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Starting new job

Discussion in 'Employment & Jobs' started by Sco0t, Jul 25, 2009.

  1. Sco0t

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    Last week in my old job just now. Finish up on thursday and thats me till the 10th of August whiich is when I start my new job, the role is Computer Operations and works with a team of about 4 or 5 with a Bank - so should be fun looking foward to it. This sites helped me with tips and hints that helped me secure the job :D so thanks everyone!
     
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  2. jk2447

    jk2447 Petabyte Poster Moderator

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    Well done, when you say computer operations, do you mean Mainframe ops working shifts?
     
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  3. wagnerk
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    Congrats on the new job :)

    -ken
     
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    Congratulations :D
     
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    Congrats!
     
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  6. Sco0t

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    Yeah exactly, shifts that should be fun!
     
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  7. jk2447

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    Did that job when I first started in IT. Loved it. MVS, zOS, JCL, JES2, OPC your gonna love it all. And you get to play with super computers! Everyone I know who started in Ops went on to great things, well done :D
     
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  8. Sco0t

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    Hah, yeah sounds fun - really looking foward to it. If I'm ever stuck jk2447, you'll be my man! What was yourr shifts like when you done this jk2447? I will keep you all updated on this when I start and let you know how I'm getting on.
     
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  9. leosdelsol

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    well done mate :)
    did you get this through cali?
     
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  10. Sco0t

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    Yeah well I met the employer at a job day thing at Cali and had a lot of calls and interviews to get it, but found out about it at Cali.
     
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  11. jk2447

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    The shifts are hard at first but you soon get used to them . . . . .and the shift allowance! You will LOVE it mate, great job, well done. Everyone does well after being an Op :twisted:
     
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    well done buddy :D
    im hoping for similar success myself at cali this year
     
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  13. Sco0t

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    Hah, yeah the shift allowance is good. Got told about that, one of the best parts 8)

    Oh and forgot to ask jk2447, since you've done this. What is the progression you made from this role, like what did you do after you done this?
     
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