A lot of people have tried to campaign their job search so why not me. But it’s not as easy as you think.
First of all my line of work, which is photography, is not the same as for someone who works for marketing for an example. Secondly my photography skills are not on a professional level. I’m still an amateur. I don’t think this kind of campaign will work either. Photographers probably find jobs by themselves. Even getting this blog attention, is hard work. I’m not exactly popular on social media either.
It feels I’m alone in this whole job search. I don’t have any connections with old work mates since I’ve never had a paid job. I also have no former school friends. Not even relatives who could help. The only connection I have, is the job center but I have never got much help from them. In other words, my list of allies grows thin. Making new connections online is difficult. No matter what the tips say. It just doesn’t work. You really need to be active all the time.
It might sound pessimistic, but it seems I’ll never get a job in photography. I don’t even have a driver’s license which seem to be a requirement. I’ve even thought maybe I should just keep it a hobby.
Being unemployed is not a problem. I’m single and all I have to support is myself. If I had a family of my own, it would be different. Maybe then I would worry more about it. I don’t want to be one of those who’s given up to find work. Living on well-fare is not a way of life. You can’t live like that until you die. There’s more to life than that.
The problem I’ve always had, was giving up too easily. I just don’t have patience enough. I know what I like and if I don’t like something, I don’t bother continuing. The same with my job search campaign. If it won’t give any results. With that I mean, traffic on the blog or on Twitter, I’ll won’t continue with it. It’s just a waste of time to spend your time on something no one sees or cares about. It’s still early though. I just started on Tuesday.
Since I write the campaign in Finnish, you won’t understand what I’m saying. I’m also looking for a job or internship in Finland so it will only apply Finns. All you can do is wish me luck. I’ll need it.