The Community Wire, A Resume

by Shura Davahan

I was thinking of how I could get a job. Having been repeatedly denied employment for the last year, I have been driving for Doordash as my sole means of income. It doesn’t seem to matter how skilled I am, how much I know, or what I can do. I don’t have a degree, and so, it seems, I have been deemed unemployable.

Having received an email that day containing the word “unfortunately,” I was wondering how I could convince someone I was worth hiring. I started by listing my skills....