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Job vs career vs unemployment

Jobs, you can take ’em or leave ’em! Ok, well in this current economic climate (my new saying) you really can’t.

Even if you are the most qualified in a mile of CV’s there is no possibility that you’re ever going to reach the last hurdle of a 2nd interview. I should know,  I’ve had both long bouts of unemployment and internships where even after high praise for a job well done I’ve been met with the dreaded “We would love to keep you on but (insert incomprehensible business jargon)”.  After recently securing a new gig as a Social community manager (mini yaaay), the sheer weight of starting a new job, the responsibility and workload that may fall across my desk finally dawned on me.

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Character counts, employment and mind BDSM

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You’re probably wondering what my post title is touching on, well it’s regret. Regret for not paying closer attention, regret for not being more diligent, regret for having to write this post. (I know attention and diligence are pretty much the same thing but you always need three with these sorts of things!)

Basically the premise of my regret lies in the fact that I’ve been job searching recently and managed to secure myself an interview with a great agency. I think it went pretty well as confirmed by an email sent the following day stating they’d felt I’d come across really strong and would be a great fit. All they needed me to do next was produce a Facebook ad in order to further my application.

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