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Great eval and raise!!

January 17th, 2013 at 02:20 am

This has been a good week.

I received my eval on Monday, and it went way better than I expected!! Not that I thought it would be bad, it is just the first time Ive been evaluated by this boss. My raise is 5.75% which is really good! However, the scale raised and even with this increase, I am lower on the scale than where I was before the increase. hmmm. So, I asked for that to be corrected. I am on the list that will be re-evaluated after evaluations are all done and the budget is finished. My argument has been acknowledged as valid and so it is very likely that the additional increase will happen.

Tomorrow is my last work day before vacation. I have been going full throttle since December with the changes we have had at work, and so I am ready for a break...however, my calendar that first week I go back is already booked solid. There isnt an end in sight for a while..so I plan to unwind as much as possible the next week and a half.

I mentioned that I bought new clothes and a new pair of shoes last weekend. My oh my...those new shoes are WAY comfy and were a good investment. Smile My feet feel soo much better at night now. And the new clothes have put a bounce in my step. It has been great having a few new things to wear.

Z turned two this week. He is getting so big. Still no new word on what his future holds, but for now, he is safe, happy and loved.

The hub is supposed to come home tomorrow. But as Lucky Robin described in her blog today, there are extreme conditions on the Slope and it is questionable if he will actually get out and all the way home or not tomorrow. We dont leave for our get away until Tuesday morning, so we have a little wiggle room for travel delays.

DD3 is doing wonderful at her job up north. She is learning so much and aside from all the snow and extreme weather this week, she has really enjoyed being up there.

Monday and Tuesday were no spend days, I stuck to the food plan and ate leftovers. Today I went to lunch and had grilled salmon and rice pilaf ($15). It was so tasty and it was soooo nice and relaxing to get away from the desk for an hour.

Tomorrow will be super busy getting everything ready for being gone next week..but knowing when I leave work tomorrow night I have the next 10 days off will make it worthwhile. Big Grin

Life...is really good. I am so blessed.

10 Responses to “Great eval and raise!! ”

  1. twest Says:

    So glad you got that raise!

  2. creditcardfree Says:

    Congrats on that awesome raise!!

  3. PNW Mom Says:

    Congratulations!

  4. North Georgia Gal Says:

    Congratulations! Way to speak up for yourself on the pay scale.

  5. MonkeyMama Says:

    Woohoo!

  6. FrugalTexan75 Says:

    What a sweet raise! Good luck on the being put on the correct scale thing.

  7. LuckyRobin Says:

    Congrats on the raise. What type of work is your daughter doing up there?

  8. wowitsawonderfullife Says:

    Nice raise!

  9. Ima saver Says:

    Good going on the raise!

  10. Thrifty Ray Says:

    LR- She is working a water booth, helping with miscellaneous stuff. She is just 21, and has not much job experience..but she is making $21.50 hr, and her paycheck for this week was over $1700. (holy cow)...It is a good experience for her.

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