I’m a really observant person. I often don’t even realize it until a while after the fact, but I seem to have an ability to identify patterns pretty easily. So, what do I mean? I’ve noticed a disturbing trend lately among my fellow 20-somethings. I’m sure this has been going on forever and I’m sure […]
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 […]
I’ll admit it. I’m naturally a complainer. I’m also indecisive to a fault and pathologically afraid of commitment to anything. Why am I this way? I’ve boiled it down to my near-constant anxiety that something better awaits me. The problem is, that something rarely comes and, if it does, it comes either after my patience […]
After over a year of trying, I finally did it. I got a job. A big girl job, at that. What did I learn from this long period of waiting around? It seems that when you’re about to just give up and get a retail job, when you’re almost out of steam and you think […]
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 […]
If you’re like me, you vacillate between feeling like you’re lacking the motivation to do anything and feeling like you’re running on a hamster wheel. Although both have their relative downsides, I think I’d rather be on the hamster wheel than on the proverbial couch. It all boils down to momentum and stamina. It is […]
Why Generation Y Yuppies Are Unhappy This hits the nail on the head.