Tag Archives: Job Search

In which I get a new job for my birthday. Again.

I don’t know if I just have a bad case of “I still think I’m in school and need a fresh start every August” syndrome or what, but today’s my last day at my job. It’s also the day before … 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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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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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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A telephonic invasion. I’m planning my escape…

Little (maybe) known fact about me: I don’t want to be glued to my phone. Until recently, the only sound I had set up on it was for a phone call. (I just turned on a sound for emails and … Continue reading

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My job search playlist

We all know that job searching can be a little depressing. When I was about to graduate from college, I started making an Itunes playlist of songs to motivate me while I was looking for my first “grownup” job. Some … Continue reading

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Things are gonna change; I can feel it.

I’ve been job searching off and on for the past four months. I’ve done the daily rounds of checking various job boards, applying to a few jobs here and there through annoying online systems, and emailing cover letters and resumes … Continue reading

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30-day trials are for infomercials, not jobs

As predicted, I got a phone call on Friday with an offer for the email marketing job I interviewed for last week. I was offered a “content strategist” position, which would involve figuring out the best ways to get emails … Continue reading

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How do you communicate to an interviewer that his company sounds shady?

Today (well, yesterday now, technically), I had an interview for an email marketing position. I found the job on LinkedIn, and it happened quickly: I applied in the morning on Monday, received a phone call about it Monday afternoon, and … Continue reading

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