Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Set Adrift

I am on a raft floating out in the ocean without a destination. Seriously.

I spend my day looking for a job but I really need to find myself.

I feel lost without a job, a purpose, anything….

I do not have insurance currently so I have not been to therapy in a while. That is not good. My mood is mostly stable but there are afternoons like these that I just feel adrift.

I have had two phone interviews this week. I get really nervous around phone interviews. I am just not a phone talker. I have never been. So talking to these companies about how I am an awesome commercial lease administrator. I know the job and I know it well. Then they ask me about salary and I am like, I want this range and then they get all silent. That does not bode well.

I hate telephone interviews. I am a face to face kind of gal. Most of my friends can attest.

6 comments:

  1. Phone interviews can be tough. Have you ever done any mock interviews over the phone with friends/family? I did that and it really helped my phone interview skills.

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  2. I'm not a phone person either. I like Keith's suggestion of practicing phone interviews. That could be helpful.

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  3. I agree phone interviews are tough........you can't look anyone in the eye, or sense their body language......you are certainly not the only one who feels this way!

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  4. Phone interviews are SO hard. Something good is coming your way. Just keep holding on and things will get better.

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  5. I loathe when they ask what salary I'm looking for! I usually say, "Here's my salary history; I'm willing to negotiate for the right position."

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  6. I can relate to the feeling lost without a job, without a purpose. Something I'm struggling with too. Good luck with your search.

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