It started with The Job.

7 May

Them: “WE NEED SOMEONE WHO KNOWS ABOUT SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP!”

Me: “I don’t know anything about business at all, actually; nor do I understand business or like—”

Them: “WE NEED SOMEONE WHO CAN DO MANY THINGS AT THE SAME TIME!”

Me: “I don’t multi-task very well. I would say I  do my best work when I focus on one project and see it through to–”

Them: “WE NEED SOMEONE WHO’S OUTGOING!”

Me: “I love people but I’m an introvert by nature. (Meaning:) They drain a lot of my energy at the end of the—”

Them: “GREAT! CAN YOU START NEXT WEEK?!”

I’m telling you, this is practically how the whole interview process went. I never lied or minced words. After two intense days of conversation, they offered to pay me more money than I have ever made in my young little life. They offered me benefits. Dental.

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