Sunday, September 15, 2013

Low profile

I read somewhere that you shouldn't blog when you don't really have anything interesting to say. Which is why I haven't blogged for a while.

I went for a job interview on Thursday and I have mixed feelings about how it went. The position was for a copy writer/blogger and when asked what I possibly knew about blogging and writing, I mentioned that I was a blogger and that I had done freelance writing before. Somehow they ended up making me feel like I was not pretty enough or smart enough to work for their company. It is strange though, I went in feeling so confident and ready, but left feeling worried and sad. I did my best anyway, but they said they will let me know if I got the job this upcoming week. They even mentioned that they had several other candidates to consider, along with myself.

I am still not doing much writing at the moment, though I have been catching up on my reading. Three of my family members have been home sick with the flu and I am trying desperately to avoid them and getting sick myself. I had the flu a few months back and apparently, I can get it all over again. I thought because I already had it this year I would be done.

All in all I am just keeping a low profile. Not doing much, just hanging around at home, trying not to drive my mother crazy.

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  1. I'll keep my fingers crossed for you and the job.

    Best of luck on not getting the flu (again). That would not be fun at all.

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  2. Not pretty enough? That wasn't nice. Hope you get it anyway and rock at the job.

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  3. Jai - Thank you.

    Alex - Thank you. You rock!

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  4. Sorry this has happened to you. If you don't get this position a better one is coming your way.

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  5. I hate that they made you feel sad and not qualified, Murees. Things like that should not happen. You are a fine,kind, sensitive, person and you are talented. If they don't hire you, they don't deserve you.

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  6. Don't beat yourself up Muress..
    ups and downs are always there..
    read a lot.. that definitely helps.

    Try this..
    write down your worries and tear that page away.. works for me like a charm :)

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  7. If you are at a loose end, but want to write something, don't forget to try the free writing exercise I mentioned on your previous blogpost!
    Writer In Transit

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  8. Yeah, if you don't have something to say, forcing it isn't a good idea :)

    I'm sorry about your interview. But if that's how they treat someone they don't employ, you probably don't want to work there at all! Here's to praying that you get a few more nibbles on the job front soon!

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  9. Hi Murees .. you'll be fine - the right job will come along .. trying doing some A-Zs for exercise purpose .. might turn into small books in due course ..

    Keep well away from Mama's feet!

    Good luck - Hilary

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  10. We learn something from everyone who passes through our lives.. Some lessons are painful, some are painless.. but, all are priceless..Wish you all the best!

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  11. Shelley - Thank you. I believe that too.

    Deanie - Thank you so much! Their loss.

    Jyoti - Thank you. I will definitely have to try that. Sounds like a good exercise.

    Michelle - Thank you, Michelle. I ended up writing things that did not make sense and which was not very good. But at least I wrote.

    Katie - Thank you. You are so right. I don't think I want to work for them anymore.

    Hilary - Thank you. I am trying to leave my mom in peace for now.

    Chirasree - Those are such wise words. Thank you.

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  12. Fingers crossed that you get the best job for you!

    Enjoy your reading. :-)

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  13. Wow, sounds like a harsh interview. Like Misha, I am keeping my fingers crossed for you!
    Take care and I hope you can avoid that flu bug.

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  14. Fingers crossed for the job. And good luck not getting sick :-)

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  15. Misha - Thank you. You are always so kind.

    Julie - Thank you. I am getting the flu. I am at the stage where my whole body aches.

    Annalisa - Thank you. But I am getting sick (pout).

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