Sunday, May 18, 2008


Wow, the first week at my new job went so fast. I guess that is a good thing. I had so much fun. I am working at a used car lot called Wooten Auto Sales. Here is how I came about this job and a little info on the owners.
Years ago I bought my first car from this car lot. It was a black cherry Dodge Daytona with a sun roof. Best sporty car I ever had. I bought it at Wooten. The people were so honest and friendly. Over the years we bought several more cars from them and got to know the owners on a first name basis. Well, in 2002 a few months after we lost everything in our house fire, someone came and repo'ed my husbands truck. This was our only vehicle at the time but putting the house back together was more important. Well, when the owners wife realized what was going on she called me into the office. She not only gave us the truck back but she paid it off IN FULL! She made me cry that day. Since then I have purchased another car from them and Billy did also. (He no longer has it- but that is another story!)
This couple has been in business- and very successful at it- for many years. I believe that they are so profitable at this business because they are honest and treat people in the right way. They recently moved to a bigger lot and needed more office help. Betty Jo (the owner) called my husband at work because she no longer had our home number. She told him that she really had been thinking about me a lot and wanted me to come and work for her. Talk about a job falling out of the sky!!
A few of my personal benefits are this: I get a car! Yep, a free car! And on memorial day they rent a huge house at the beach for us and give us $500 to spend. We also get paid for all holidays and paid if we are sick. Betty Jo also takes the girls shopping once a year with HER money. We also get many cash bonuses. In other words- they take good care of their employees. There are three of us office girls and three sales men. It is a close knit family like environment. I LOVE IT! And it is only 5 minutes from my house. I will post pictures and more in the near future! Hope you all had a wonderful weekend.


insane mama said...

Congrats on the new job!! and the easy commute

Sharon said...

I am so happy for you Sondra! You so deserve it! Good for you!

Hugs, Sharon

Celestial Freak said...

What a wonderful story! It is amazing how God brings people in our lives who He is able to use in multiple ways to benefit us! This does truly sound like a wonderful place to work, what a blessing!

jennifer said...

Good Grief! Sondra, you know and I know that things don't "just happen" like this! God hunted you down through this lady (I know, He knew where you were, but she didn't) and dropped FAVOR right into your lap. PRAISE GOD Sondra! Really, I just praise Him for what He has done!

Continue to be blessed,


Feathering My Nest said...

Sondra, Wow! I am thrilled for you. Your story about the house-fire nearly made me cry. I love it when people have the power to do good to others in need and use that power to do VERY GOOD things. God is so good. Hugs, Kathi