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Old 05-25-2009, 12:35 AM   #31
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If tuition is 9k then 8k is DEFINITELY much when it comes down to it for your M.S.

If you can get your clearance, better benefits, and enjoy what you're doing more go with that. If you're only going to be there awhile your 401k isn't going to be great anyways so you could always consider a different type of investment after figuring out what you put in/what you'll get back.
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Old 06-15-2009, 06:33 PM   #32
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Hey Daseal, what did you decide on ultimately?

On a related note, how's this for a dilemma? Senior level management opportunity. Great salary and benefits, tremendous responsibility and exposure...with the Philadelphia Eagles
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Old 06-15-2009, 08:01 PM   #33
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Well, it's still a bit muddy. I started the position I was familiar with today since the other one was still in the air. I figured they may be stringing me along. Then this afternoon I get an email saying they need one more approval and they hope they haven't lost me yet. I'll give you an update when I know what's going on myself.
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Hey Daseal, what did you decide on ultimately?

On a related note, how's this for a dilemma? Senior level management opportunity. Great salary and benefits, tremendous responsibility and exposure...with the Philadelphia Eagles
I probably identify with 31 teams moreso than the Eagles, but if that dilemma was offered to me, I'm taking it.
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Hey Daseal, what did you decide on ultimately?

On a related note, how's this for a dilemma? Senior level management opportunity. Great salary and benefits, tremendous responsibility and exposure...with the Philadelphia Eagles
SS, this has been offered to you? Feel free to PM.
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Old 06-15-2009, 11:14 PM   #36
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Well, it's still a bit muddy. I started the position I was familiar with today since the other one was still in the air. I figured they may be stringing me along. Then this afternoon I get an email saying they need one more approval and they hope they haven't lost me yet. I'll give you an update when I know what's going on myself.

You took a new position within your company and you're planning on leaving once this other offer is finally on the table?
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On a related note, how's this for a dilemma? Senior level management opportunity. Great salary and benefits, tremendous responsibility and exposure...with the Philadelphia Eagles
Ouch... I'd have to take it though. Hopefully it would be in a capacity that didn't directly translate to their on-the-field performance.
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Ouch... I'd have to take it though. Hopefully it would be in a capacity that didn't directly translate to their on-the-field performance.
It wouldn't. All off-field related.
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You took a new position within your company and you're planning on leaving once this other offer is finally on the table?
Kinda sadden. I had given up on the second position, and once I took the other position they started to show a lot more interest. Hard to say. I'll see what they have to offer, but I have a feeling the total compensation package will be too much for me to turn down, especially when instead of adding to my education debt it starts relieving it and a security clearance. I'll see what happened, but I've decided in this situation I must do what's best for me.
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Kinda sadden. I had given up on the second position, and once I took the other position they started to show a lot more interest.
Sounds like women...
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BTW, daseal I am interviewing as well. I have one coming up tomorrow with a small tech solutions company in the NOVA area. Hopefully it goes well.
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haha hoo!

Good luck man, hope it goes well! If you're back in this area we should catch a game in the fall, probably at a bar since my work schedule may very well suck =(
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Time to feel like an asshole! After about 4-5 weeks Im quitting the job I took. The other offer is far too good for me to pass up. It's better in absolutely every way.

Money, schedule, perks, insurance, career growth, etc.

I guess I'll tell my boss I got a better offer and put in my two weeks. We'll see how this goes.

Also, Smoot. What decision did you end up making?
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Time to feel like an ***! After about 4-5 weeks Im quitting the job I took. The other offer is far too good for me to pass up. It's better in absolutely every way.

Money, schedule, perks, insurance, career growth, etc.

I guess I'll tell my boss I got a better offer and put in my two weeks. We'll see how this goes.

Also, Smoot. What decision did you end up making?
Good luck Daseal

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