Job Search, Week 1: Unemployed but Feeling Good

Unemployed: Week 1 (feeling good)

I just had to get out of there.  I don’t like to leave one job without having something else ready, but a brilliant mind like mine can only take so much data-entry and copying.

My fingertips are raw. My eyes are glassy from starring at a screen for 8 straight hours. The commute takes over an hour each morning.

I’m better than this, damnit.

I’ll just slightly embellish my resume with all the “experience” I gleaned from this mundane position, draft up a couple new cover letters and see who’s looking to bring on a talented stud like me.

Yeah… I’m glad I left…

Continue to the next post:  Unemployed: Week 2 (I need a job)

This is the first installment in a series of posts called “Finding a Job is Tough, so Keep Your Chin Up (a memoir).”

About the Author: Mike McGurk is a Student Finder at ROCS and a current student at George Mason University. The worst job he ever had was a brief stint as a door-to-door salesman. He  lasted six hours.

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6 Responses to Job Search, Week 1: Unemployed but Feeling Good

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  6. In this era of corporate buyouts and employee turnover, not to mention outsourcing due to increased government regulation, debt and business expenses to employ people, keeping that job for any length of time can be a real challenge.

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