I applied for a job last week. I haven’t properly applied for a job in years, all the jobs I have had recently have been through contacts or recruitment consultants. So I dusted off my writing skills to completely rewrite my CV and fired up my creative skills to write a two page supporting document stating why I fulfilled the criteria.
I didn’t get the job. I didn’t even get interviewed. Bugger.
But this is not a post saying ‘Woe is me’ this is a post about possibilities. You see the job I went for isn’t something I thought I would want to do until it came up and my burning gut reaction was ‘YES’. OK so I didn’t get this one but it has made me realise that there are other jobs out there. Other possibilities
Instead of plodding gently down the straight road I thought I was on, I feel like I have topped a hill I didn’t know I was climbing and as I look over I see the road dividing. Different directions, sparkling possibilities stretching into the future. And the view looks great. Scary but great. I have decided to just sit here for awhile before I move on. It isn’t often in life that you can take your time before committing, mostly we are running full pelt and it is only afterwards that you look back and see where you took the road you are on.
I have no idea where this will all end up. Whether I will follow the well trampled road, straight and safe or whether I will investigate the turning twisty slightly overgrown lane. But until I have to decide I’m going to enjoy the view.
Come back on Sunday to hear from Susanna