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FML - The follow-up
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Hey! I usually wake up quite early, but I ended up staying up till 11 since I got really nervous. It was my dream job and I messed it up pretty badly. Luckily, they contacted me a week later to reschedule after I embarrassingly told them the honest truth.
By pohoon - / Wednesday 9 March 2016 19:40 / United States
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By  booze_n_bitches  |  35

I agree with #1 and #3 - something that important warrants a radio, a clock, a watch, and a phone call from your mum at 6am sharp! Did your prospective employer let you have another interview, OP?

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  Ms_ValS  |  27

I gotta say OP, this is a true FYL if there ever was one. Be extra cautious next time. Always have a backup alarm on a separate device if you really can't afford to be late.

By  JosephKorso  |  15

That sounds like an extenuating circumstance to me. It might not to the bosses, but I'd give you a reschedule if I was the boss.

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  pandainspandex  |  18

I don't get the downvotes. Yeah, OP should have set more alarms. But we don't know OP's situation. Is OP so poor that's the only clock they have? Does OP have a cell phone? We don't know these things. It's definitely a freak occurrence and I think if OP hasn't called already, they should try to get the interview rescheduled. I'm a manager and I would Google the station, see OP isn't lying, and let them come in again.

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  CaptMacLeod  |  45

Have you *tried* moderating submissions? I won't go to downright illiterate, but it saddens me the number of high-school posts with many or all of the traditional grammar fails. (not to mention that even though it says "...always starts with Today and ends with FML.", the quantity that fail either or both is well over 50%, being generous)

By  booze_n_bitches  |  35

I agree with #1 and #3 - something that important warrants a radio, a clock, a watch, and a phone call from your mum at 6am sharp! Did your prospective employer let you have another interview, OP?

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  CaptMacLeod  |  45

There used to be a 900 service that will call you at whatever time you specify for $3; I'm pretty sure they're still in service (or something similar). I give my wife smelling salts to use on me if I have an interview.

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  pohoon  |  10

Hey! I usually wake up quite early, but I ended up staying up till 11 since I got really nervous. It was my dream job and I messed it up pretty badly. Luckily, they contacted me a week later to reschedule after I embarrassingly told them the honest truth.

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