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I got a call yesterday that I scored an interview for a helicopter dispatcher for the local hospital. My interview is next week. I think I'm very well qualified, because I've been a dispatcher for 15 years. I'm not going to tell them I'm pregnant. I'm sorry! If they don't choose me, I want to make sure that it's because they have someone more qualified. They are not allowed to ask me, and I certainly won't tell them. I'm chubby enough to hide the tummy.
Here's some of the pros and cons I'm wrestling with.
The job is 10 minutes from my house in comparison to 45 minutes I currently drive.
I will be able to deliver my baby closer to home, so family can come visit.
I would like to make some friends closer to home.
I love what I do.
My mom-in-law works there.
I would love to finally be off the switchboard.
I'm hoping it pays more.
If one of the kids get sick, I can pick them up much faster.
I love my current doctor.
I would be starting a new insurance with a new deductible.
How is the new job going to handle my maternity leave?
The job is a 12 hour day.
Would the new job be understanding of my doctor's appointments?
I feel bad for leaving my job when I'm nominated for Employee of the Year.
As you can see, there are a lot of things I'm mulling over. I was even considering canceling the interview, but gosh, I would hate to miss out on what could be an excellent opporturnity. Let me know your thoughts.
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I agree, I'd go to the interview & take it from there..... I guess like most things, there are pros & cons & you need to weigh up what they mean to *you* & your family... a pro that seems like a big deal to me, might not be as much of a big deal to you.. or a con that seems like a big deal to me, might not be so much for you...