The BBC recently met with a young man named Ben Gillet to discuss how he deals with his unemployment, and how he lives every day in a constant state of pessimism.
25-year-old Ben Gillet of Wootton Bassett hasn’t held down a job for four years. He tells BBC reporter Sima Kotecha that his confidence is ‘nil’. He describes how everyday is spent playing video games and drinking tea, and that one uneventful day merges right into another.
His work experience is lacking, with a CV consisting only of short stints in factories and restaurants, alongside low-grade A levels in IT and sciences.
Kotecha describes the young man’s flat as small and dingy with stacks of dirty plates in the kitchen – and his character as downbeat and lacking in confidence.
Gillet insists his situation was not born from laziness: “I did a work placement once with a small husband and wife-led company, but they haven’t really got the money to take on staff and most of the shops round here, they’re either full up or they aren’t looking for staff really,” he explains.
It is perhaps not laziness that prevents Mr Gillet from finding work, but a deep, immovable and debilitating pessimism.
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