Signing off from the lobby

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I’ve worked here for six years, and loved it.

When I leave here today, I will be ending my employment with this company.

The company no longer exists as such.  A bank owns us now.  This bank has hired me to stay on here for a week or two, to field phone calls as our assets are sold off.  But I’ll be virtually alone in this building without all the people that made every day a joy to be here.

I keep telling myself that a loss is so often a launch, and I laugh at the truth that this is probably the only way I would ever have left this job.  I’m not so much worried for myself as heartbroken.  Perhaps Most likely better things are waiting but …..

…. I’ve been so happy here.

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10 responses »

  1. Hi, I don’t know if you remember me, but we were briefly Coaster friends. I’m making a rare break from lurking to mention that my mom’s office may be hiring in January. It’s a doctor’s office in Hillcrest/Banker’s hill area. They’d like someone to do billing (they’ll train you) and answer phones. I don’t know if in your heart you’ve always dreamed of medical billing (and really, who hasn’t?), but I thought I’d mention it. E-mail me if you want their contact information.

  2. Can I just say that really blows and leave it at that?

    Except to say that I know exactly how you feel.

    And in 14 days I’d prefer never to speak of The Year that We Won’t Talk About, ever again.

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