I'm fed up! - U2 Feedback

Go Back   U2 Feedback > Your Blue Room > PLEBA > PLEBA Archive
Click Here to Login
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 03-22-2004, 05:42 AM   #1
New Yorker
 
celia's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: all maps welcome
Posts: 2,766
Local Time: 02:38 PM
Normal I'm fed up!

Been looking for a job for my placement year (we have to have one year of work for our University degree course - starting this summer)

and I had a second interview with a company and it was down to me and one other person (out of 250) and it went well but she rang this morning and left a message on my phone saying "it was a tough decision but we wont be able to take you on for the placement year...blah blah"

im getting so fed up of applying to jobs, It's like I get so close and then it's back to the start again!!! ahhhhh!!!

Pissed me off - what a crap start to the day/week!

(sorry I just needed to moan to some people!)
__________________

celia is offline  
Old 03-22-2004, 07:12 AM   #2
Blue Crack Addict
 
MrsSpringsteen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2002
Posts: 26,603
Local Time: 10:38 AM
I know how that feels, but I'm sure someone will realize how much you have to offer. Their loss

__________________

MrsSpringsteen is offline  
Old 03-22-2004, 05:02 PM   #3
Acrobat
 
tiger_luver64's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2003
Location: Nowhere near you
Posts: 300
Local Time: 09:38 AM
Im really sorry, im sure u would have been better than the other person
tiger_luver64 is offline  
Old 03-22-2004, 05:39 PM   #4
Blue Crack Addict
 
Moonlit_Angel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: In a dimension known as the Twilight Zone...do de doo doo, do de doo doo...
Posts: 20,189
Local Time: 09:38 AM
Aw, sorry to hear that. . Keep on searching, I'm sure you'll find a job soon. . Good luck.

Angela
Moonlit_Angel is offline  
Old 03-22-2004, 05:42 PM   #5
Blue Crack Supplier
 
kellyahern's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: 8 years and I still can't think of anything witty to put here
Posts: 34,698
Local Time: 10:38 AM
I'm sorry celia . I'm sure there's something better just around the corner
kellyahern is offline  
Old 03-23-2004, 01:24 AM   #6
fah
Blue Crack Addict
 
fah's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: In my house with the rest of fahs
Posts: 20,147
Local Time: 06:38 AM
If you were really interested in working for that company you may want to phone her back and thank her for leaving a message. Let her know you are disappointed and would still like to work for this company. Ask if there are any other jobs coming up or if she knows of anyone else who might be hiring.

If you are willing to accept the answer. ask her why you didn't get the job. This can sometimes be a tough thing to ask and even tougher for the person on the other end to answer. You may have to feel out the situation and see if she is going to be receptive to the question. If you think she wont be, then back off. Getting the answer to this question may set your mind at ease and possibly let you know what to do next time in the same situation.

You've got nothing to lose - make the call.
fah is offline  
Old 03-23-2004, 11:34 AM   #7
New Yorker
 
celia's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2001
Location: all maps welcome
Posts: 2,766
Local Time: 02:38 PM
Thanks everyone

I'm not fed up anymore anyways

She said it was nothing I did - it was just a really hard decision between me and the other girl. She said I did very well to get from 250 applicants down to 2 people so...

the main problem is that so many students all over the country apply for these work placements, that its really hard for them to choose...I don't mind just going on to my final year if a good job doesnt turn up anyway so It's all good!
celia is offline  
Old 03-30-2004, 08:26 AM   #8
Registered User
 
Hanover's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: Ireland
Posts: 297
Local Time: 02:38 PM
It's definitely their loss Celia...250 Applicants and it's whittled down to 2 - that's as close as it gets - Sorry, it didn't happen for you this time but I strongly believe maybe somethings are for the best, it might have been awful working there and in the longterm, even though the searching is so frustrating I an absolutely certain you'll secure the right placement. Best of luck and keep us posted on your progression - keep smiling - don't let the s grind you down!
__________________

Hanover is offline  
 

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:38 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Design, images and all things inclusive copyright © Interference.com
×