Wholesome Conversation with a Stranger

I have slowly been applying to jobs because why not. I have justI graduated, travel plans are ruined and I’m bored at home. In the next few months, I will take it more seriously, but for right now, I’m only apply to one or two a day. And so far they are the standard rejection emails.

Thank you for your interest in ***. We have carefully reviewed your application for the position of ***  and we have decided not to move forward with your candidacy at this time.

If you have not already done so, we invite you to activate the job alerts to receive the offers that correspond to your interests and to reapply. Also be aware that it is possible that we will contact you if other opportunities related to your professional profile arise within 

We thank you for your interest and wish you the best of luck in your job search.

Some words might be different, but they are usually all along the same line. Like I mentioned, I am not so pressed to get a job right now, so I’m not taking it personally

Well, this afternoon I got an email from one of the companies I applied to. It wasn’t a straight up rejection, I was told there wasn’t any positions available at the moment. Some not-so-sane part of me decided, why not reply to this email. No harm, no foul. Right?

And this person replying made my day because I never expected it.

And maybe what I did was not the norm. So what though. Its not like anything was bad. And I am not normal. I am weird and quirky, and that is my personality.

I guess I was just excited to hear from a real person not one of those automated emails.

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A quirky, possibly crazy 22 year old talking about her life and doggie.

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