Wednesday, March 19, 2008

A Part-Time Job. Maybe?

I mentioned this a few posts ago. It’s something I’ve been talking about for a long time. However, for various reasons I didn’t really go and look for a job: too much traveling for work, no time for friend and the bf, and probably just general procrastination.

Now I think is a good time for two reasons.

Reason #1 is I have a lot more free time on my hands since bf left. I think it’ll be good for me to be busy so I don’t get super resentful of this LD situation. I find myself thinking (but not saying it out loud… yet) “I thought of something we can do. Oh but you are not here.”

Reason #2 is money. One of my New Year’s goals was to have 100K by mid-year (end of June). However, a few things are making this highly unlikely. First, stock market downs means that this is actually counter acting my super aggressive savings plan on a monthly basis. Then, I had planned on maxing out my company RRSP match in the first half of the year. Not possible. They will only match 6% throughout the year. Then, I have the extra expense of traveling to see the bf.

I know where I want to work – my fave coffee shop across the street. Commute to work is quick. I like the atmosphere. They have the hiring sign up for awhile now, so they might be desperate enough to be willing to work around my traveling schedule.

We’ll see.


krystalatwork said...

My sister took a PT job at a small local coffee shop, and she loves it there. It's so laid back, you get to know "the regulars," and she says she has a ton of fun.

I'm also looking for a PT job, but the only coffee shop close to where I am is Starbucks. No thanks. :)

Dolly Iris said...

When my BF and I did an LD relationship for awhile I made some great money doing overtime. It worked out quite well.