Career (Con)Quest Comic

Career (Con)Quest #21: The Callback

strip#21 the callback

Don’t give away more than you should.

Well…that was awkward. You really should always check that you did hang up that phone before going into a rant or having a personal meltdown moment.

But hey, we all know that it so easy to reveal a bit too much to an HR person, both on the phone or in person. 

Such mishaps can happen any time.

So how do you save the face when you’ve left a kinda terrible voice message?

You have several options:

  • Give them another call and try to reach the person this time.
  • If they acknowledge the situation, apologize briefly.
  • If not, keep it cool and continue as if nothing happened.

It’s never the end of the world.


  • Bangkit is a freelance illustrator and graphic designer and the stylus behind Freesumes Career Con(Quest) comics series. Over the past five years, Bangkit designed posters, illustrations, and storyboards for... more

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