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by redpanda21
Fri Mar 22, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: 5 things I'm thinking today. . .
Replies: 9302
Views: 1655935

Re: 5 things I'm thinking today. . .

My fellow Assistant colleague is awfully confident and taunts me by saying he'll be successful his first time applying as he's so lucky and walked into his Assistant job with no experience - when it's unlikely I will be successful this time (second attempt). It sounds like the kind of hubris that c...
by redpanda21
Fri Mar 22, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: Anybody else feeling hopeless about finding a relevant job?
Replies: 7
Views: 1108

Re: Anybody else feeling hopeless about finding a relevant job?

Fantastic - congrats!
Sometimes things have a weird way of turning out okay.. Now go celebrate :D
by redpanda21
Tue Mar 19, 2019 3:19 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Rejected from interview due to references. Thoughts...?
Replies: 11
Views: 2767

Re: Rejected from interview due to references. Thoughts...?

Thanks Miriam - I agree that's not what Edinburgh said, I just meant I had a similar experience to Pencilcase's; feeling that they meet the minimum criteria, submitting the same application, and being less successful than the previous year. It's very disheartening going through this process and bein...
by redpanda21
Mon Mar 18, 2019 12:25 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Rejected from interview due to references. Thoughts...?
Replies: 11
Views: 2767

Re: Rejected from interview due to references. Thoughts...?

Pencilcase123 - I had a similar experience this year with Essex; last year I got to interview but was unsuccessful, so within the last year I have gained more experience. I submitted a very similar application this time around (with my added experience) but did not get to interview. It makes no sens...
by redpanda21
Thu Mar 07, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: Anybody else feeling hopeless about finding a relevant job?
Replies: 7
Views: 1108

Re: Anybody else feeling hopeless about finding a relevant job?

For a lot of people following the path of postgrad psychology the journey is rough. I applied to many support worker and healthcare assistant roles but was rejected, so decided to take a different route and applied to be a Learning Support Assistant with the SEND department of a secondary school - t...
by redpanda21
Fri Mar 01, 2019 3:34 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: 5 things I'm thinking today. . .
Replies: 9302
Views: 1655935

Re: 5 things I'm thinking today. . .

1. The frustration of being unsuccessful in my application to Essex (despite getting to interview last year, being unsuccessful, and subsequently getting yet another years varied relevant experience) is almost overwhelming. I'm unsure how better fitting the selection criteria can make me more unsucc...