Down, but not forgotten!

Wednesday, 14 May 2008
Yep, come 4:45pm last Sunday my worst fears were confirmed; Reading FC were relegated from the Premiership after a 2 year stay. I'm not ashamed to admit that tears were shed at the final whistle! I'm still a bit down about it all now, but I'm still proud of my boys and what they achieved for a small club. Unfortunately there were just not good enough this season and paid the ultimate price.

I will be back there next season to try and lift them to try again. Hopefully Stevie Coppell will be too!!

I've not got any new cards to show just yet. I've been busy preparing for an interview I have on Friday. I'm going for promotion and it's my first interview in 11 years!! It's all changed since I first got the job. It's all competence based now and you have to show how, in your work, you've meet the competencies required!! It really is a case of selling yourself too as you're advised to always say "I", never "We" and you have to answer the questions in a STAR format:

Situation/Task
Action
Result

I've been trying to revise/remember what I put on my application form for each competency. We've been told the the 4 that we will be questioned on.

As my interview is fairly early on (11am), I am taking the rest of the day off and Jon is taking me to the races at Newbury Racecourse as I've never been before!!

Keep your fingers crossed for me!

xx :0)

5 comments:

  1. Suzanne said...:

    Good luck for Friday I will have everything crossed for you!!! Enjoy the races have to say its something I have never one . Sue :o)

  1. MeandLilG said...:

    Just popped by to say good luck! I've got an interview tomorrow, so hopefully we'll both be lucky!! xx

  1. NattyK said...:

    Good luck with the interview. Hope it all goes well. Sorry about Reading, I know how relegation feels supporting Leeds, hopefully we will both be back in the Premier sooner rather than later. x

  1. Jules said...:

    Good luck with the interview, keeping everything crossed for you here :-)

  1. Michelle said...:

    Hi Sarah, sorry I have missed saying good luck now but I hope it went well this morning, I bet your were fab! Hope you are having a nice rest of your day at the races and sorry to hear about Reading FC xx

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