I got a job offer about 2 weeks ago as a Coordinator of Cooperative Education and I love it so far. I started last week and it was fabulous! I have great colleagues. Everyone is so friendly. The work is challenging yet exciting. I'm feeling so grateful! I was telling my friends that I'm so … Continue reading I Got a Job!
A few days ago, a reader asked, "How do you start the conversation for business networking?". Networking can be quite intimidating. Have you ever went to a professional event with the purpose of trying to find the closest seat to the door? For some people, it is hard to simply, mingle. This one guy told … Continue reading Networking Series: Part 1
Job seekers know that looking for work, career shifting and networking can be a job in and of itself. The online applications, informational interviews, job fairs, volunteering, networking events can burn a person out real quick. The struggle is real. I know I'm feeling the burn. I've been looking for about 4 months and it's … Continue reading 4 Unconventional Ways to beat Job Search Burnout
My body is in fight mode. My mind is anxious. My body is tense. My nerves are raw. There are nights I can't sleep. My body has decided to go into instinctual survival mode. According to BodySolutions.com, the body enters fight or flight mode as a response to a perceived threat. "When our fight or … Continue reading Fight or Flight
After falling into a deep depressing state over the weekend, I was comforted to know that I'm not alone in this struggle to find a fulfilling career that I am absolutely passionate about. The struggle is real.... for everyone. Yesterday, I visited a job seeker drop-in at the Harvard Ed Portal. It was so amazing! … Continue reading I am not alone
So my boss told me that he wasn't going to hold a teaching position for me in the fall. That means I am unemployed again. The obvious issue is the fact that I am 1000 miles away from close family and friends and I just renewed my lease. Scary, right? But I'm not scared. I … Continue reading Unemployed Again
So I'm on that job search grind again. Last year, I was looking for a job with a salary. This year, I have a salary but I don't like the job. New year, new problems. However, this year, I'm doing things differently. Instead of looking for something that I technically have experience for (ie adult … Continue reading 2016 Job Search Ramblings
Beware: This is a blog post of ramblings..... It has no order or purpose or special meaning. I've been M.I.A. Sometimes I disappear when I have a lot on my mind. Other times, I just let my thoughts flow through my finger tips and into the blogosphere. I think part of my disappearance is due … Continue reading A lot on my mind and ramblings about possibilities
Happy Easter!!! Hooray for me! A nice pat on the back for my completing a week of happiness challenge in which I blogged about last Sunday. If you look at my photo below, you will see that every day from Sunday, March 29th to Saturday, April 4th is checked marked. Yup! That's right. I did … Continue reading Happiness Challenge: Week 1 Completed!!!!