I didn’t get the job.

I am feeling alright about it in that my greatness was confimed through the interview process but also slightly annoyed in that the other two candidates were textiles specialists and I think that’s what they were looking for- and I am certainly not one. They didn’t mention this in their advert either so I feel like I was fighting an uphill battle from the get go.

Anway, it went well even though I didn’t get it. I’m just rather apprehensive as to what if anything will come up over the next few weeks, especially as there are only two more weeks of my course left. Ho hum.

2 Responses to Interview

  1. Dave says:

    Did they give you much in the way of feedback?
    Also, if they wanted a textiles person, maybe it’s better that you didn’t get the job n’est pas?
    Obviously comiserations if that is appropriate *hug*

  2. monky says:

    The feedback was that they would have loved to take us all and that the difference between us was ‘cigarette paper thin.’ The Head said they took the one that got picked because they felt ‘her work would fit in more with the department’ so i guess that means due to her textiles…?
    At the same time, the work I saw in the school wasn’t particularly impressive, and i feel the whole point of teaching recruitment is to find people that can turn their hands to most things regardless of what they are trained in.
    I think I would have found it a bit awkward to work there due to one of the staff being an aquaintance of sorts (friend of a friend). Plus if they wanted someone to bring the textiles they should have said in their ad, so it might have been a good school but if they can’t put what they want in their ad then maybe it’s for the best I don’t work there.
    Anyway, as you know I am most greatful for your commenting; seeing I have a comment gets me all excited… :D