Monthly Archives: August 2011

Hurricane Update

As you know, I’m in New York City. And my new friend Hurricane Irene is on her way here. I’ve been getting a lot of text/tweets/facebook messages from people asking if we’re okay, so I just wanted to let you … Continue reading

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7 Things that were helpful to me in my job search/unemployment

I realize that my “How to get 9 interviews in 4 days” post may not have been the most helpful to job seekers, since I think it may have been a bit of a fluke and good timing. But I … Continue reading

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Alright late twenties. Let’s do this.

Today, I turn 27. Officially, that’s my late twenties. During my mid-twenties, my life was pretty chaotic. I lived in FIVE different apartments during that time. Three different cities.  If you count temp work and internships, I had SEVEN different … Continue reading

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How to Succeed in Getting 9 interviews in 4 days (without really trying)

The past week has made me feel completely exhausted, but rightfully optimistic. Two weeks ago, things were looking kind of bleak. I was applying for jobs, but had kind of lost some motivation. Especially since I was able to get … Continue reading

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Look at me! Here I am! Right where I belong.

People who have known me a long time (or even people who have glanced over my DVD/poster collection) know that I’ve been a HUGE Jim Henson fan for my entire life. I grew up watching the Great Muppet Caper and … Continue reading

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How to make a great first impression with a job candidate: part 2

As you read in my last post, I’ve been getting contacted by a lot of recruiters about potential jobs. Some of the recruiters are good, some of them… aren’t. This is part two of what happened with the recruiter I’m … Continue reading

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How to make a great first impression with a job candidate

Step 1: Email a job description to a total stranger and ask her to send her resume if she’s interested in the position. Step 2: After she sends her resume, ask her to read the job description (because she obviously … Continue reading

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