He boots up his laptop and peruses his email. Just like the day before, nothing new except ads. He really was hoping to hear back from one of the four jobs he had applied for this week. He knew he was probably grasping at straws to think he could make close to his former wage, but he was starting off aiming a little high and then will move his expectations down. But it was really discouraging that he didn’t even get a “We’re sorry, but the position has been filled.” So, it was back to the online job search again.
Written for Fandango’s One-Word Challenge (FOWC) – peruse