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I lost another friend

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Smallpotatoes, Aug 26, 2019.

  1. DanielSimpsonDay

    DanielSimpsonDay Well-Known Member

  2. swingline

    swingline Well-Known Member

    Good for you, tater. I hope it works out.
  3. Smallpotatoes

    Smallpotatoes Well-Known Member

    The interview was yesterday. It was interesting. The job involves writing articles about hospital CEOs for hospital CEOs. I have the skills to do the job. It's just a question of learning about a new subject matter and learning new content management systems.

    I think it went well, not perfect, but well. I did the best I could.

    I hope it works out.
    OscarMadison and WriteThinking like this.
  4. jlee

    jlee Well-Known Member

    Sounds like an interesting gig. Good luck!
    garrow and Smallpotatoes like this.
  5. Scout

    Scout Well-Known Member

    You can do it.

    Many reporters outside of sports are often writing about subjects they know little about at first.

    They will tell you the important stuff. Just fill in the blanks and over sell them.
  6. Smallpotatoes

    Smallpotatoes Well-Known Member

    Received an email yesterday saying they hired someone else.

    Somebody has to win and somebody has to lose, I guess.

    Maybe it's for the best, but I'm running out of time.

    Perhaps instead of wasting time going for jobs I can't get, maybe I should think about picking up and second and perhaps even a third minimum wage job. It's a little disheartening to think it's the best I can do, but maybe it is. A lot of people have to do it.
  7. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

  8. Smallpotatoes

    Smallpotatoes Well-Known Member

    What's so funny?.
  9. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

  10. Smallpotatoes

    Smallpotatoes Well-Known Member

    One of my best friends from the last newspaper job is now working at a nursing home. He asked me to join him at the home, washing dishes. It pays a little more than what I'm making now. Not enough to leave my current job. I'd still need it. I'm going to hold off on it until next month when my shift changes from noon to 8:30 to 3-11:30. With noon to 8:30, it's difficult to do anything on either end.

    It's a little disheartening to think all I can get are minimum-wage jobs, but maybe that's all I'm worth. Do I really have minimum skills and a minimum work ethic?
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