Jim’s new job
Jim was terribly bored with his daily routine and often wondered if he should change jobs. Finally he decided to find a challenging new one.
So, he first asked his friends which one of the major companies in Spain would be the best to apply for. He got some replies like “Don’t mind the company. I’m a long-term unemployed; I wish I had a job, whatever it be!”, “Sorry, I can’t help you; I’m self-employed!”, “ having a job is the most important thing, it doesn’t matter what it is”, and so on.
As he didn’t get satisfied with his friends’ responses he decided to find it out by himself. He got the list of the top ten corporations in Spain from the Internet: Atento, Novartis, Ikea, Vodafone, Mutua Madrileña, Wolters Kluwer, Bankinter, …; he sent his CV but none of them contracted him.
Then, he looked for companies in England in the same way and got the “Great Place to Work” list: Baringa Partners, Danone, Impact International, Microsoft, Novo Nordisk, …; he sent his CV but none of them contracted him.
The following country was France: Pepsico, Microsoft France, Leroy Merlin, …; none of them contracted him.
He tried with Germany as well, and later with Belgium, Finland and Switzerland but he has not been successful at all.
In the end he gave up his dream of working for a great company. But he has just found a job and nowadays belongs to the staff of a little restaurant named “Comidas Pepe” whose owner is a cousin of his father’s. Jim is happy working as a waiter although actually he is the whole staff at the restaurant!