Tag Archives: Work

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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Always breathing in; never breathing out

I don’t want to become one of those people who builds up a lot of momentum with her blog, and then drops off the face of the Earth for an indefinite amount of time, but I think becoming one of … Continue reading

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So what’s my “normal” now?

My last week of nearly four months of unemployment is just about over. I’m SO ready for my life to get back to normal!! But now I have to figure out what “normal” is, because it’s going to be different … 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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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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Inbox Vigilance

Shortly before I left my last job, my company switched from corporate Gmail to Outlook for its email. I was really upset about it, and even (sort-of jokingly) said that I might quit over it (and when I was laid … Continue reading

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Why don’t I ever post much in June?

Okay, I know. I haven’t written in a while. I’m definitely failing at my “one post a week” goal. And my last post wasn’t even about my life in NY, so I know that I’ve veered away from the original … 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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