So I honestly need a job! I needed one like yesterday! I am happily married and we have 3 children. We live in a 2 bedroom apartment and well we are stuck under one sole income. Lately we don't have any money for anything other then bills and even at that we can't seem to get ahead in life and live debt free. We don't have credit cards or anything of that sort it's just our regular bills like rent, utility bills, and a car note. I'm sick and tired of living that way!!! I have been looking for a job for at least two months and nothing! :/ Tuesday I even went to a job fair and they wouldn't even interview me! The woman who was pre-screening asked me for my resume she looked at it for literally 5 seconds and just simply said I don't have the qualifications. She then proceeded to escort me out the building. It was embarrassing! As I was doing my walk of shame I asked for the requirements they asked for and she said import/export, transportation that the person needed the experience. I have transportation experience and even after letting her know that she proceeded to escort me out the building. It made me feel less then other applicants, i mean was it necessary to deny me a interview? The person interviewing me didnt even work in that department. Well here comes the funny part...my husband and bil work there along with my bil's bff and his brother. My bil's bff had also informed his gf about the position and she was going to attend the job fair. I knew that so I texted her to give her the 411 on what happened to me. Well she calls her bf who is also my bil's BFF and he goes to inform his manager that she's going and wants an interview. She gets in! That bitch gets an interview and she has only one admin assist job history! I have a cover letter in which I poured my heart into, a perfect resume, and references!!! So she interviews and gets offered two positions by my husbands, bil's, and bil's BFF manager! You get it?...ugh wtf!!! So she was going in today for a second interview but the job is pretty much hers... :( I'm so frustrated bc she already has a job, knows our situation and is leaving her other job. Anyways so I interviewed yesterday at this law firm. I have prior experience as a legal assistant/ legal receptionist/ and litigation secretary. Well the location is perfect, the pay is what I asked for and it seems great. I was the first they interviewed so I guess it's a good yet bad thing. I see it as if it was their first they learn from it and totally count me out or they love me but decide to give everyone a fair chance and they focus on me bc I was first. Idk?...thoughts?
Now we mainly talked about some duties I've had and what I want to do with my life as career wise. I made sure to let them know I researched them and knew what they work with. The main lawyer actually made this comment... "good, you did your homework" but idk I feel like it could have been better!!!
I want to call and offer them a free week of my work. Like a non-paid internship as a trial. I just feel like I'm a perfect candidate and want to sell myself but want to prove I'm what they need. What are your thoughts? Deal breaker?
Thank you for reading!