I know that the title sounds a little bit vitriolic but trust me, they deserve it.

Also, I’m sorry to the National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh. I just didn’t have a picture which fits like the sentiment of this does.

As many of you may well know, I recently moved up to Edinburgh. I am not really a big plan thinker so I didn’t have a job upon my arrival.

Seeking to rectify this, I scoured job websites for days in search of gainful employment. I sent out CVs, made phone calls and just asked people whilst out.

My aim was to get back into Digital Marketing. It’s what I’ve been doing for the last 2 years so it kind of makes sense to not waste the experience, training and all that. I also looked into bar and kitchen work because:

A) I’ve been doing it for years so I’m pretty good at it

B) It’s so much fun. It can be stressful but it’s still something I think everyone should do.

Because I haven’t yet got my qualification, it’s a struggle to find work in Digital Marketing. I have, however, found an awesome restaurant/bar job I can’t wait to start.

That’s the good news.

The bad news is the mire of despicable, fake, cult-like miasma I had to wade through to put together this… it will probably turn out to be a list… so you don’t have to suffer like I did.

I’m not going to name the companies involved for 2 reasons:

  1. It’s a bit rude and I can’t afford a libel lawsuit right now
  2. These devious blackguards change their names so often it wouldn’t really matter. Getting investigated? Who cares!? Name switch!

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