It's really not that difficult!

@gxnfly (1148)
China
June 6, 2008 8:13am CST
As you know,I dropped out of university,so I don't have a degree.For quite a long time I was really depressed,I didn't want to face the reality,didn't want to work in a company.So I thought maybe I could be a freelance.I was just scared to take the first step to get into the society.So I spent most of my time mylotting to give me an excuse not to work.But being alone was just really terrible,I didn't have someone to talk to,just all by myself.Sometimes I felt like I've lost the skill of chatting. I was really depressed sometimes,even thought of suicide,although I know I never have the courage to commit it.Disappointed at myself,I just sent my resume to a company,never expected that they would employ me.I was took by surprise when they called me for an interview.I didn't expect it was that easy! I can say I like my job now,it's new for me,I have a lot to learn.
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21 responses
@nupats (3564)
• India
7 Jun 08
Grt tht u picked up a job...its ok if u did not study but killing urself is a sin..u need to b careful abt ur life and take wise decisions...all r made for some work and so u need to just find wt suits ur needs..all the very best..keep smiling..and b optimistic..
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@lucy02 (5017)
• United States
6 Jun 08
I'm so glad you're enjoying your new job. Being by yourself too much is not good for you and can make a person very depressed. I'm glad you were able to pull yourself out of it.
@gxnfly (1148)
• China
6 Jun 08
Thank you ! Being by myself was really hard for me,I even thought I had mental problems,I was really depressed then.So I really need a job so that I can communicate with people.That's great!We can never get away from society.
@vanities (11351)
• Davao, Philippines
6 Jun 08
well thats great news!!and congrats for a new job...well all your efforts in sending applications and resume works...which means if we just only try and dont lose hope on anything...keep it up...
@gxnfly (1148)
• China
6 Jun 08
Yep,you just need to take the first step ,give it a try,overcome the inner fear.Now I can say I 'm not that useless as I thought before.
• Philippines
6 Jun 08
Nice to hear you got a job now. Having a degree just makes people one step ahead in a ladder but in reality its how you plan your steps. You may never tell what the future holds for you but you are the only person who can mold your future. So dont be afraid. I use to be like you but I plan three steps ahead of that ladder. Look around you use what resources you have. Most people bloom by simple ideas and small resources. Who knows? maybe that job of yours is your key. Just be creative and smart.
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@gxnfly (1148)
• China
6 Jun 08
Absolutely you are right.I think this job as a key to my beautiful future.Although the salary is not much,but it's enough for me.What matters is that I can learn new stuff ,gain some experience and get prepared for the future.
@julyteen (13265)
• Davao, Philippines
27 Jun 08
"expect the unexpected!" this was happen to you, there are times that we think we are a loser but of course it is not. as long as we still breathing our hope would be there always to give us another opportunity in life. many times i felt that way but the surprised is at the end. i am very happy that still i survive the hardest part of my life.
@whittby (3073)
• United States
7 Jun 08
Congratulations. It's such a plus when you like your job. Makes your work week go by so fast. I hope your confidence has come back up, you sound very positive now! I lie my current job and it's made a big difference in my life - I don't feel as tired and not so many aches and pains.
@dandan07 (1908)
• China
7 Jun 08
For today's people without a degree it is quite hard to find a suitable job. And you may have a very hard time when you work with poeple in a new place. I think you are great, after finding that job, and enjoy yourslef, you will be a part of the society.
@drakesuyat (1064)
• Philippines
7 Jun 08
i took up computer engineering but unfortunately on my last semester in school, i flank in one of my six remaining subjects. i was begging for my instructor to give me a passing grade since its my last semester but he never really felt so pity with my situation. i didnt make it to the graduation ceremony but it never stop me from getting a job. i applied for a job and luckily even got hired immediately compared to my friends who made it to the graduation ceremony. im connected in a private company now and my first job really helped me a lot in achieving where am i today. during that very sad experience in my life, my friend adviced me to keep on moving coz life doesnt stop where we fall. its only the beginning for us to stand up again and make a new move.
• Philippines
7 Jun 08
good day..nice to hear that it's a nice start isn't it. well for me a month r two I'll be going to another country where my wife landed a job, there I would try my luck. good luck God bless.
@faith210 (11233)
• Philippines
7 Jun 08
Hi gxnfly! I guess, sometimes the fear of the unknown is what hinders us from taking the first step to our dream, our goal. We sometimes fear being rejected even before we ever try. And I am glad you have overcome that and took the first step. I am so happy for you and I am wishing you more strength and courage as you reach for your dreams. Take care and God bless!
• Philippines
7 Jun 08
whoa! I can really see myself thorough you. About the depressed thing, the not having to find job and being scared to get into society and even being afraid of losing the skills to chat. Good for you luck must have touched you and give you hope. Congratulations with the new job and I like how you see this job even if its a low paying job as long as your happy you accepted it.
@Debs_place (10551)
• United States
7 Jun 08
Well Congratulations on your job, now you must tell us what it is you are doing at work. And remember, you can always go back and get your degree, it is never too late.
@Hatley (152028)
• Garden Grove, California
6 Jun 08
gxnfly hi I am so glad for you. you interviewed and you got you a job.sure beats job hunting. take care and enjoy your new job and learn everyday you will really move up. good luck and God bless
@roger3611 (200)
• China
6 Jun 08
well, congratulations to you, you know as the OLD saying goes Impossible is Nothing.
@checapricorn (16072)
• United States
6 Jun 08
Wow! That's cool gxnfly! Sometimes, we are scared of nothing..LOL, Our imagination exaggerate things which help us lose our self-confidence but, if we will just think wide, there are many people all over the world who has no diploma yet succeeded in life. IT takes to try and take a risk in this life. Cheers!
@kun2349 (23475)
• Singapore
6 Jun 08
Good for u ^_^ hehe.. WIthout a degree is no big deal.. The difference is only your salary.. hehe ^_^ And also, some companies only employ ple with degrees while some employ ple with experiences instead.. IN a job, they require some qualifications is because they wanna prove that u can really communicate and speak well.. And thus, most companies will ask for degree holders, when in fact, it doesn't really matter much as long as u can talk.. haha ^_^ Congrats on u getting the job!! hehe
@magrylouyu (1632)
• United States
6 Jun 08
Hey gxnfly! Congradulations! That's awsome that your starting a new job. I bet your excited. :) I bet you'll love it. It really does suprise me how easy something really is. I always put things off then after a while I do them and usually they are so easy I just think 'wow, that was easy. why didnt I do this sooner?' I hope everything goes good.
6 Jun 08
It doesnt matter.Sometime i even thought that if i didn't study in the unversiry ,i would be better.After so many years studying in the school ,i find i'm stupider and lost the ability to search and invent new things.Just believe yourself !
• Indonesia
6 Jun 08
congratulations for getting the job! well, sometimes we're afraid of what we don't know, or what we have never done before. actually what we have to do is just try it, just do it, it's not that difficult. you proved it yourself . thx.
@leateagee (3667)
• China
6 Jun 08
First of all, congratulations for getting a good job that you think you'll enjoy and congratulatios for over coming the loneliness/depression stage in your life. Depression is a worst word...maybe whta you had was just loneliness of being unproductive. But look at it this way, you weren't idle at all since you joined myLot forum. Congratulations again and good luck! Take care =)