Just when you think that things cannot get any worse, life has a funny way of ensuring that you do get slapped round the face with a kipper!
As a middle-aged, male, professional, struggling to find a new permament job, it is hard to deal with the daily rejections:
- "we have candidates who more closely meet our criteria" (ouch!)
- "you are overqualified" (very annoying!)
- silence (rude, annoying and frankly highly irritating!)
But you do your best to keep your chin up, look forward, and carry on to the next day. So you take a break, click on the paper online, to be confronted with this headline...
who lost £70,000-per-year job reduced to eating ONE meal a day after applying
for 700 jobs without success
Not sure whether to laugh, cry, sympathise, or be grateful that it is not me...A vision of the future, a cautionary tale, or just coincidence.
And now it is time to start a new day all over again....