Take my job... please!

I say that I want to continue in school so that I will have lots of skills and therefore the freedom to drastically change careers whenever I want. And yet, I've suddenly realized, once I get a job, I don't think I will even leave it. Maybe I subconsciously realized this and that's why I haven't seriously looked for a Real Job yet - I'm afraid of picking the thing that I'll do for The Rest Of My Life. I am too nice or too weak to ever let my employer down by leaving, or too lazy to ever look for a new job in the first place. Me voici, stuck here. Me voila, stuck in a future job. I have so much to look forward to.

srah - Monday, 23 June 2003 - 3:24 PM
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gravatar Jez - June 24, 2003 - 10:23 AM -

Never feel sorry for employers. They don't feel sorry for you when your salary doesn't extend as far it should. You could be a professional student, somehow becoming part of the fixtures and fittings of the university to such an extent that they pay you for it.

gravatar srah - June 24, 2003 - 10:26 AM -

It's not employers you end up feeling sorry for... it's supervisors, and other people who have to take up your slack. Anyway, I'm just whining. I know I'm not going to look for another job until the end of the summer.

gravatar katie - June 24, 2003 - 11:15 AM -

I get the same feeling... I just found out that our clinic director is leaving at the end of the year. It makes me feel guilty about leaving for an archives job or for grad school...

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