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Jan 16, 2021

Contemporary Drama Fantasy


The thought-provoking issues in job hunt and career formation are many. Amid those many provocative glitches have been the fortuitous of every one at least to be examined with job owners. Job owners are company’s representatives who are leading their affluence scientifically or traditionally all over the world. The shameful deeds are behind the human resource curtain those have been concealed for longer years, and transferred from one generation to new generations with their logged and unrecorded sins of which have organizational type.

Often, Human resource management intellectuals have sought the better ways of doing work to get talents from people to augment of their resource for profit or for optimum service provisions; supported with theories, philosophies, good practices, experimental researches, and other iconic examples of best organizational talent acquisition process and successes. Most notorious companies for their plan of high level profit demand, at the better position held the attained knowledge on human resource management to improve their day to day performance and to lead the behavior of their employees at the peak human values. But my characters in this history have made a marvelous errors for their interest to benefit others and the worsts sins to make cleavers with their laziness to slain the moral of literate candidates, and botched the well performer from the success journey of life.

Let the unseen God to count how many of us have been dodged our good fortunes by reckless personals of a responsibility leaders. Business responsibility, kindness responsibility, pitiful anxieties, likelihood responsibility, confidential responsibility, humanitarian responsibility, war responsibility, entertainment responsibility and all responsibility need organization if the responsibility is not limited to us in our thoughts and actions. I meant it needs a structural chained and deliberately formed system which ought to functions to give the accolade of the day to day performance. Therefore those structural systems need codes which must be encoded to be on the process and finally to be seen as an output. Otherwise they couldn’t function well, or functions with default which would finally emanated tremendous grievances from users or customers to be improved. Tremendous grievances can be pick conflicts if they are not resolved with tremendous solutions by raising role and interest battles in our life.

I knew ere what kinds of characters my character had had before his graduation. And I knew what kinds of prowess my characters have had since he started to pay detriments of life. Those detriments are not come merely from the so called destiny but the dearth of righteousness in recruitment brought on to him. Due to imprudence of responsibility holders, he lost all his fortune and mind not work and feel free in his modus. My character has been in misery since I started to pass times intrinsically. He is getting to be mad now. But no one has been pity for his dearth of basic necessities to be alive, but more and more, the world is dominating him with the hands of rash responsibility holders.

Before five years my character dreamed to be hired with his enthusiasm. Due to his internal poise of knowledge and skill he assumed to be hired on his desired job position within short period of time. He was not goofy so he planned his career while he was at his final year of graduation before getting involved in jobs. He sat alone to ponder well and thought for the future and his destination. And prayed well by saying “I have a dream to be my fantasized place; my God please allow me to reach at my destination.” But his prayer remained failed not to go afar over the cloud. I thought the devil lodged his words, or took for himself to bestow to his worshipers. As of my character endeavor and begging with pray, when I saw far, he would have been at the apex of success so far; however, he couldn’t have.

Before his start of pursuit of job, he planned his career in advance. I remember when he wrote on a paper how he will be in his imminent. He wrote as the first step of his plan of self-assessment, and based on that he assessed his weakness and strength on the SWOT analysis table. Then penned down all his knowledge area s and skills; After this, he thought for his dream and he wrote his dreamed job as his next step by using the sentence “ I want to be the best HR or organizational Development, or Learning officer and I will grow on those career path!” . Then he took a breath for a while to muse on the third step. Before that, he tried to remember from his tacit knowledge bank what knowledge, skill and behaviors are wanted to be the best candidate on those job positions and he wrote the detail. Lastly he called the detail as the third step of his career plan. Then he returned back to know the gap between his dreamed job and the capacity he has had in his mind. He tried to think on his weakness and listed all his knowledge scarcity, skill deficiency, and behavioral orientation to compare with the job requirement. Then he recognized that as he had not equipped with all the desirable knowledge, skill, and behaviors to his dreamed job, he knew the gap. Then he wrote this step as his fourth step of his future profession plan. After that he decided to fill the gap of by reading well and partake in knowledge and skill development training from somewhere. He asked me a credit for the training expense and I borrowed him to do that. He wrote all this step as the fifth step of his career plan. And told me that as he will write the next steps after the fulfillment of his training needs and learning outcome.

My character and I were departed since he wrote his fifth career plan on the paper and took the lending from me for three months. I searched him to discuss on some personal stuff but he was not around me and in the place in which I knew him ere. As I guessed, he was gone to grow with understanding and perception on the job he supposed to do in his upcoming years. But I saw him while he glowers on me sat with me in when I did sip a coffee in one cafeteria. “ Oh, where have you been my dear friend? You looked motivated and full-fledged in my mind. I haven’t seen you since you borrowed a money for training and development purpose?” I asked him with my flattered words.

“ I think you have forgotten about my plan,, I thought as I told you to find the best training and development centers in this city; bedside that I concealed my myself in the public library to study hard, to cover knowledge areas which were not given to me in the university. I learned stiff.” He told me the reason of his disappearance. 

