“… pending a mandatory drug test,” utters your interviewer.
Your ears perk up as reality snaps back in. Twenty minutes of pleasantries aside, your mind races to remember the last joint you smoked. Was it Wednesday, or the night before?
“It’s nothing serious, just a formality,” they say with a smile.
Your heart sinks. “Nothing serious” indeed.
We’ve heard of these tests before, all with some variance as to how far back these elusive devices look to send the needle flying into the red zone. Whether it’s on the job or on the roadside, these tests can seem pretty unforgiving.
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