, I ask you to stop being autistic and you debate what autistic is." - spasm
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    WTF I hate white people now...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nordstern View Post
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    Yeah nevermind, they literally just called me.
    Oh, sorry.

    I've been formally given and have accepted an offer of employment. Orientation is tomorrow. Company seems pretty cool.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steph View Post
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    Yeah nevermind, they literally just called me.
    Oh, sorry.

    I've been formally given and have accepted an offer of employment. Orientation is tomorrow. Company seems pretty cool.
    Neat, whatcha doin?

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    gigolo

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    Quote Originally Posted by Duckslayer View Post
    I should be home.now but I keep stopping to post. I'm in need of a mega poo. so much so that I'm tempted to leave slurry across one of these gardens and deal with the wiping later. gonna toss a coin

    phoneposting

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    It's important to have a job that makes a difference, boys. That's why I manually masturbate caged animals for artificial insemination.

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    Steph is clearly a banana straightener by trade


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    Yes.
    You should.
    If he had anything on you at all he would, having it formal before he does anything helps establish context for bullying complaints too, should he try later.
    Definitely. But a note on that complaint: rather than a laundry list of problems with him, limit it to your single best point - telling you he would fire you for referring people to their union rep. Because that is open and shut.
    So yeah, he asked me for a post meeting like thursday, saying he just came out of hard breakup (hum hum after 4 day), but whatever, really sorry he had to vent on me. Told him I deposit a ticket at the Union, because I was tired of being treated like the shitbag like he treats me. Automatically went back to aggro mode:"You do know you'll be in the shit for it" I was so tempted to answer back something like "Yop but I'm bringing you down with me", but I knew everything I said could be held back, so I just played it smooth.

    And yeah basically the mail I sent the Union guy was asking, "he told me I could get consequence for being a negative person to his new project and trying to rally our guys(the team I'm part of) behing you(the union). Have you heard any consequence I could get?". Also we had a few meeting with our rep and in most case it was me coordonating them... so I'm pretty sure he just had a guess I was the one and try to nail me before it got out of hand....

    Our Union rep was off this week, so I get news this week.

    PS I'm working in a 20k+ compagny that has a BIG UNION which is really strong (in most case, the unions(cause we have 5...) are stronger than the leadership of the compagny), so yeah knowing how to talk the union lingo is new to me, but I think I'll manage.

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    So I got a support engineer position open in my support team. Central London, up to 40k, run the support team here and manage some of the SaaS stuff we do too (if you can heh). Has a 24/7 phone that comes with it, it's a support gig but not one where you just follow some checklist. Deffo want people who can solve problems through investigation and such (it's a mix between product and sysadmin issues that need debugging). PM me if anyone's interested, relocations are technically not out of scope but you better be damn good for us to fork out for that.

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    Only 40k? Can't even afford macaroons on that!

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    40k is comfortable in London if you dont have kids.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lallante View Post
    40k is comfortable in London if you dont have kids.
    If you only want to pay rent and eat, sure, maybe. It's completely shit otherwise. At 1200£ for a bed in a cupboard, accommodations are shit too. Now factor in commuting and the general cost of living in the City and it's a deal that's very much at the limit.


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    Yeah, i wouldn't work in Central London for £40k, balls to that. The commute to have an money left is going to be pretty shit.

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    40k in London for the privilege of being on call 24/7?

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    I bet that's a subreddit.

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    It is absurd that we are capable of witnessing a 40,000 year old system of gender oppression begin to dissolve before our eyes yet still see the abolition of a 200 year old economic system as an unrealistic utopia.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lallante View Post
    40k is comfortable in London if you want to live in a dog box studio apartment with paper thin walls, with neighbours consisting entirely of executive short stay apartment wankers and you dont want to own a car

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    I should be home.now but I keep stopping to post. I'm in need of a mega poo. so much so that I'm tempted to leave slurry across one of these gardens and deal with the wiping later. gonna toss a coin

    phoneposting

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