So I turned in my resignation at Westar Aerospace & Defense Group, and will be starting work at EBSCO Information Services in Birmingham, AL. My first day will be 31 March 2008. I have heard great things about the products and what I may be working on. I recall in the interview that I may work with www.springerlink.com and www.ebscohost.com. EBSCO hosts databases for Colleges & Universities, Hospitals & Institutions, Corporations, Government Institutions, K-12 Schools, and Public Libraries.
EBSCO is big into performance. They receive millions of hits each month. Here is a chart I created showing only Alabama Search Statistics for Colleges & Universities, K-12 School Systems, Postsecondary Institutions, and Public Libraries.
I will miss my current employer. Westar has been so good to me, and many of my supervisors have been the best I have ever had. The decision to move on was difficult to make. Jeff Atwood explains his decision to in making a job move to a ‘Choose Your Own Adventure” book series (a read well worth it). Regardless of the cons to leaving, I find many more pro’s that I am looking forward to. I hope all goes well in this transition.
Do you have any relocation tips you can share?
- selling a home / buying a home
- places to live-in / or avoid living-in surrounding birmingham, al
- moving companies that are good
- anything else that will help…
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