So I Got Hired
At a staffing company. This is definitely not in my industry or what I studied, but I have the soft skills for this job. I’m really nervous, my boss is a stearn man and the office is really small. Everyone is the same ethnicity and its a 24 hour on call type of job. He even told me that I may have to come in at 3AM once I get comfortable. — Not sure how happy I am about that for...
Unemployment reported by CNN
They say its rough out there for the unemployed between 18 and 24. The joblessness statistic for our demographic is double the national average of 8%. CNN gave me this chilling fact as I finished my bowl of Lucky charms this morning and browsed the classifieds. They stressed that our demographic need experience to build our resumes, but we are competing against others who already have...
Painting the Bleak Stillness of Post Grad Job...
It is a pretty straight forward picture, and it definitely is NOT pretty. Although perusing craigslist is one of my favorite things to do, job ads come by the trillion and finding one to apply for is harder than it seems. Picture This: I’ve sent over 20 resumes in the past month, and although I am qualified, over qualified or just right for the job, out of 20 resumes I have gotten ZERO...
Fall Down Seven Times, Stand Up Eight
This is the quote that I have underneath the signature in all my Emails. I always thought adding those quotes could be kind of cheesy, but after having a job that requires you to read mind numbing Emails all day, a nice quote at the end of a winding Email can be quite uplifting. Personally, this one is my favorite and pretty much exemplifies that kind of person I strive to be. Not all of my...