On Thursday the powers that be will select their final twenty candidates. I am in the group but not a favorite. My seniority is low but I have actually worked the job.
If I make the cut that is fine, but if I do not I will wish those who do the best. I am also in the running for spots in the DC office.
However, at some point I will be sent to GA for six weeks of training. It is near the Fla border in the middle of nowhere. If I fail that then I would get terminated.
I guess I would drive to NYC and stop there.
Friday marks the end of the road for many of my coworkers. Some of them have been with the Federal Government for thirty years. Many of them have families and some of them are a couple of years from Social Security. I will miss my friends and if I do not make this cut I will join them at the end of January.
It is a good job and right now I compette with Grad students for available jobs. However, if there is another extension I would be bumped to lawyer level and that would improve my chances markedly.
I will let everyone know on Thursday but the Goverment tends to take its time. To the best of my knowledge none of the departing people are active candidates.