Respectful Politics Thread (Let's Just See)

D'Snowth

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I mean eventually, things kind of fizzled out after a couple of reasons anyway. My first year there was to gain experience in the area of television production, and while I was put to work in that area in terms of running cameras, stage managing and coordination, and the like, I was more or less reduced to a glorified gofer: cleaning the studio, running errands for others, and other things I didn't sign on for . . . it eventually lead to my resigning (at my mother's insistance), but even after that, I was invited back to perform Steve for the two more pledge drives since he went over really well and people liked him, then that was it.
 

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I mean eventually, things kind of fizzled out after a couple of reasons anyway. My first year there was to gain experience in the area of television production, and while I was put to work in that area in terms of running cameras, stage managing and coordination, and the like, I was more or less reduced to a glorified gofer: cleaning the studio, running errands for others, and other things I didn't sign on for . . . it eventually lead to my resigning (at my mother's insistance), but even after that, I was invited back to perform Steve for the two more pledge drives since he went over really well and people liked him, then that was it.
OMG, asking an intern to run errands and to clean the studio.

I've got news for you. It's that way anywhere with the new guy.
 

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Be that as it may, it's not what I signed on for, but it was becoming clear that's basically what they were using me for moreso than actually putting me to work in the production area, and when it was becoming clear after nearly a year of nothing changing, there didn't seem to be any need for me to stick around any longer.
 

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True. I even brought this to the attention of my supervisor once, saying to him it seemed like I was basically being used as nothing more than a glorified cleaning boy; his response was along the line of, "Oh, you're just now figuring that out?"

But I did gain some experience, yes; some mistakes were made along the way, but they were mistakes I learned from and lessons I kept with me to this day to avoid repeating them in the future.
 

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Back in my teens, I thought I knew everything. I thought I knew more than my parents, and at 16 I had my whole life mapped out, and it would be smooth sailing.
It took a couple of times of me falling on my face to wise up.
Once I wised up, and grew up, things got a little easier.
 
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