Well, my Tech Rep position was short lived. Started in January as a way out of the day to day painting activities.
Due to Covid, I got furloughed in March. As of July 1 my position was eliminated.
I have tried the paint company route, noone is hiring, positions are slim as the technical aids are being called on less due to body shops being slow.
Thankfully I didnt burn any bridges with the company I used to work for. I asked about returning, and they were happy to have me back. Not at the old location, because I would never return there again. New one is abut 1/2 hour away, not a big deal. I had several offers to go back to painting, and I basically picked the best situation for me and my family. So, unfortunately, or fortunately depending on how you look at it, Im back in the booth as of Monday. Back where I am most comfortable anyway, until I find a way out, this will be it for me!
Doing what I have to do for my family, and the almighty health care benefits! (used to be the almighty dollar!)
Its been a strange year for sure, happy I have this to fall back on!