Son has job interview for government agency!

Discussion in 'Parent Emeritus' started by in a daze, Dec 1, 2016.

  1. in a daze

    in a daze Well-Known Member

    Hi everyone,

    Need positive vibes prayers and fingers crossed!

    I was with him when he got the call.

    Of course he could not be selected or there could be issues because of the oncoming administration. We are cautiously optimistic, and know that it may not happen. But this job could potentially change his life!

    His reaction was muted as he's very anxious. He's having 4 wisdom teeth extracted. They are impacted and decayed. One was infected. He's been in pain for weeks. This is in the morning.

    He's afraid of brain damage from the IV anesthesia. I have reassured him (I do this for a living). A little ironic coming from someone who has abused drugs and alcohol in the past, right?

    If he doesn't call his dad or his uncle for a practice interview and tips, I am not going to be happy with him. Especially if he doesn't get the job.

    I'll keep you posted....

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  2. Copabanana

    Copabanana Well-Known Member

    So excited for him and you. No matter what happens this is a great accomplishment.
    This could make him overly anxious and have the opposite effect than what you may want.

    Good Luck!
  3. Maisy

    Maisy Member

    Wonderful news! I so hope everything works out. I agree with Copa. If he is like my son, the less said the better.
  4. pasajes4

    pasajes4 Well-Known Member

  5. recoveringenabler

    recoveringenabler Well-Known Member Staff Member

    Sending prayers and lots of positive vibes........what good news!

    Let us know how it unfolds IAD.

    Sending a hug for you too Mom......:)
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  6. Snow White

    Snow White Temporarily in the Magic Kingdom

    That's great news! I think we all know that cautious optimism feeling. But he got the call and that's the first step BIG step. Interviews are anxiety-inducing, even for the most level-headed people. The more he can practice an interview, the better he will be.

    That made me laugh - it's so ironic when they come out with these thoughts!

    Hope his dental work goes smoothly. Sending prayers and positive waves your way!
  7. Crayola13

    Crayola13 Active Member

    Great. I hope he is offered the job.
  8. RN0441

    RN0441 100% better than I was but not at 100% yet

    Good luck to the interviewee!

    Agree. Saying too much creates unneeded anxiety!!