For the past month and a half I’ve been working with an internet marketing company in Edinburgh, following a desperate six months spent partly unemployed and partly working at a pub. Due to the rather sensitive financial climate (and, as I discovered today, the fragile state I was in when I was being interviewed) I was only offered a three-month contract with a possibility of going permanent if things worked out. Obviously I jumped at it but ever since then I’ve been a bit on edge and saving every penny as I had no job security to speak of and was watching a new uber-unemployment story erupt on the news every day.
Well I’m just out of a meeting with my boss and it would seem I’ve put in a good enough show so far to warrant going permanent! It’s a huge weight off my mind and means I can relax a little in terms of money as well – maybe grab that mp3 player I’ve been after for a while as a reward. In the meantime, whoop!