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F(r)+recession≠employment

The F(r) is my crippling fear of rejection, which is seriously standing in the way of me putting this exceptional education to work. Because Kenan-Flagler truly values diversity, some of us have exotic backgrounds and ambitions. Working in apparel product development seemed perfectly normal to me at the time, I mean, doesn’t everybody have to buckle Naomi Campbell into her stilettos at some point in their career? But now I feel as if my résumé describes an experience most HR bots, and even human HR gatekeepers, cannot possibly comprehend. And because mine is primarily an off-campus job search, I have pored through many a placement ad seeking someone exactly not like me for the jobs I wanted. As for my Read More