My Upcoming Job Interview
June 3, 2019
Hey, guys, I’m going on a job interview soon, so would you wish me luck?
If you’re imaging a typical scenario, you’re probably visualizing me walking into a conference room and delivering friendly but firm handshakes as I pass around hard copies of my resume. Next comes my pitch to convince the assembled suits that I can do the job they need to fill. Then I go home and await their judgment. If all goes well, I’ll eventually be shown to my new office, where I’ll begin the work I’ve been assigned.
Except that it doesn’t work that way for me.
Here’s the thing about us creative types: We do the work before applying for the job.
We sit at our computers, or stand at our easels, or strap on our guitars, and write the novel/paint the pi...