My Mentor Told Me I Am Very “Employable”

And I absolutely hated it.

Mich Chow
The Shortform
Published in
Oct 9, 2023

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Mind you I love suits, but not if it comes with a corporate job. Photo by Hunters Race on Unsplash

In a recent conversation with my mentor of 5 years, I was told to cherish my Golden Ages and that I was very “employable”.

The sound of it, ugh, put a bad taste in my mouth.

Not because I don’t appreciate her intentions — I know she wants what she thinks is best for me — but because I haven’t made…

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Mich Chow
The Shortform

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