Following Up

Following Up

Yall, making follow-up phone calls about jobs is absolutely nerve racking when you have no idea what you’re supposed to be doing.

As previously discussed I submitted an application for a position with the City last week. Everything I’ve read says make a follow-up phone call, to show interest and see where the process is, in 7-10 days. So I figure okay, I want this job, I’d better figure out what the situation is.

Either I was sleeping, or they didn’t cover this (yes, I realize the order in which those appear, I assure you… it probably is relevant), the day they discussed to how to apply for a job in school, but I had no idea what I was supposed to say. Google, the electronic love of my life, once again saved my butt.

Anyway, armed with my new found knowledge, I call HR, HR transfers me to the Chief’s secretary, who… transfers me to the Chief.

AAAAHHHH!

Crap.

Um.

Don’t stutter.

Must. Not. Sound. Like. A. Moron.

I tell him who I am, that I’m calling to follow up on the IT job, and ask about scheduling, or when he expects to schedule, interviews for the position. He tells me they’ll be in touch next week.

Good. Not rejected yet.

ARGGGHHH. Hate waiting. Perseverence… right?

In other news. Homegroup is starting off to be awesome. I’m glad we’re doing this with a groupd of people who, for the most part, I already know and feel comfortable around. I’m horrible. no actually completely petrified, around new people. It takes me a while to get comfortable. And, even though I don’t always say much in discussion, having the chance to grow in faith with a close group of friends is an amazing opportunity that I’m thankful for.