Monthly Archives: May 2011

Either dodging a bullet or burning a bridge.

My job search has taken an interesting turn in the past few days.  Like I mentioned a few days ago, I had an offer for a contract job that sounded really amazing. The start date has officially been pushed back … Continue reading

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A lesson in SEO…

Wow. In my blogging class, we talked about Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and how it can be a great way to drive traffic to your blog. It’s all about using certain words that people frequently type into search engines, so … Continue reading

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Using Twitter for evil- or documenting an old man’s thoughts?

A few days ago, I read an article about an unusual Twitter account called “@OldManSearch.” Someone who is likely trying to piggyback off of the success of @ShitMyDadSays created a Twitter account for his 81-year-old father. But he didn’t explain … Continue reading

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Professional Limbo

A few weeks ago, I was offered a contract job that I was told would last 4 weeks. It was originally supposed to start last Wednesday. Then it got pushed to today, and now they’re telling me it should be … Continue reading

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What to do with all these books?

I guess it might be time for an update on some of my other unemployment projects. I’ve done a lot of the projects, but there are still some that have carried over from last time (like getting a NY drivers … Continue reading

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8 Things I Want (and Don’t Want) in an Interview Process

If I’ve learned anything in the past few weeks about job searching, it’s how I want to be treated during this process. I’ve had interviews at several companies. I’ve accepted an awesome email marketing contract job that will last about … Continue reading

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The one where I’ve been out of college for as long as I was in college

Happy Cinco De Mayo, everyone! I haven’t really celebrated that holiday since I lived in Texas, and by “celebrated,” I really mean “didn’t have to go to school, and probably had tacos for dinner.” But today’s a more significant day … Continue reading

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