Rejecting the Rejection


Well, I wasn’t getting any younger nor any smarter at my current job. I had already invested 5 years here. I had my gratuity guaranteed, and unfortunately an unromantic life seemed to be guaranteed as well. I wasn’t going anywhere professionally, nor personally. That was just unacceptable. So I did what the next average Jane does. I applied to my Dream Company, only to get an apologetic rejection letter. Not being someone with a defeatist attitude, I applied to all of my dream companies… and some not so much of dream companies. (Desperation may do that to you!) However, 6 months in, I was in the same office… doing the same work… seeing the same uncrushable candidates.

So the next time I got a rejection letter from a hoped-for employer,  Signed by Mr. Brawn of SadistTempraments Ltd., I decided to make my stand very clear. Here is the mail I sent them in reply to the rejection letter:

Dear Mr. Brawn,

Thank you for your letter dated 29th Feb 2011. After careful consideration, I regret to inform you that I am unable to accept your refusal to offer me employment with your firm.

This year I have been particularly fortunate in receiving an unusually large number of rejection letters. With such a varied and promising field of candidates, it is impossible for me to accept all refusals. Despite SadistTempramental’s outstanding qualifications and previous experience in rejecting applicants,  I find that your rejection does not meet with my needs at this time.

Therefore, I will initiate employment with your firm immediately following the one week notice period that I have to give my present company, Willboretheshitoutofyou Ltd. I look forward to working with you.

Best of luck in rejecting future candidates.

Sincerely,
Dementiated Kor

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Note from the awesome author:

Dear Readers,

The above post is 90% borrowed from another website. Here I am giving clear and total credit to http://www.comedy-zone.ne for the idea and the format of the “Rejecting the Rejection” Letter.

Also, for the simpletons that need clarification, the above work is purely fictitious, and any resemblance to any person, living or dead, or any company, active or closed is purely coincidental.

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One thought on “Rejecting the Rejection

  1. Dev says:

    I love how honest you are… giving clear consideration to the website where the original content was picked up from. Great practice. The more I read… the more I want to read. You must be a very interesting person.

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