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October 11th, 2017 at 07:12 pm

I am still going through the subbing fiasco. Fingerprints supposedly never made it to school district. I had them resent three times. The company working on my behalf...well they aren't much help. The girl is not proactive and only makes inquiries when I ask. Whether I should or not, I am calling the district myself on Friday if there is no progress. It probably is not all that appropriate because I technically work for the subbing company. However, I don't know what else to do at this point.

In the meantime, I have been doubling my mystery shopping (Jokeabee's post inspired me as well). My car is working fine, but I also know it is 7 years old. I cannot afford to replace it right now if anything happened. I also was holding off on doing much shopping because I was anticipating subbing sooner than later. I am treading water but not saving anything. So, I took on a great deal of more shops the last two weeks and for the rest of the month. I need to jump start my savings. I am also going to take my dad up on his offer to go ahead and borrow the money for my certification. With the extra work, I can pay him back fairly quickly. I get my first tutoring check at the end of next week which will also help.

I am not giving up on the subbing, but I also am not holding my breath that it is going to get resolved in a timely manner. Despite all the issues, I am grateful I have multiple streams of income to help me get by until I have a more permanent solution.

3 Responses to “Onward”

  1. CB in the City Says:

    I am so sorry you're still going through this! It seems to me my ex-husband encountered similar dysfunction in Indiana -- you would think departments of education could hire better employees, but I suppose they don't pay much.

  2. Laura S. Says:

    I am pretty sure the same company handles Indiana.

  3. rob62521 Says:

    I am sorry you are having such problem with this. So few people really care enough to do a good job and unfortunate people like you are the ones who suffer.

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