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with a shit degree and no ambition or career plan.
what did you do next?
you deceitful shit
You didn't think she was really an actress, did you?
i want enough money to be able to live, i don't think pretending to be a legendary holywood actress will help.
will appreciate the fact you actually got through university. Is it a reputable university? That would also be in your favour.
i went to Bristol, the course is highly rated as well (Maths), shame i got a IIIrd.
Does it matter if i just get a shit office job? If i have no idea what area to work in what area should i work in?
that got a FAIL in maths at Leeds Uni - he now "faciliatates", i.e. runs the office of traders at a major international bank in Canary Wharf. He gets paid well and has a lot of responsibility.
i'd imagine he has ambition and stuff though
not at all. Really. He was able to do the job and was there at the right time with an agency.
an entry level office job with technical skills - sub editing, insurance claims, tax/accountancy, something like that. You will cry, though.
and am dossing and going to bare festivals and having fun... oh no wait hang on i'm wasting my life actually, but yeah whatever
but I had no ambition or career plan (same as now in fact).
I started temping and then looked in the papers and on websites for jobs in London I could feasibly do with a vague plan to eventually move here.
temping just means you pay the agency part of your salary, and you could easily get casual office work without going through agencies...
a lot of big companies only use agencies.
i'll do that then
i don't really know, all attainable jobs sound rubbish
get on a decent graduate scheme? bottom of a ladder you want to climb and all that
(sorry for the horrible cliche)
and for graduate schemes you normally need a 2:1
seriously don't worry about it. 20% are driven and go straight into adulthood, and die. the rest just do bits here and there, temp, in places get experience, which is often more important than a degree anyway.
Parents haven't got a clue about temping, but that's just because it was different back then i guess, but it's easy and usefull. if you want a proper job right away, temp and search, something will come up it just might take a little longer than if you had signed your life away already.
my dad did work in a personnel department a few years ago where he was in charge of hiring people and stuff, so i suspect he does kind of know what he's talking about. I think temping of some kind is the way forward though.
but as i say, and as he should know, experience is crucial for most companies, and temping is the easiest way to get it.
anyway, as soon as you start work you'll meet myriad people in the same situation. just don't stress.
started to clear my debt
make plans for future
2 years then i'll tell you.
that needs a degree, and use it as a stepping stone so that by the time you are 30, you may be doing what you may want to do
all i do is sit around reading allday.not proper reading like important stuff.but music magazines and the guardian and comics and stuff.and ocassionally i get beaten up.today i dodged flying cups for 5 and a half hours.oh the joy
why do you get beaten up?
cept we drop parcels then see what people order, once an ambundance of sex toys and pills fell out a parcel (i errrm took a couple for personal use) and then reported it, they never know!
from one of the top unis..couldnt find a graduate job..ended up working full time where i was working part time..albeit in a more professional graduate capacity..although if i wasn't working there already i doubt i would have.
however other people i know who have iiirds and 2.2s have done very well.
your ambition and personality is more important than your degree...i lack the first two
dont be so harsh on urself :P
go work for a local council.
ran out of money.
starting applying for jobs, admittedly half=heartly. got a job. didnt like it. left. got another job. disliked it slightly less. did that for 3 years. the end.
it's paid my rent and allows me to get drunk quite a lot. i cant complain at that.
for the people who can spend their working day on DiS. I want what you've got.
Went on dole for just over a year
Went through some shit temp jobs
Got an alright job
Shit what now? HELP!
a lot of my friends did that after Uni and are in the same position now as they were just after they graduated a year ago.
for a year, then went to Leeds Uni careers thingy, got a list, spawned a job in a software house. 10 years on am off back to uni to do masters to change career.
by virtue of being an ethnic minority (!), which meant I got on the job training and them paying for me to study a relevant qualification.
I've now got 2 diplomas, one in Emergency Planning and one in Psychology.
Money's not great, mind.