Stepping into the Corporate World

I’ve got some big news! I got hired by Safeway Corporate! I wanted to work for Safeway when I graduated college and had been applying like crazy when we first moved back here. Now, 2 years later, I finally got hired! It is so crazy, a little nerve-wracking, and very exciting. Safeway is a Fortune 500 company and I finally have my foot in the corporate world. I’m on my first stepping stone to my career! I went over to my parents house last night to tell my family and my sister Courtney said “cool, so you’re going to be a bagger?” Haha thanks for the support Court! No my title is Promotion Specialist in the beverages department…I’ll tell you what I do when I find out…on my first day, which is MONDAY! Yeah, like this coming Monday!The Corporate offices are across the freeway from me, about a 10 minute drive from my house. Not a bad commute, huh?!

I’m so excited for this opportunity and new adventure. I have to thank Mark for continually encouraging me to keep applying, even when I thought I would never be hired and was sick of being turned down for not having enough experience. I would have never kept applying if it weren’t for you.

Here’s to no more receptionist/admin. assistant jobs!


4 thoughts on “Stepping into the Corporate World

  1. YAYAYAYAYAYAYAY!!!! I am so proud of you! You are amazing and wonderful and you are going to be awesome! And I know you went shopping – and bought that outfit Jennifer Anniston wears in He’s Just Not That Into You … and you will look fabulous! hahaha

  2. Yay! Congrats Kelli! That’s seriously so awesome! Hopefully you have better luck than I did working for subway… I got fired a couple years ago… Can you say loser? Haha totally kidding I was only a “sandwich artist” as they call it lol. Such a big girl job that you have now! And so close by, so nice! Good luck! You’re gonna do great! 🙂

    • Hahah thanks Tara! I love that you were a “sandwich artist”! hopefully I don’t get fired! my job is with a company called Safeway, they are a nation wide grocery store but mostly in California, not Subway lol
      Thanks for the encouragement!

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