Monthly Archives: May 2010

You know it’s hard out here for a temp…

The easiest way I’ve found to get work is through temp agencies. There are several that focus on marketing, writing, design, and other “creative” jobs, and those are the ones I work with. That’s how I found my last job … Continue reading

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Food for thought

So, food here is totally different. Sort of. The act of obtaining it requires an entirely different thought process. In New York, fast food restaurants are required to post the number of calories in each food item on the menu. … Continue reading

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You can have all you’ve ever wanted…

I can’t believe tomorrow marks three weeks here.  It’s flying. On Thursday I went shopping in the Rockefeller Center area. I didn’t really go to any stores that I wouldn’t have shopped at in Indiana (anthropologie, banana republic, h&m), except … Continue reading

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It comes down to reality, and it’s fine with me

The past few days have been pretty eventful. Yesterday I went in to a creative “talent” (i.e., “temp”) agency to fill out paperwork, and today got a phone call about a possible job opportunity. I had a phone interview with … Continue reading

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Gotta go to work, gotta go to work, gotta have a job.

I’ve been here almost a week now. I’m slowly adjusting to the differences in lifestyle. I actually kind of like walking everywhere. It’s especially nice after eating. I’m still getting used to having to carry cash everywhere and it taking … Continue reading

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Waiting and waiting on you…

Today I’ve gotten a taste of what working freelance might be like. I’ve started writing my trial article for the job I’m trying to get. I spent my day playing phone tag with sources and trying to piece together an … Continue reading

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Sunny days and rain

Happy Cinco de Mayo!  It’s also the three year anniversary of when I graduated from college. This isn’t exactly where I thought I’d be at this point, but I’m still excited about the direction I’m going. Yesterday morning I had … Continue reading

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