It was a really tough week but I was going against all odds for a job position. So much that the stress was almost unbearable.
I had to make a choice a while back to take a job in Washington DC and risk losing this position or holding out and hoping that I would qualify. There were others who, just as I, have waited years for this opportunity.
One other person even tried to 'steal' it from under me when they found out I had qualified to apply for it by pulling the seniority card line and calling headquarters to try to abort my application. When I confronted this person about it, I was told flat out by this person that I wasn't going to get it because I don't have as many years or as much experience in.
I am bottom of the totem pole seniority wise and my experience could not match theirs. But I had to maintain my strength, hold my head up high and believe in myself for I worked HARD all these years to prove to them I can do it to their expectations.
The person who called headquarters was told that the position was filled. I got upset, but kept myself together, wondering who won the prize.
A big meeting of the most important bosses was held this morning in regards to announcing their decision.
To my shock and surprise, It was me.
I am very, very thankful.
And I want to thank those who were there for me supporting me during this time. ((hugs))