Should I even mention former job?
February 19, 2014 3:31 PM Subscribe
I just got unceremoniously canned from my part time (12 hour) job, which I started beginning of January, for a no call no show. I didn't MEAN to no call, no show. My full-time job gave us the Federal holiday off, and my brain made Monday into Sunday. I know, super lame. I could get into the legal and other issues that are taking quite a bit of my mental energy, but what's the point. Just know I've been somewhat distracted, to say the least.
posted by intrepid_simpleton to Work & Money (7 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
I got a 95 on my first review and 100s on the next two. "Calls will be monitored and recorded" (it was a phone research job). Being canned didn't seem personal; they just had to show me who's boss I suppose. (They have lots of high school kids working there and order must be maintained, right? Tons of tiny rules). I have mixed feelings: It was easy and fun, but they really did treat everyone like they were five years old.
So: one of my co-workers mentioned the other research company she works for (!) and suggests I apply there. It's so much nicer, she tells me. I am going to go apply.
Do I even mention this job? After all, my reviews were great (smile).