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Dear Applicant,

We acknowledge receipt of your application. Due to the overwhelming reactions that we received for this job opening we have established the following procedure.

Only the candidates who will be selected for an interview will be contacted within the next two weeks.

We would like to thank all of you for the enthusiasm and interest you expressed in your applications.

Kind regards.

Hmmm. I feel kind of...bleughh. This is for the job at the Coalition for the International Criminal Court. I know I didn't tick all the boxes, but I'd have thought all my distasteful blowing my own horn and name dropping might have gotten me ahead of the queue. Oh well.

I believe you belong in Pride and Prejudice; a
world of satire and true love. A world where
everything is crystal clear to the reader, and
yet where new things seem to be happening all
the time. You belong in a world where your
free-thought puts you above the silly masses,
and where bright eyes and intelligence are
enough to attract the arrogant
millionaire/prejudiced young woman of your

Which Classic Novel do You Belong In?
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Ah! Now this is far more like it! I gacked it from hils, BTW.


( 4 Speak Like A Child — Shout To The Top )
Aug. 3rd, 2004 04:24 am (UTC)
Eep. I'm Gone with the Wind (as if that's likely).

The letter doesn't look good, does it? Oh well, something else will come along.
Aug. 3rd, 2004 05:15 am (UTC)
Hey there, Scarlet! (though you're not like her at all, I agree).

The letter doesn't look good, does it? Oh well, something else will come along.

I hope so -- though I really would have liked to do this job: regular trips to NYC? Triple-decker pastrami, cheese and mustard sandwiches, shopping sprees at Saks and Henry Bendel, leisurely strolls through Central Park and frequent CoRo dates at FEZ or the Bitter End...in my head, I was already spending my increased salary in this way. ;-(
Aug. 3rd, 2004 07:16 am (UTC)
I got Pride and Prejudice, too. Though I tried very hard no to.

As for the application reply. Never say die. It doesn't mean you're out of the running yet. (Though given my experience at receiving many, many of this sort of letter I wouldn't keep your hopes up.)
Aug. 3rd, 2004 08:01 am (UTC)
Thanks. I know you're right and I shouldn't give up hope so soon, but I think I'd better prepare myself to be disappointed -- just in case.
( 4 Speak Like A Child — Shout To The Top )
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