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The interview this morning was... interesting.

1) I doubt I'll get a job.

2) I doubt I'll get hired by anyone with the market the way it is.

3) The reason why isn't really my fault, but I'm screwed anyway.



Evidently, employers in today's economy want reliable employees. They won't even consider someone that's held more than 2 jobs in 5 years. With what I considered a fairly stable job history, I've held 6 jobs in the last 5 years. 3 times as many as recommended. No wonder no one wants to hire me.

While I understand the reasoning behind this, it still pisses me off. I have worked my ASS off in the past few years. I haven't sat around and waited for opportunities to come to me. I have gone out and worked hard for my goals. I have whittled my debts down to where they will be paid off by the end of the year (I hope). I have worked for years to get to where I'm at, and at this stage of my life, I had dreams of being more.

I'm angry because the likelihood of getting a new shift is slim to none. Because I've worked evenings for a year, and incompetents like VC are allowed to keep the coveted day shifts. I'm angry because I'm expected to do over half the work of the entire department by myself. Yet, if I quit, I put myself up against all of the other thousands of unemployed. I don't have faith in the system to throw something magically in my lap. I live in the real world, not a fairy tale.

I'm angry because I evidently don't have any privacy in this office. My boss just walked by my cube, leaned over the side, partition, and looked at what I was doing.

Okay. Enough angst. Good night folks.

Comments

lanakila
Jan. 14th, 2003 08:19 pm (UTC)
Catching up on your posts
I was in the middle of writing a comment to you when I got busy at work. I had to postpone that writing to give you a whole lot of support for applying to the three jobs you did on Monday.

Your journal writing has moved fast, making my incomplete comment obsolete now. I have read your thoughts about the interview and the mentality of a company's hiring department. *beaknuzzles into your fur with sympathy* My regrets, dearest Kestral. I was so hoping you would've been able to find a new place to work at.

*bows his head in regret*

Re: privacy - our 14th floor is designed with an "open concept" philosophy in mind. No privacy for phone calls, computer screens, etc. Ick! It's the pits. I sympathize with you completely, for I know what it's like to have no privacy around in the workplace environment. Yeek!

I hope you feel better later on today, or tomorrow. *gently fuzzles you*


Sincerely,
Lanakila
enveri
Jan. 15th, 2003 06:21 am (UTC)
Re: Catching up on your posts
Aww. Thank you birdie. :)

*snugs and featherfloofs*


I'm in a better frame of mind today. At least so far. Let's see how long it lastes, eh? ;)

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