I don't even recall the last time I wrote an entry...It must have been a while ago because I didn't have a job back then, I have been working for about three months now.
For those of you who care to know, I used to work for an Internet marketing company. I wrote texts for websites, did some translation, update Twitter feeds, that sort of thing. It was a job that I loved. I lost it due to some bogus reasons like:
I lacked initiative.
I was supposed to bring new ideas to the company
My English was not good enough to write good content (fuckers, I had been writing for the for a whole GODDAMN YEAR)
Basically, what this all boils down to, is that the people running the company couldn't get the funds they needed and they let me go and created a new position that was probably better suited to their way of handling business.
I have lost jobs in the past. In fact, I've lost every job I had since university. Some, I blame myself for...but this time, I blame the industry. Internet marketing, or marketing in general, is a very unstable field of work. If you don't get the big paying clients, or if you lose the big paying clients that you have, you have to let people go, which is what I believed happened to me.
I am a girl who likes routine and stability, and I was tired of working in a field where I had a job one day and lost it tomorrow. While looking for work in the paper, I stumbled on an add for a dental secretary class. The class was six weeks long and it cost about 600$ give or take.
"Hum, the world is always going to need dentists...This could be interesting. I did secretarial work before...Why not."
Long story short, I took the class this winter. When I was done with it, I sent my resume out to a few clinics in and around my town and one replied to me. They gave me a three week internship and I have been working there ever since.
Working there has not been perfect. They already had a secretary working there. So, for the first few weeks, I was stuck (and still am in a way) with the ungrateful work of sorting out files, cleaning patient dossiers and all that other stuff that needs to be done, but that now one actually wants to do.
Things have gotten a bit better since. I'll be getting more working hours soon and I was at the front desk yesterday. It was interesting to say the least. One thing though, the other secretary that I work with can sometimes be a total bitch. I think she's afraid I might steal her job. Which is not something I am aiming for. I just want to see if this career is something I would like to pursue or not. I would like her support, but she is not offering it.
My relationship with her has gotten better but she once yelled at me and told me to change my attitude...
In any case, I will not go into too much detail now since I have written a lot already, but I felt like I needed to update this journal.
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Oh and one last thing: DEPECHE MODE CONCERT IN MONTREAL, SEPTEMBER 03 2013!!!!!!!!