One evening back when I was unemployed, I sat on the couch with Tom and scrolled through Instagram. I showed him a meme that made me laugh.
“Wouldn’t it be funny,” said Tom, “If you started collecting these to tell the story of your job hunt?”“That’s not a bad idea,” I said, because it wasn’t.
So here you go:
- After I was fired, I tried to nod and smile when people were like, “Yeah Funemployment!” And it was for a while, but then I started to get anxious:
I started to feel like this guy:
And I was afraid of this:
And REALLY afraid of this:
So I got off my bum and started job hunting. Each day I sent out upwards of twenty resumes. Most days I didn’t hear back from anyone. And if I did, the conversations were short and disappointing:
Over the course of four months, I got like 3 interviews and no job offers. The questions were always the same:
But they say practice makes perfect:
And now I go to work everyday: