[bct] Re: good question

  • From: Tim Cross <tcross@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2006 09:19:02 +1100

Hi Jamie,

good luck with that job. If it doesn't work out, just keep at it. Its
hard when your a recent graduate, regardless of any disability.
Getting turned down numerous times is very demoralising, but just keep
at it. Persistance will pay off in the long run.

Tim
 
jamie crowell writes:
 > Yes, Tim, I do have a goal in mind. I just graduated with a degree in human
 > resources and I have sent resumes all over the place. I have had three
 > interviews. I recently interviewed with Alltel, which is the second largest
 > phone company in my area. My dad has worked there for over thirty years and
 > he is talking with the VP. They turned me down yesterday, however, I think
 > it's because they don't want to make the effort to work with me. My dad is
 > going to call the VP on Monday. I think there is still a possibility.
 > Jamie
 > 
 > -----Original Message-----
 > From: blindcooltech-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
 > [mailto:blindcooltech-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Tim Cross
 > Sent: Saturday, February 25, 2006 7:57 AM
 > To: blindcooltech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
 > Subject: [bct] Re: good question
 > 
 > 
 > Hi jamie,
 > 
 > there is nothing on this planet as depressing as the endless job hunt.
 > don't let it get you down too much. Remember (here comes the cliche)
 > its there loss not yours.
 > 
 > Do you have a plan or goal with respect to work? Is there something in
 > particular you would really like to do? It can sometimes help if there
 > is a particular career or objective you want to reach because you tend
 > to be more interested in it and this shows in an interview. Are you
 > getting many interviews or are you being dropped before that stage?
 > 
 > While I understand your comments regarding dating a blind person
 > because they would be more sensitive to your needs etc, I think you
 > should just be looking for someone who can be sensitive, regardless of
 > blindness or not. The people you shared with in college were probably
 > just young and insensitive to others needs - people tend to be like
 > that when they are young. I've been very lucky in my life to have had
 > two long term partners (7 years and 10 years) and know that when you
 > meet that special one, you don't need to worry about sensitivity to
 > your needs etc. The right person will understand you and your needs as
 > you will understand theirs. The right person is that one you will meet
 > who will make you feel great and inspire you to be the best person you
 > can while you do the same for them. In the meantime, just enjoy life
 > as its unfortunately extremely short and we only get one go at it.
 > 
 > The good thing is that without a job or a partner, the only direction
 > you can go is up. You have little to lose, the world is your ....
 > 
 > oh damn, just dropped my braille copy of "The worlds best cliches"
 > volume 1. have to leave it there,
 > 
 > Tim
 > 
 > 
 > 
 > 
 > 
 > 

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