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30 November 2012 @ 09:46 pm
Twenty years today  
I made it! On the 30th November 1992 I walked into a St.George Bank branch as a staff member for the very first time. It's been an interesting journey, from then to now; I've seen it grow from a small-to-middling building society, to the country's fifth biggest bank, then onto its absorption by Westpac. I've had numerous managers over that time - and I'm still standing. Not *quite* sure how! I've met a lot of awesome people over that time, and made some steadfast friends.
And my personal journey has been pretty amazing, too, from a casual teller, to 2IC of a large branch, and ultimately to lender.
I can't help but wonder what the next 20 years will hold.
Current Mood: contemplativecontemplative
byslantedlight: BD Contentbyslantedlight on November 30th, 2012 11:58 am (UTC)
Wow - happy anniversary! And here's to another 20 years of wonderful things!
miwahnimiwahni on November 30th, 2012 12:05 pm (UTC)
Thank you so much. Sitting here now, pondering the changes I've seen, and thinking I probably won't last there another five, let alone twenty years. But time has a habit of flowing onwards while we're distracted by the little things, so it could get away on me again.
Strike while the irony is hot: [EMATE] FANTASTICdraycevixen on November 30th, 2012 02:38 pm (UTC)


I hope a lot of the next 20 year years involves a lot of time doing the things you love. ♥
miwahnimiwahni on December 1st, 2012 09:45 am (UTC)
Thank you! I'm lucky insofar as while I really don't like the pressure, I do enjoy what I do on a daily basis. A lot of people don't even have that much.
Merlin Pendragon: Santé!mrlnpndrgn on November 30th, 2012 04:32 pm (UTC)

miwahni: pros drunk2miwahni on December 1st, 2012 09:45 am (UTC)
clmiles: YAY 01 (adam)clmiles on November 30th, 2012 08:03 pm (UTC)
Happy anniversary! Congratulations!
miwahni: Random alcohol martinimiwahni on December 1st, 2012 09:46 am (UTC)
Thank you! (cute icon too.)
anonpussynameranonpussynamer on December 6th, 2012 05:15 pm (UTC)
Re: Twenty years today
Sorry I'm late but ... HAPPY 20TH ANNIVERSARY! Well done mate. :) Yep, it has certainly been an interesting road with all the changes in the bank, hasn't it, but you've made it and here's to 20 more great years for you.

raises a virtual glass *clink clink* :D
miwahni: Random Alcohol martinimiwahni on December 7th, 2012 09:15 am (UTC)
Re: Twenty years today
Thank you Julie! It's certainly been one hell of a ride.*clinks glass against yours*