It was a new month and a new beginning in my life, and I had a new attitude about something that I once was afraid of. I got up on a Monday and attended a job fair at the a certain hotel in Manhattan. I had read about it in the help wanted section of the Sunday paper earlier that morning and decided to take my chances at finding a job.
Carrying my briefcase and folder which contained approximately 35 copies of my résumé, I approached the guy sitting at a table near the entrance to the ballroom where the job fair was being held. He told me I had to pay five dollars to get in. I said, “You’re lucky I brought money with me.” The ad didn’t say anything about any fee, so it was by chance that I happened to have money on me. Continue reading “One More Job Search…”