Anyone that has had a conversation with me over the past couple of months knows that I have been looking to do something else career wise. I have been doing a lot of soul searching, praying, and talking to my wife but I could just not seem to make up my mind what I wanted to do.
I have been at the local paper here in Charlotte for over 2 years working in the Advertising Department. I am in charge of all legal classifieds, weddings and celebrations, worship directory, backing up obituaries and classified call center for not only Charlotte but multiple surrounding papers also. I love what I do. I am really good at managing so much on my plate at one time and I never miss a deadline, however I was getting burned out and I did not know how much longer I could keep going.
An opportunity crossed my path recently and I had give it a try. The magazine staff was looking for a new account and layout coordinator. I had no real expectations but decided to throw my name in the hat to see what would happened. Soon my name spread like wildfire on the 11th floor and everyone was super excited for me so naturally, I got excited also.
Two weeks later I was called in for an interview. The manger made me feel comfortable like I was talking to a friend. I explained to her why I was looking for a change and I left thinking it went very well.
Monday I was called in and… I GOT THE JOB!
So now I will be moving into a new role at paper working with the amazing magazine staff. I am so excited to start and look forward to what the future holds for me and my little family.