Ted Rall for February 04, 2001
New Job, Day 1 9:15 Send out Resumes Woman: They're waiting for you in oreintation Man: I'll be right in. 10:00 Follow-up Phone Calls Man: Yeah, I just started here, but you know how unstable the job market is. Do you have any openings? 12:40 Long lunch: squeeze in 2 interviews Man 2: So, where do you see yourself in 5 days? Man 3: Zeroprofit.com 2:35: Call employment agency: surf web for new listings. Man: ...and I've been here more than half a day. 4:00: first meeting with new boss. Man 4: Your keystroke count is atrocious... we've decided to let you go. Next Job, day 1 Man 5: I found your resume jammed in the printer.