I am currently going through the most uncertain phase of my life. The transition of university life – career world. Previously I thought post-SPM process was so tiring, but this is another level of exhaustion. I am always with my laptop doing one of these or all at the same time:
- Updating my CV
- Writing new covering letter
- Strolling through career websites
- Replying emails
I know some you guys (I meant my social media followers) may not take me seriously, but seriously, that is all I have been doing lately. It is April now, my boyfriend and I have not found any time to talk to each other in 2018. I mean, the last time we Facetime was in 2017. I really don’t know how we make it to three years, but miracles exist. Proof is, us.
I am not sure if people know about this, but my field has too many selection stages to apply for one freaking job. The rule of thumb is, never expect less than three stages. The most I found so far? Twelve stages. I mean, even pregnancy takes only nine months, right? It is already demotivating in the first place to apply because it will not be a problem if the application is unsuccessful at the first or second stage, but imagine if you get stuck at the 11th stage? That starts a huge beef. Even Pope Francis can be salty if that happens. I agree if company wants to select the creme of the creme but we are not a refuge trying to find a shelter, we are just graduates trying to set out first step in the career world. But give us a break, please?
Enough with my rants, I already secured three job offers, and Alhamdulillah for that. The kidney-equivalent travelling cost paid off, thank God for that. But all of t