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Hooking up with Mr Darcy at the job network

 |  by  |  Warrior

Herewith the ongoing saga of Ms Carmen Neutral’s increasingly surreal and distinctly literary job search.

When I attend my monthly visit with Mr Darcy, my thoughts are far from jobseeking.

It’s a day of steamy mid 40 degree celsius heat. And all I can think about is my gainfully employed older sibling’s plans to…

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I Seek Him Here, I Seek Him There [Obligations Mutuelles Ep.11]

 |  by  |  Warrior

I so want it to be him.

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Remembrance of things past with Monsieur (Episode 10)

 |  by  |  Warrior

It’s enough to make any midlife Australian unemploymentista, consider selling up.

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Episode 7 of the Monsieur Chronicles: The supermoon and Monsieur

 |  by  |  Warrior

I am so over you Monsieur. And you see yourself as a “New Age man.”

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Monsieur, don’t leave us this way

 |  by  |  Warrior

Today Monsieur announced he is leaving us!

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Voyages without Monsieur

 |  by  |  Warrior

Was Monsieur missing me already and stalking me, disguised as a cat!?

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It’s not always about me, Monsieur

 |  by  |  Warrior

Carmen Neutral’s (mis)adventures in Jobseeker Land continue with job search instructor Monsieur getting too big for his fine French boots and a laid back “between jobs” Cuban making a welcome addition to the unemployables class.

Where to start with the synopsis of today’s train-wreck of a class with Monsieur?

This jobseekers’ session involved the resume…

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The unbearable lightness of being in Monsieur’s unemployables class

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Perhaps at the interview I played with that gorgeous scarf too much.

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Six modules with Monsieur and still counting

Regardless of the ooh la la, what more can we unemployables learn?

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Being told how to suck eggs: “est très bon” when told in a French accent

I was the only attendee who’d recently gone to a job interview.

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