Thinking About The Time I Was Rejected For A Writing Job

So, I just got rejected for a job I applied for. It’s a tough pill to swallow, but I’m trying to stay positive and just write comedy. I mean, who needs a job anyway? All that early morning alarm clock buzzing, daily commutes, and stressful deadlines? Not me!

I’ll just become a professional couch potato. I’ll watch TV shows all day, eat pizza, and wear sweatpants without a care in the world. I mean, what could be better than that?

Who needs a paycheck, am I right? I’ll just live off of my rich aunt’s inheritance. Sure, she’s not dead yet, but I’ll just start spending the money now and hope for the best.

And let’s not forget, I’m still employed by my imaginary friend’s company. He pays well and has great benefits. The only downside is that I have to do all the work.

But hey, rejection is just redirection, right? Maybe it’s a sign that I should pursue my dream of becoming a professional kazoo player or a llama farmer. The possibilities are endless.

So, if you’re feeling down about being rejected from a job, just remember, life is too short to work a job you don’t love. Or, you know, any job at all.

On second thought, maybe I should just become a social media influencer. All I have to do is post pictures of my avocado toast and my adorable cat, and I’ll be raking in the cash in no time.

Or, I could become a professional napper. I mean, I’ve been practicing for years, and I’ve got some serious skills in the snooze department.

But in all seriousness, getting rejected from a job can be a real blow to your self-esteem. It’s easy to feel like a failure, like I’m not good enough. But the truth is, rejection is a part of life. We all face it at some point or another.

And if all else fails, I can always join a circus. I hear they’re always looking for clowns. Well, maybe being a clown isn’t such a bad idea. I already have the big shoes and I can source the red nose. All I need is a few juggling balls and some oversized pants, and I’m ready to go.

Or, I could start a business selling handmade candles made from earwax. I know it sounds gross, but hear me out. It’s a renewable resource, and it has a unique texture and scent. Plus, I’ll never run out of raw materials.

But, in all seriousness, being rejected from a job can be a tough experience. It can be hard not to take it personally, but it’s important to remember that it’s not a reflection of my worth as a person. There are so many factors that go into a hiring decision, many of which are out of my control.

So, instead of dwelling on the rejection, maybe I should try to focus on what I can do to improve my chances of getting hired next time. Maybe I can take a class to improve my skills, or work on my interview techniques. The more I invest in myself, the better my chances will be of landing my dream job. And who knows, maybe I’ll even end up becoming a clown-earwax-candle-maker. Anything is possible!


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