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The Warehouse Nightmare Job

The Warehouse Nightmare Job

Editors note: Recently someone from ‘my world’ – a world where you’ve had a really bad day if the admin messed up your teaching – told me they are ashamed to live in the developed world. Not because there is poverty, inequality and...
Back to Work I Go

Back to Work I Go

The day has arrived.  That is the day I am no longer unemployed, until January at least. This morning I officially signed off my Job Seeker’s Allowance and it felt good. For one, I’ll no longer have to deal with questioning by advisors about progress with my job...
Diary of a Job Seeking Operative

Diary of a Job Seeking Operative

It’s been a pretty busy week, or at least as busy as it can get without a job. This week I have applied for two positions through my work programme, Avanta, and neither exactly falls into my desired type of job. Yet, at this point I am willing to take on anything I...
Job Interview Mind Games, What Gives?

Job Interview Mind Games, What Gives?

Greeting’s all. I’m sad to report that I am still unemployed, and it has left a sour taste with me to say the least. My job interview with TNT postal service a few weeks ago went well and I had high hopes that I would claim my place in the training that would follow,...
The Waiting Game is No Fun to Play

The Waiting Game is No Fun to Play

Last week I was feeling positively reflective and buoyant after a going to what seemed to be a successful job interview with TNT, the postal services. Seven days on and there is still reason to be positive but the result is still unknown. I can’t hide the fact that...
Small Steps Appear Bigger Up Close

Small Steps Appear Bigger Up Close

I am pleased to announce my job interview for TNT postal services went well this morning, and I am very pleased. It’s always hard to read the interviewer’s body language, especially when they keep to a poker-face and let the meeting proceed ambiguously, but I believe...