Pins and Needles


I’m sitting on pins and needles!
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This past Monday, I went to my second interview for a job I really want. The President/CEO introduced himself to me and escorted me to a conference room, where three VP’s were waiting. It felt like High Noon and I was being delivered to the Hangman’s Noose:

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Nah, it wasn’t intimidating at all.
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The President asked, “Is this okay?”pins and needles
But, whatever.

One hour was slotted for me to field several questions and as I answered each of them with confidence, I noticed my mouth becoming extremely dry, making it next to impossible to speak.
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On a scale of 1-to-Sahara, I was pacing myself near Sahara + Mojave. It wasn’t fun and all I could think about was WATER!
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I’m sure it was a side-effect of nervousness, even though I think I appeared calm, cool, and collected on the outside. I hope I did anyway.
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Afterward, I was told that I would hear something in the next 5 days.
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Well, today is day 5 and to be honest, I have a gut feeling that I did NOT get the job, even though during my very first interview, the VP said I was his top choice. Why don’t I think I got the job, you ask? Women’s intuition.
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We’re usually right about these things, but it won’t change the gut-wrenching impact that will be felt when the news is  delivered. I will be like:
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I only hope I’m wrong, because it would be nice to hear:
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Followed by, “You got the job.” We’ll see. I think it’s just wishful thinking on my part.

In the meantime, I hope everyone has a great Friday!
GK Adams

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  • Shirley Maya Tan

    Here’s hoping and praying for the best for you :) Hugs x

    • GKAdams

      Appreciate it, Shirley!

  • Andi-Roo


    • GKAdams

      Thanks, Andi-Rooooooooooo!

  • Keith DuBarry

    I hope everything goes well for you! My fingers are crossed!

    • GKAdams

      Thanks, Keith!

  • Phil Holtberg

    Keep fingers crossed. Also, there is nothing wrong with sending a quick follow up email to inquire about the position and the decision. It will make you look proactive and that you want the job.

    • GKAdams

      Sent them a note on Friday afternoon.

  • Paula @ Vintage Kitchen

    Then I hope you´re gut feeling is very wrong this time

    • GKAdams

      I agree!

  • Frugal Foodie in WV

    I hate waiting for phone calls about jobs, that’s the worst! I hope that your gut is wrong and that you got the job :) I also agree that sending an email or a phone call would be a good idea. When I helped with hiring they would often wait to see who followed up after the interviews, it was part of the factors determining who would be hired. I would drop them a quick note!

    • GKAdams

      Sent the email Friday afternoon. We’ll see.

  • Emelie Samuelson

    Oh, I so hope you get it!!

    • GKAdams

      Me too, but it’s not looking good.

  • William Kendall

    I hope it works out!
    That is the fakest smile I’ve ever seen in #2, but what can we expect from models?

    • GKAdams

      Thanks, William.

  • Cyndi

    Perfect .gif commentary for how you feel. Man…okay, intuition does play a role here, but call like 10 people on the phone and have them all send “the vibe” to the VP and sway his subconscious mind. LOL OMG…those job interviews…I UNDERSTAND. Oh…can’t wait to hear.

    Maybe it was 5 business days from the actual date. So, you know…it could be Monday. Maybe?

    • GKAdams

      I firmly believe in intuition. It seems that when my gut tells me something, I’m always right in what I’m feeling.

  • Tammy

    Sending good vibes your way. Waiting is the worst. I hope you get it.

    • GKAdams

      You’re right…waiting is the worst. I hate not knowing.

  • Lucy Pireel

    Did you hear anything yet? It is more than a month ago. Did you get that frekking job!