Friday, June 01, 2007

Pray I get the Dunkin Donuts Job


I spent a good part of the day looking for a job today. Some of you look for jobs the old fashioned way. You look in the paper, go to an employment agency or you ask a friend about job openings.

Well I am not like that. I live in the Ghetto. Like most of the Circle K's around me.

ME: "Are you guys hiring? I'd like to get an application if I could."

Clerk of the store: "Um..we ain't got applications...just a forms to write your name and number down."

Me: "OK. So could I get that?"

Clerk: "Oh. No, we ain't got any of those either. Here, just take a sheet of paper and write your name down."

I went to a couple of convenience stores and donut shops. At all three stores the same thing happened. Exact same thing at the local Dunkin Donuts. Only there the clerk was cross-eyed.

"Are you sure you want to work here?" Asked the cross-eyes donut seller. He looked me up and down with his good eye. His look seemed to say, you look a little white and shiny to take this job, you ain't gonna stay long. "If so just write your name on this receipt tape and I will pin it on the bosses door."

I regret placing a real phone number down. "Why?" Asked my roommate. "Are you worried he won't give your number to the store manager? I bet if you brought a resume to the store you'd get the job."

The last thing I need to get a job there is a resume. No way they hire anyone with a resume.Resumes are reserved for white collar jobs and bankers. And the only thing this donut guy knows about bankers is that if play Monopoly don't be the banker. Bankers have to count money. And that provides your friends plenty of targets to ridicule your math skillz. Unless you want to cheat at monopoly by hiding those orange colored 500 dollar bills under your side of the board when no one is looking.

My roommate is convinced I am wrong. But I know better. Dirty, cross-eyed, retarded, wipes sweat on clothes, forget to wash? That's what gets you hired, in the Ghetto. Also I don't have anything mean to say about the corporate cunt at a local "pizza" other than you still work at a pizza place. Just because you dress like Stacy from What Not to Wear doesn't give you the right to frown down to the ugly people. You are not fooling anyone with that corporate gear. All that said I still think you are cute. And I like peperoni on my pizza. So don't get pissy and remember me in August "when you start hiring."

7 comments:

Knows It All said...

Wear your Harkins T-shirt. That will totally give you cred in that market. But don't admit you bought it. i agree, a resume would be bad.

Jezebelsriot said...

I agree with you. Bringing in a resume would just get you beaten up by a cross-eyed retarded guy, and that would just make your situation worse.

You gots computer skillz, why something a bit more corporate and less fly-buzzing convenient store?

Romius T. said...

Thanks yall for backing me on the no resume thingy!

My puter skillz consist in surfing the web. If you can get me a job doing that i'd be perfect!

Jezebelsriot said...

Um... linking internet porn?

Romius T. said...

huh? not sure I get that one...

Padmanaban said...

Job trend has changed nowadays as most of them are looking for white collar jobs. There are lots of job openings since many companies are in need of smart employers with adequate knowledge

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