Employment!

I have good news and bad news. The good news is that starting on Monday, I will be working full-time at Globaltextware, a software localisation company in Groningen. What this means is that I’ll be resolving my financial problems, and, even better, I will be resolving them doing intellectually stimulating work, within my degree, in …

Testing progress report, because I know everyone will be asking

The test at the localisation company went reasonably well, though I didn’t finish the work and will have to wrap it up on Monday afternoon. Then my hopefully-future-boss and I will evaluate and I’ll hear about it soon. Quick points: – The anxiety faded quickly once I had a good idea of what to do …

Taking some time off from Rogues of Clwyd-Rhan

I’m taking the rest of the month of August off from Rogues of Clwyd-Rhan. Three reasons: While the quality of the last month’s updates was all right, I was finding it harder and harder to make them even at the reduced schedule. I wasn’t having as much fun with it and I was getting more …

Bizarre testing experience

Racing heart, hyperventilation and the screaming heebie-jeebies – and that was just the practice run! The hunt for temporary employment is on. On Calvin Bexfield’s advice, I applied with a temp agency serving the call center industry. The original plan was to get into phone support for the revenue service, because despite my limited expertise …