I’ve been working at the same company for 5 years and it’s my first professional job since I started my internship there. I knew it was time to start looking for a better opportunity since I’m not into the commercial real estate industry as a marketing specialist and that’s not my dream job. As much as I was comfortable where I am and love my job, I needed to move on.
I came across this job posting for a graphic/web designer for a marketing company that’s 10 minutes away from home. This is a huge thing since my commute is 1 hour each way with traffic. So working 10 minutes away from home is a dream! I applied and got an interview scheduled. I was so freaking nervous! The last time I had an interview was 5 years ago obviously.
I did research on their company since I wanted to make myself stand out. So I went to Paradise Bakery to get a cookie cake made. I asked them to have the cookie read, “Steph + Brickyard = AWESOME” with their colors- orange & black. It turned out great!
My interview went well and they loved the cookie cake! I got a job offer immediately the next day. I was sooo excited that I went straight to my parents’ house to tell them the news instead of going home. I was so nervous at the same time because I had to make a tough decision- to stay where I am or go for this new opportunity. I didn’t want to disappoint my team at work and my boss too but I knew it was the right thing to do.
So I got a job at Brickyard!!! I haven’t met everyone yet but so far everyone is so nice and friendly! My first day at Brickyard is on Monday the 15th and my last day is tomorrow. I hope I don’t get too emotional. It’s going to be weird walking out and not saying “see you tomorrow” to my team.
On to the next chapter of my life and looking forward to it.