I finally got a phone call for one of the jobs I applied for. I have to drive to Tulsa today to take "preliminary tests".  I asked what they're testing for.  Excel was one of the items mentioned.  I'm probably screwed unless its a really REALLY basic test but I'll go anyway and have faith that as long as I am trying that God won't let me down.  If I completely bomb the test and don't get called back for an interview, I guess there's a reason for it.  I spent most of the afternoon yesterday trying to learn as much as I could online.  I hope its enough to get me through. I called both of my kids yesterday.  While I love talking to them, all I do is bawl while I'm on the phone with them. The goal of getting back home and to them is all that is holding me up right now.    

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ShariB
ShariB

update on that test I took today - I pretty much froze up. The first test was an IQ test. I\'m not worried about that one. The second test was two typing tests. I\'m not too terribly worried about those either. The third test was the fucking excel test. I\'m pretty sure I bombed the hell out of that. I studied up on Excel as much as I could but I got nervous and nothing made sense to me. Oh well, right? Then, the fourth test was writing a letter to a vendor to complain about his crappy job of cleaning vacated units. I think I did okay on that one. Even though I think I did fine on most of the stuff - that excel test is probably gonna bury any chance I had of getting a callback for an interview.
Back to the drawing board...