Meet Jane. Like most of us, she’s worked hard to get where she is today. After enduring the Great Recession and working a string of dead-end “McJobs,” she finally has the opportunity to land a job as an office administrator. There’s just one little problem: Upon being asked to find a copy of her diploma to hang in her office in order to increase client trust, Jane realizes it’s nowhere to be found. She was now looking for a lost diploma.
She most likely misplaced it during one of the several moves she’s had to make in the last few years. Since we live in a world where technology has largely made things easy, Jane doesn’t panic at first. She assumes that getting a replacement will be simple. After all, a quick Google search assures her that she’ll just have to contact her old high school and ask for a new diploma. Soon enough, a fresh copy should be in the mail… But then the problems start.
Why is replacing a lost diploma so difficult?
First, Jane discovers th