Kenneth Smith
6 months ago
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Car broke down night before Interview! Plan B..

Things don't always go as planned especially when it's a big day! My car started overheating the night before the interview. No way was i going to cancel an #interview as those are few and far between for me. I checked google maps and saw the location is 9 miles away. Luckily for me i still had a bicycle in the garage. I brought a few bottles of water and my interview clothes in a bag so they would not get sweaty. I found a bathroom a couple miles away to change in. The exercise there put me in a good mood, i got to think about what i was going to say and had a good interview. I even shared the experience with the interviewer and i think it showed him i'm not someone to give up when things don't go my way. We talked about mechanics and it lightened up the mood. They called me back for training this time i took the car. I was thinking the bike ride was actually a good thing, i might just ride my bicycle there a couple times a week. #jobsearch #stress #training #transportation #motivation #advice #inspiration #application

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John Huang
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Mark M
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what a way to stay motivated and keep your eyes on the prize @KennethSmith. You have inspired me to keep pushing..regardless..thanks man!!

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Dennis Mouser
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That's a congrats Kenneth. The last thing an interviewer wants to hear is that you don't have transportation. Showing them you had a back up plan shows dedication to them. It worked perfectly for the both of you.

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LeeAnn Smith
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I started to apply for a job as a proctor for the Princeton Review but decided not to apply but maybe later I will

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dian sanderson
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Awesome story.

Good job !!!

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Glenda Gie
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Awesome! Happy for you Kenneth. Congratulations.

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Sheryl Ann
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Great story and congratulations on the job! My has been breaking down and is causing me challenge in my job search. I can't afford to get it fixed, nor to pay for Lyft / Uber. Taking a bus is my only saving grace right now, but have to find a job on the bus line.

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debra ethan
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People: Kenneth Smith's story was written by one who did not let his circumstances define himself. Good for you, Kenneth Smith!

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Candy Baron
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I have two vehicles and a back up bicycle Great idea to share Proud of you

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Mark Franklin
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That's awesome! Way to persevere and congrats on getting invited back for the training!

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