‘That was good, how was your fifth step implementation? You gone immediately to fulfill the gap.” I asked and gave my short opinion.

“ It was hanky – dory , I think I finished the fifth step of my career plan, I got training on the desired gaps. I will pay the due after I become employed. Thank you in millions for your kind cooperation. I really thank you.” He said me with cheering and veneration. And I nodded for my acceptance of his indulgence on my lending and cooperation.

“Then? What will you supposed to do?” I asked him after placing the coffee cup on the table. The coffee was so test full but I wanted not to take it again.

“I will start to write the sixth step and proceed as the condition. Whatever it is to be, I ought to get hired as my plan and become on my beginning of my dreamed place.”

 Then I paid the bill of the coffee to the vivacious cafeteria steward girl with my pilot short gaze on her face. She was really beautiful to be beloved. Then I and my character left the cafeteria to reach at my characters thinking place.

We both grasped the thought of career planning at the perspective of candidates not at the side of responsibility holders of the company. I mean the company’s Human resource or talent acquisition personals when I say the responsibility holders. Career planning to them has a different aspect from us. They have their own steps and process on the road of career. Career is best clarifies in their office in the perspective of its management; hence, the called it as career management instead of career planning. Then they built or copied steps from many special scholars literature to set the meaning of their career management.

After that, we both decided to partake in the step six preparation of my character. I were sat down on the hay field accompanied with flowers. The wind was whispering appeared to tell us something as he knows a secret of this worlds’ up and downs. Birds were flying above on the pellucid sky for our peacefully day whishing the good luck. The ferns of trees were swinging as they are showing to us the dance of nature. One dog was trying to cross the fen swallowed his legs in the bayou. He couldn’t imagine the depth but observed the wet land as it was a flat, because it was covered with weeds and grasses on the layer above. And I wanted to help the dog, but feared nor to go there not to be swallowed in the fen. And found a rope around there, I got it. And threw to his by using my entire force. As a chance he caught the rope with his tooth and I pulled the rope to make him out. Then he became safe on the dry land. I were happy then I saw him swing his tail for the love of me.

My Character came out from the place he was at and started to progress the next step.

“Then your sixth step will be?” I started the conversation.

“Alright, now I am ready, I filled the gap a little bit but there are numerous spaces in my permanent memory part of the brain to be engaged and filled with relevant knowledge. I trust that I am underway on the development age of mine, and there are many data to be fetched to my brain to be exploited in my mortal life. I know I will be a competent with my pick of the Peak performance to be on the first rank. To do all, and to see my dream comes true, I shall have been a lifelong learner through experience, education, and development.” He said to me with his wise and rich words to as accolade of advice.

“I understand. Let we continue...” I said him with veneration.

“Alright, my six step gonna be preparing my Short curriculum antiquity on a piece of paper. This will help me to show who I am to talent seekers.” I interrupted his description for a while to ask him.

“Do you mean preparing a CV?”

“Yeah” he said and took a pacified thought in his brain.

“I comprehended, tell me more.” I asked him.

“After my CV preparation, I will start to search job, I will explore job vacancies everywhere, I will start to see the humiliation of job holders, I will start the war, I will be in lethargy for my future, I will run for examination, I will pray to pass, I will strive to hold the dream!!! This is called the seven step of my career plan” he taught me with his remarkable words.

“Good luck my character. I pray to you, too.” I said as I did supine on the hay field, the sun was giggling at me by its warm light. I observed rays where blinks passing the leafs of all trees, I were relaxed roofed in the shadow of those audacious trees of the village thinking for the dream of my character to be true.

Days passed after we finished the process of career planning of my character. But as he told me before a month there are other steps left and not written on the paper. There are more than five as I remembered including the planning steps of his career if he could get a chance to be employed. When I tried to remember all, a phone call was heard in my right pocket of the trouser. My cell phone was in it and I picked it out to reply to the caller. It was a call of my character and responded immediately.

“Halloo dear?” he said me over the phone.

“Hallo my character, how are you?” I asked him keenly sought to hear how his journey of step seven successes has gone forward.

“ how is your job search trial? Is there any good news?” I asked him swiftly.

“Oh, I applied on more than ten jobs within a month and no one has called me yet.” He said and I said to him that,” never give up!! You are on the starting period of your juvenile age. You will be there at your dreamed positions but not on despair.” I tried to motivate him with my speech.

“Okay, sir.” He switched off the phone. 

After three month, a phone call from one Share Company reached at his ringing circuit to buzz his phone’s buzzer. And he did reply with polite words. That phone call was held a message to tell him the come message for recruitment examination. Throughout his life time, that call was the first to say him that,” come and take a written recruitment examination for the job position you applied for!!” . And he became delighted for that chance and decided to achieve on his dream.

