I didn’t get the job…

I had my 2nd interview for the position last Tuesday. I didn’t get the job.

Mind you, I’m not actually upset about that.

The reasons why I didn’t get the job are actually hugely positive… I was just too good. 🙂

I ticked all their boxes, both “fit” and “techincal” and then some.

The Problem was that the chap that interviewed me felt that the role I was going for was actually beneath my capabilites, that I would not feel stretched, and therefore become discontent. That is not good for either party really…

He did say that if a role came up that would fit me, he would be back in contact ASAP.

I take all this as a good thing. Yes, I didn’t get the job, but it wasn’t desparate that I did get it. It’s not a showstopper like it was this time last year.

However, what it does mean is that I interview well, I project my “product” to an employer and I know what I want, what I can offer, and where I want to go in my career.

This then also means that my intrinsic “employment value” is very high to any prospective employer.

So hey, all in all, I’m a happy bunny.

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