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Career Update

October 6th, 2005 at 08:41pm

As some readers may know, I recently applied for a job with 2CC, I will put you all out of your suspense, and inform you that I didn’t get the job…I came close, but I was beaten by somebody with more experience.

My SNAP (School based New APprenticeship) position in IT support expires next week, so negotiations are ongoing for future arrangements. I have enough “points” to finish year 12 early (which would be nice…mainly for the stress releif) and still gain a year 12 certificate, which makes it possible for me to get a better paying school assistant position, which would probably be less paperwork for everyone.

My voluntary (and eventually paid…eventually) newsreading position with Australian Independent Radio News remains stable, currently on Saturdays.


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  • 1. John B1_B5  |  October 6th, 2005 at 10:39 pm

    Oh well …. there may be a ‘ Karmic spinoff ‘ as a result of not getting that position .

  • 2. Samuel  |  October 7th, 2005 at 10:03 am

    That sounds useful….I think.

  • 3. John B1_B5  |  October 7th, 2005 at 11:24 am

    Well, it’s another way of saying — What you lose on the roundabout you pick up on the straight (or something like that ) .

  • 4. Samuel  |  October 7th, 2005 at 11:43 am

    Same duck, different chicken!

  • 5. eebl  |  October 7th, 2005 at 7:34 pm

    Wait, what? Those are two different birds. I’M SO CONFUSED :'( /tear

  • 6. John B1_B5  |  October 7th, 2005 at 9:36 pm

    By the way …. as a matter of interest ….SNAP also stands for Systems Nuclear Auxiliary Power .

    The SNAP-27 radioisotope thermoelectric generator is one of several atomic-powered electric generators developed jointly by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration and the Atomic Energy Commission. (SNAP stands for Systems Nuclear Auxiliary Power.) It is fueled by plutonium-238. The fuel capsule, containing 3.8 kilograms (8.36 pounds) of fuel, was carried to the Moon in a separate Fuel Cask attached to the side of the Lunar Module. The fuel cask provided thermal insulation and added structural support to the fuel capsule.

  • 7. Samuel  |  October 7th, 2005 at 11:09 pm

    Well, eebl, I could have used the comment in its original context, where I was talking to myself about the new wooden poles near the Ainslie shops, but I didn’t document that.

    Sounds like they invented the acronym before the meaning to me John.


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