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Mrs. Jobseeker

Well, that’s me. I finished my paralegal course, which I loved, and am now trying to format some coherent explanation of what I’ve been doing for the last 20 years that might lead a prospective employer to give me a callback.  The psychology of jobsearching is interesting. The highs and lows are possibly more intense than normal. For example, last Friday, I worked all day and sent out 6 applications. I seem to average 30 minutes to 1 1/2 hours per application. I felt pretty excited by what I had accomplished; but, really, there is no accomplishment without a job or at least a response. The lack of response is disheartening. Sending hearfelt letters and a summary of my life out into the void daily starts to feel like a lonely, sad pursuit. By Monday morning, I felt pretty deflated. Who would want to hire me? I finally managed to send out a couple of email for jobs found on Craigslist.

Here are the stats for today:

Mr. Jobseeker – 6 applications

Mrs. Jobseeker – 2 applications

Baby Jobseeker – 2 applications.

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