He sat on exam with twenty candidates to take the written exam in the appointment day. He was happy when he checked out by the exam and scored the first rank out of all. He heard this news after two weeks posted on the company’s advertisement board.

As of his learning, he kept the expression of dressing and went to interview. He was so debonair, foppish, and filled with energy to be asked. His look was wonderful.

The talent acquisition specialists and the interviewers were sat on each chair surrounding the executive table in the meeting hall. My character was allowed to take a seat in front of all as a director who seems to lead the discussion. The first man brought to him the well come message and asked the first question.

“Please describe for yourself briefly and in short?”

Then my character started to describe his short life from his birth date un to his completion year of the first degree but as he was a fresh graduate he couldn’t told about work experience but said I have no work experience.”

 And the next interviewer asked him about his weakness and strengths. He replied over the middle value of this question satisfactorily. Then the other interviewer asked him that, “Please tell me at least seven tasks to be performed by you if you will be selected to be hired on the job position you applied for?”

He replied with a bonus around thirteen tasks with detail clarifications. And they finished their interview by saying him “good luck on the exam.” He saluted well and left the room. Then the other interviewee entered to be interviewed.

My character has passed additional four month after his first exam and interview. No one has called him to hire him. He sat on another five recruitment exams and scored the first rank but all made him failed at the interview stage. Then a year has passed without a job, but he had been tried with hope; another year came and passed, and another three years have counted on his age, he has been an able to be hired. His dream becomes false.

To know the reason of his unemployment, I made a deep research which was qualitative and quantitative in its nature, and approved that he was not considered equally as other citizens to be benefited as them. Unto his last day, he had been not heard as his race was registered as enemy with the tell and public conspiracies of the majority tribes of the country; however, most of his friends had been with him as his intimates without racial disgrace by telling him as they loved him. All those friendships of liars with their gab, because they couldn’t helped him to see his dream comes true. Finally he stood on his despair point and saw the darken side of life. All counted him as a stupid man with pitfalls of understanding. But he was the best man and the shrewd student and scorer of the higher mark on any recruitment examinations. What he not realized was the societal secret war or the conspiracy of the public to humiliate one over the other. And he lost all his motivation and energy within the community and decided to make him off from life’s circle.

I yelled, my tears were as a tributary on my face when they flow from my eyes. That was not good, I saw my character in one tree hanged him with a rope and died. No one was pity for his death. They all said in their heart that,” that stupid young man has died with his fault losing the acceptance of the community.” All were wicked but his was the very useful to this world to resolve many problems as well. His dreams have burned as a straw, flew as a fog. Rest in peace my dear, the beloved, the clever, and the fetching character of this world.

_______The End_____________________



January 15,2021

Addis Ababa

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18 comments

Bamboo Devi
13:28 Jan 28, 2021

you bang on I loved it.

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06:41 Jan 29, 2021

tnx

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06:46 Jan 29, 2021

Tnx but it wasn't boring

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Mary Laforge
22:03 Jan 27, 2021

Very glad I read this story. Corporate job seeking is this exactly. The way I found out of it was to quit often and get a new higher-paying job. Luckily though I didn't literally kill myself, and instead developed my creative skills. Although much of the same shenanigans in the arts worlds, at least being creative makes me happy. We need stories like this to show other Humans they are in a trap, and being Human they have creative ways to exit "the hamster wheel." What I truly enjoy most about non-native speakers is how poetic their forming...

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06:35 Jan 28, 2021

I am glad, Thank you for this impressive and valuable feedback. Thanks again!!!

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Mary Laforge
15:44 Jan 29, 2021

:) Thanks for the follow!

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Nimra Savanghan
11:17 Jan 25, 2021

Brilliantly written!

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12:31 Jan 25, 2021

Thank you

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Lucas Zhou
01:32 Jan 25, 2021

It is amazing the way u weave such a beautiful text! keep it up

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06:55 Jan 25, 2021

Thank you Lucas Zhou

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Lucas Zhou
09:21 Jan 25, 2021

:)

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Wende Wosine
08:14 Jan 24, 2021

I haven't read a beautiful short history like this one. You are a very talented writer to write English fictions beyond your mother tongue. The up and downs of the character and the prejudices of recruiters is a real phenomenon of third world employment. You are a wonderful writer.

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08:31 Jan 24, 2021

tnx

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Elisia Meehan
01:43 Jan 24, 2021

I felt as if I was reading in the third person's point of view. Its not bad but like a narriator view. There can be better ways of writing I liked this spot it was interesting to me I don't usually get a read like this very often. Keep it up .

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08:32 Jan 24, 2021

thank you dear Wlisia Meehan, your feed back is important.

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07:09 Jan 17, 2021

Comment please?

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Daniel Adeniyi
07:39 Jan 25, 2021

This is beautiful. The way u weaved the text. Just amazing. I look up to more of you.

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08:36 Jan 25, 2021

Thank you Daniel

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