THE PARKING LOT — Job searching is one of the most aggravating, frustrating and exhausting roller coaster rides of your life. Sometimes you know an interview didn't go well and there is no way you're getting the job. Sometimes you nail that interview and you can't understand why you didn't get the job.
Then there are times when everything falls into place and you land the job. I've been there before. I've shed tears and I've thrown my hands in the air in triumph, but this woman in Georgia takes the cake when it comes to celebrating a new job.
The woman in the video is Kayallah Jones. Jones had been looking for work for several months only to be disappointed time and again due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Then she interviewed for a position at The Spot Sports Bar and Grill and everything changed.
Jones interviewed with Dakara Spence, and Spence was immediately taken by Jones' energy and personality. She offered Jones the job on the spot and an elated, newly employed Jones headed to the parking lot to get in her car. Before she ventured out she had to take a moment and do a little happy dance in celebration. Jones truly danced like no one was watching, but the security cameras were. Thankfully the camera caught this incredibly genuine and priceless moment because it immediately makes you feel better.
Spence posted the video on her Instagram, and it started gaining traction and the pair even appeared on Ellen. But accolades and fame aside, this is just a great video. Spence made Jones' day by offering her the job, and Jones in turn made all of our days by letting her emotions come out in the parking lot.
2020 has been hard and things aren't going to change overnight, but let's be like Spence and offer some light into the lives of others. And, let's be like Jones and not be timid about letting that light shine.