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.