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#26
I see what you did there ;)

and yeah man, it's a lot. I have a huge stack of Powerpoint Presentations I need to look and read over and learn as much as I can before I head up to the actual training.



Hamburg, Bremen, Antwerp, Paris, etc. Yeah, names I'll never forget LOL.

I actually took my first Geography Preparation Test today. Got five wrong out of 280ish or so. Not too bad. That's nothing compared to what I got left to learn though. :(


Thanks for all the comments fellas!
Well done! I think that geography is a lot of fun, but that's a lot to have to memorize!
 

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#28
Indeed. Great company and they are rewarding me good for the past 6 years I've dedicated to them. They've always treated me great and this opportunity is great. Not only is it an experience but it'll make me soooo much better of a person and employee. They even give an etiquette lesson during training. The company is really big on etiquette and proper terminology and stuff and that makes it pretty difficult.

Go figure, the easiest assignment I have is to remember 287 ports world wide, not just the names, but their locations. :( oh boy!

By the way for those wondering, I work for MSC.
http://www.mscgva.ch/
Jesus - I just got a new job - turns out we are competitors :roll:
I work here:
http://www.worldslargestship.com/
http://www.maerskline.com/appmanager/

Best of luck with your career :)
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Jesus - I just got a new job - turns out we are competitors :roll:
I work here:
http://www.worldslargestship.com/
http://www.maerskline.com/appmanager/

Best of luck with your career :)
__
Well what do you know? :laugh: best of luck to you too!



Well guys, lots of studying, practice tests. Did great and looks like I'm ready to roll. I fly out at 7am Easter Time this morning so I won't really be on at all till next month. I'll try to drop by but don't be surprised if I don't. My crunchers will all be off while I'm gone.

Best of luck and take care of things while I'm gone!
 

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#30
Great news Cap'n! :toast:

Best of luck to you and we'll see you when you get back... then we'll have to call you Mr Patty :D
 

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#31
Great news Cap'n! :toast:

Best of luck to you and we'll see you when you get back... then we'll have to call you Mr Patty :D
:roll::roll: Or fried chicken... that's what I will be after these two weeks from hell :laugh:
 
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thats a great opportunity
i hope you got the best
 

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#33
Just checking in guys. Charleston, SC is such a nice place. The people are amazing! So helpful and always offering rides or what not. But so far its been intense. Lots of studying, lots of tests and no sleep. But I'm still alive!
 
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#34
Good.

I hope to see less of you so I think you are doing well in your career.
 

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Glad to hear you are doing well CP:toast:
Keep us updated when you can.
 
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#36
Whoa. :) The good news is that you are getting established and that too a BIG one. The bad news is that you will be staying off TPU for sometime. But....

"Sometimes sacrifices must be made for the greater good." ~Battlefield 3

Wish you the very best. :)
 

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#37
Just checking in guys. Charleston, SC is such a nice place. The people are amazing! So helpful and always offering rides or what not. But so far its been intense. Lots of studying, lots of tests and no sleep. But I'm still alive!
CP! I ate some chicken patties the other night for dinner and it reminded me of you! Also be safe and study your ass off! This day and age it takes luck or a strong education to move up in the world! I am having to see that first hand so what you are doing for yourself and TPU WCG team is nothing short of amazing!
 

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#38
I'm back! Landed at 9am eastern time today. I must say it was one hella tough two weeks. Sleep was lacking, days with 6 or 7 tests, presentations, meeting with the president of the company, studying like crazy. I must say it's a one tough prep :laugh:

But I think I did good and now I just gotta meet the expectations when I get back to work and hope my career continues on from here.

Still tons of stuff to do and people to see, but you will see me more often and I hope to get back to my regular routine by tomorrow. :) Missed you people! :respect: :respect:
 

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#39
Good to hear and glad to see you back Cap'n! :toast:
 
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Glad all went well Cap'n. :toast:
 

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#41
Thanks guys!