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Muns asks - Did you blag your way through a job interview, only to be caught out? Is your photography portfolio full of other peoples work? Did your potential employers google your name, before offering you a lucrative contract and discover something from your past you would rather forget? How did you fail to get the job?

(, Thu 11 Jun 2015, 11:00)
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Fresh out of uni and back in my home town,
I went down the job centre to see what I needed to do to get whatever benefits I'd be entitled to whilst looking for work.
They found a job for me on the spot, and insisted that I attend for an interview at that very moment. Having left the house in my scuzziest clothes, and without my wallet, I blagged a lift off my brother and turned up at some print company on an industrial estate, miles out of town.
Unprepared for the interview. Unclear on what job I was applying for. University dropout. Dressed like a tramp. In and out in 5 minutes. Was down at Manpower the following day, and into the temp job that led to my career within the fortnight. I'm adamant the government owes me 2 weeks JSA.
(, Thu 11 Jun 2015, 15:52, 7 replies)

^ thrilling
(, Thu 11 Jun 2015, 15:53, closed)
this just screams of complacency to me

(, Thu 11 Jun 2015, 16:08, closed)
sounds fair
as long as you're happy and not crying in the toilets each day wishing your life was different. Not that I do that... much.
(, Thu 11 Jun 2015, 16:25, closed)
I'm held in very high regard by my peers in the "people who shove numbers around spreadsheets" industry.

(, Thu 11 Jun 2015, 17:11, closed)

people who shove numbers around spreadsheets
EVE Online
(, Thu 11 Jun 2015, 19:20, closed)
I can write macros that have replaced better people than you.

(, Fri 12 Jun 2015, 13:49, closed)
Manpower sounds a bit gay

(, Sat 13 Jun 2015, 0:56, closed)

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