New Job!

I was going to hold off on announcing this, but I am very excited to say that I will be joining Blacknight as part of their Support team starting mid-September.

The past year and a half has been a roller-coaster for me. It took me a while to get a job in the first place with the Pet Shop and I am very grateful to my boss Jamie-Lee for everything that her and the rest of the staff has given me over the past year.

Starting with just some communication skills and a computer knowledge, I joined the Pet Shop as part of JobBridge and then became full time from March and now here I am, joining a company that is not part of the JobBridge or some Government scheme…not going back on the dole and not going back to local college.

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My confidence with customers has greatly improved, my social skills has increased, my customer service towards to customers and suppliers has been developed and I would not have got those skills without them. Thank you to Mary, Paul, Jamie-Lee and Brendan. It has been a huge honour working with you all :)

But now, as I am now going to be working at Blacknight, I will unfortunately have to leave Monaghan and move to Carlow which means that I will be moving out of the house and living away from my parents, which is very very weird to me…But I am 23, it’s time for me to grow up and move on with my life.

I am looking very forward to be joining the Blacknight team.

There is so much I want to say right now but my emotions are all over the place haha.

My day to Carlow

I don’t get out often but when I do, it’s never ever far. So today I went out of Monaghan today and took a trip to Carlow.

Never been before, but I certinely enjoyed it. Took a couple of photos from the beautiful park.

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Would I come back? Most definitely. A lot bigger than Monaghan and more populated. It would be a ‘breath of fresh air’

So why did I come down? I had the opportunity to have a job interview with Blacknight. I won’t know for a week or 2 if I have got the job or not, but if I do, I will probably be moving to Carlow.

So, as I make this blog post, I am on the train back to Dublin with a big smile on my face and my future starting to build. Even if I don’t get the job, it will defiently make a lot more confident in my interview skills.

Right, let’s get back to Monaghan and let’s get back to my little Nologam community :)

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Getting back in Anime

Something that I have always enjoyed doing but never having enough of time to do so is watching Anime.

I wouldn’t go out there and watch the Naruto’s or the One Piece or the big guys, I prefer the smaller 12-24 episode shows that are being shown. Another problem that I have had was that I would never bother to finish any series that I was watching. Yes, I have the whole series on my personal seedbox but it would just sit there and I would never watch it.

So, when I was out last weekend with a friend, we were talking about anime and he was saying that started to watch GATE and that it was a really good anime. I said to him that I would check it out…So I did.

At the time of writing, there has been 6 episodes aired and another 18 episodes to go. Over the next few days, I watched the 6 episodes of GATE and I bloody love it…to a point where I can’t wait till the next week to watch the next episode.

It seems like a weird thing. I prefer to wait a week for the next episode to release than binge watch the entire show in one sitting.

Funny how that works, eh?

Links: http://myanimelist.net/anime/28907/Gate:_Jieitai_Kanochi_nite_Kaku_Tatakaeri