I haven’t blogged in forever. I’ve been too busy blogging at work, among many other things. Every day, I’d look at this little abandoned chronicle of my life in the past year and think to myself, “Tomorrow.” Tomorrow never really happened. I was sapped for ideas. It seems that when we devote ourselves to creativity […]
I’ve complained about Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) for some time now. When I began my job search over a year ago, I had no idea that robots read you résumé. It’s true. Computers sift through your information looking for keywords before a human being ever lays eyes on it. They do this to save time […]
So, after nearly nine months of getting nowhere, I finally have another interview. I’m terrified, but I finally have one. Since my job search began in July 2012, I have learned one thing: Finding a job is not easy! While I have held up to three jobs at one point, looking for quality work as […]
I’ve read more articles about job searching than I would like to admit and I’ve seen the same sentiment echoed over and over again: You must treat your job search like a job in itself. It must be a full-time thing. Well, I can’t say that I’ve done full-time job searching, as I have a […]
In my pursuit of employment and pretty much any sort of opportunity for personal/professional growth, I began to dive head first into various social media platforms. It was my understanding that in order to prove that one is truly in touch with what it means to be a informed global citizen, one must show a […]
Searching for a job often feels like this I guess I should be hunting instead.
Do you ever get caught up in a flurry of activity? You’ve been doing a whole lot of nothing when, all of a sudden, a million things start coming down the pipeline. This newfound busyness is exhilarating. It feels as if once you finish one project, a new one lines up and takes its place. […]