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  • #126119
    Goldenknight
    Goldenknight
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    Hello –

    I would request your prayers to find employment. As I have an interview tomorrow, my first one in nearly 3 months! It pays very well and is a long-term contract.

    However, I’m not quite interested in being in another long-term contractor again after being burned by my previous one, where I was not hired, could not get benefits that I don’t have to pay for that are nearly the price of a luxury vehicle payment (I’m diabetic), and on top of that, a huge contract snafu occurred which cost over two dozen contractors their jobs.

    I’ve also been reading Glassdoor reviews of this company and it is at 2.3 stars out of 5, this really concerns me that the Lord would send me here.

    Please pray the interview goes well and for wisdom on what to do with such information, yet I need to get back to work, Walmart and Amazon — I guess I’m “over qualified.”

    Thank you!

    Jeremiah 29:11

    #126122

    Watchman35
    Participant

    Praying Goldenknight for supernatural peace in your interview tomorrow. Praying also that the Lord’s favor would guide your path, that He would close the doors that He does not want you to enter in to and open the one that He has for you to pursue. If any man lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives liberally to all men and without reproach. I pray that you have the mind of Christ in discerning what to do, and that the Holy Spirit would fill you with His presence. I am trusting the Lord that you will know what to do by His grace at work in you through faith. (I know from firsthand experience that the benefits thing as a contractor is often very expensive, but perhaps you can negotiate some additional compensation to help cover it if it really seems like a good fit. Again, trusting the Lord to give you wisdom to know what to do.) Keep us posted on how it goes.

    John 14:1-3 “Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me. In My Father’s house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also."

    #126123
    Goodcheer
    Goodcheer
    Participant

    Agreeing with Watchman’s inspired prayer for you, Goldenknight. Praying also that in any case the Lord provides you with a healthcare solution that you can afford.

    Delight thyself also in the Lord: and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.


    #126125
    Rachel1215
    Rachel1215
    Participant

    Sending prayers for you!

    #126129
    Loz
    Loz
    Participant

    Sending prayers in agreement with our Brothers and Sisters, Goldenknight.

    Loz :]

    Psalm 18:2
    The Lord is my rock, and my fortress, and my deliverer; my God, my strength, in whom I will trust; my buckler, and the horn of my salvation, and my high tower.


    #126134
    Savedat33
    Savedat33
    Participant

    Keeping you in my prayers!

    The Lord works in powerful ways and He will provide.

    God Bless You, Golden Knight.

    #126150

    Watchman35
    Participant

    So, how did it go Goldenknight?

    John 14:1-3 “Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me. In My Father’s house are many mansions; if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you. And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also."

    #126162

    waragoodwarfare
    Participant

    Golden Knight,

    Sorry I didn’t see your request sooner.
    I am praying…. A ahrd time to be unemployed.

    Dave

    #126165

    sonya b1974
    Participant

    Oh two days late for me to read it. How did your interview go?

    #126183
    Goldenknight
    Goldenknight
    Participant

    The interview went fine — their director did not interview me because they had a fire to put out and their in-house contracting agent did not see me at the scheduled time before the interview. The interviewer was a casual interviewer, which is nice, but didn’t ask about my background, except for a question about the use of a certain application I’ve used in the past. I don’t mind, I don’t tend to criticize how a person interviews and I go along with how they interview and answer accordingly.

    A previous co-worked knows the person that interviewed me, she said it was an “Ok” place to work if you need a job, which I do, I’m still not sure what will happen or if this is God’s will or why He had me interview there, unless it will lead to a position there. They plan to make a decision around January 9, 2017.

    I told a colleague, the believer I mentioned in another prayer request and told him he should consider applying because the interviewer said they just lost two of their writers!

    We’ll see what happens, proceeding as if the job search continues and that essentially the last 12 days until January 3, 2017 is essentially a wash out due to the holidays.

    Jeremiah 29:11

    #126184
    kmdickinson
    kmdickinson
    Participant

    I will put you in my prayers. I was unemployed over for a few months over Christmas time back in 2013/2014. I know how hard it can be to have to go through this. Things got pretty dire but, looking back, I can see how God was with me through every step of the way. I’m the only person I know who was better off after being unemployed (if that makes any sense).

    Keith

    #126186
    Goldenknight
    Goldenknight
    Participant

    Yeah, Keith, that makes sense. It’s been my experience that God kicks it up a notch, better pay, better job, better experience, so I just expect that to be the case. I just don’t want to be unemployed 8 months like the last time, that was the longest time I was unemployed and very painful. I want to get back to work either now, if possible, or in January 2017.

    Jeremiah 29:11

    #126188
    Heidi
    Heidi
    Participant

    sorry I only read this post now.
    Praying for you Goldenknight.

    Do not fear, for I am with you. Do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and hold you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand."
    Isaiah 41:10

    #126191
    TakeMeHome
    TakeMeHome
    Participant

    Keeping you in prayer for the job.

    #126209
    Goldenknight
    Goldenknight
    Participant

    Thank you all for the prayers!

    Jeremiah 29:11

    #126210
    Victory Chanter
    Victory Chanter
    Moderator

    Praying this job has your name on it Golden knight. :good:

    The eyes of the Lord range throughout the entire earth, to strengthen those whose heart is true to him.



    #126211
    Boulder95
    Boulder95
    Participant

    Father God Please provide this need for Golden Knight.

    And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of his glory in Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:19

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