The dreaded job hunt and our overbearing handicaps

By Friday, June 4, 2010 0 , Permalink 0

Here are just some of my excuses 😉

I have a mental handicap or
I never graduated from high school or
I never graduated from college or
I am just graduating or
I just graduated a year ago or
I graduated too long ago or
I am a self-made woman or
I am a self-made man or
I am too beautiful or
I am too ugly or
I am too fat or
I am too thin or
I am too old or
I am too young or
I have only had one employer in life or
I have hopped from job to job too often or
I am too near retirement or
I am too wet behind the ears or
I have a prison record or
I have a psychiatric history or
I have not had enough education or
I have had too much education or
I am an Arab or
I am Hispanic or
I am Black or
I am Asian or
I speak no English or
I have an accent or
I am too much of a specialist or
I am too much of a generalist or
I am ex-clergy or
I am ex-military or
I am too assertive or
I am too shy or
I have only worked for volunteer organizations or
I have only worked for small organizations or
I have only worked for large organizations or
I have only worked for the government or
I come from a very different culture or
I come from another industry or
I come from another planet.

From “What color is your parachute?”

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