A guy called us up and said “I have a story I have to tell you.”
“Tell us!” we said.
“Okay,” said the young man, whom we’ll call Jim.
“I got laid off from my job in September, but I wasn’t panicking because I got a little severance and also because I can still do a small amount of consulting for my old employer. I’ve just been applying for a few jobs here and there. Last night I saw a job ad that looked perfect for me.
“It’s a job opening for a Technical Project Manager, which is what I am, and I know there are a lot of us, but I have literally every single qualification listed in the job ad. The company makes medical equipment.
“That’s the kind of product development I’ve been involved in for ten years. I figured I’d apply for the job and hopefully at least get an interview.
“I took about an hour and a half to fill out the online job application. I hit the SUBMIT button at nine-fifteen last night and sat down to watch TV.