Laid Off, Now What?

May 31, 2009

Sunday Morning, 100% Live Tech Support

Filed under: 2009 May — Les O'Riley @ 7:22 am
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I’m still unemployed.

I know my next job is out there.

I know my next job is out there.

However, today being Sunday, a new week begins. For Iris, this means that she will be taking live technical support calls for Verizon Small Business DSL customers. Her training wheels are off and now it’s time to help these people re-connect!

I continue to find advertised jobs that I am perfectly qualified for and pump out resumes. One of these days I hope I will get a response. Job hunting is not an emotionally re-enforcing pastime. You can send out 100 resumes to places that you perfectly match or exceed what potential employers are looking for, and if you’re lucky, you may get 5 responses. How’s that for a confidence builder? But it’s okay. We just need to keep our eyes open, paper & ink in the printer, and keep on truckin’.

So that’s what I’ll do. If you’re in the same boat, welcome aboard. Let’s get going.

1 Comment »

  1. You know Lester that sounds exactly like wht they tell artists of every stripe: one hundred rejection slips before your first yes, or fifty auditions, or dozens of art shows with few sales. Seems like much of life is an endurance contest of just not giving up, trying again despite feeling it’s an uphill fight. So we press on, and all those cliches. They’re cliches cuz theyre often true.

    Comment by cliff — June 3, 2009 @ 3:58 pm | Reply

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