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Project 365 - Day 9

I'm beginning to think I may have been a tad unrealistic in my expectations of finding employment after leaving the Apple job back in October. Another month of not having had any luck whatsoever on that score is drawing to a close and it's getting increasingly harder to motivate myself now that I seem to have lost the knack of writing cover letters that prompt recruiters to invite me to an interview at least ...I haven't had any such invitation in the last 8 weeks. In fact, I'm lucky to get any reaction at all, even if it is just to tell me my application has been unsuccessful for whatever reason.

It's not the money worries - which are luckily still hypothetical at the moment and nothing some careful budgetting wouldn't be able to take care of; it's the daily interaction with colleagues and customers that I miss, the feeling that one is part of a group and is making oneself useful and just doing something, as opposed to this enforced idleness. Much as I love to read, it's not an activity that is all that fulfilling in itself.

Anyway, for today's picture I give you: lunch!

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enigmaticblues
Feb. 28th, 2012 02:05 pm (UTC)
*hugs* Looking for work is really, really hard. I hope you have some luck soon!
gamiila
Feb. 28th, 2012 02:06 pm (UTC)
Thank you, my dear ;-)
deborahw37
Feb. 28th, 2012 03:15 pm (UTC)
Keep going! You;ll get there!
gamiila
Feb. 28th, 2012 04:18 pm (UTC)
Thanks for the vote of confidence!
curiouswombat
Feb. 28th, 2012 07:08 pm (UTC)
I really feel for you in the job-hunting, even though I have nothing more practical to add.

Also - I do love kippers and that is a really nice picture.
gamiila
Feb. 29th, 2012 01:44 pm (UTC)
Yes, I thought they were aestethically pleasing, the way they were lying there, waiting for me to butcher them (further) ;-)
suze2000
Feb. 29th, 2012 09:12 am (UTC)
I hope something comes up soon. I know it can be disheartening to not hear anything back from so many applications. *hug*
gamiila
Feb. 29th, 2012 01:45 pm (UTC)
Oh well, one of these days, eh?
melegyrn
Mar. 1st, 2012 07:01 am (UTC)
Kippers--haven't had any in ages. They were something my Dad liked, and I'd help him eat his, usually on the weekend when I was growing up...

Anyway, I do hope something will come through for you. Sooner than soon.
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