Originally Posted by Belz...
Like I said. Call the process your "higher power", and commit to following the process.
And how do you know it won't work? Have you actually tried? We're talking about a trajectory towards rock bottom here. It's time to start trying stuff.
And you know what? If that "higher power" crap really rubs your atheism the wrong way, try something else instead
. It may not work for that employer, but it could make a difference for another employer, and save your career.