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The 4 Very Official Stages Of The Post-Grad Job Search

Finding a job is hard because convincing someone that you are the most fabulous thing to happen to them since that time Kelly Rowland and Michelle Williams unearthed themselves, popped out of the ground, and joined Beyonce onstage at the Super Bowl is hard. 1,154 more words

This System Is Flawed

When did finding a job get so fucking complicated? I’m sure everyone else has noticed it as well. Scenario: I want to work in a retail store at an entry level position. 843 more words

Job Searching

At worst I feel bad for a while, but then I just smile I go ahead and smile

It’s not fun when you are searching for work but if you treat it like a job then you can get through it.

Before I was successful in getting my job, I would split my day into two, half of the day I would search for advertised jobs and fill in applications and the other half I would research companies that interested me. 271 more words

Applying For Jobs

Pro-Tip #23: How to Nail a Job Interview

Hi team! I think I like the more honest format of the last post, so I think I’m going to roll with it again on this one. 1,667 more words


you think applying for academic jobs is hard?

Since retiring, my spouse has been volunteering at the “job club,” helping low income people apply for jobs. Applicants for low-wage jobs need to apply on line, and many low-wage workers neither own computers nor have much experience using them. 396 more words

Steward Your own Growth

In my last post, “Check Your Professional Baggage,” I suggested that asserting your needs or accomplishments directly to your supervisor is not necessarily the best way to create opportunities for growth and fulfillment. 779 more words

Summertime...and the livin' is easy...

Uni is out!  Time to hit the beach, catch up with friends and sit in your pyjamas/pants and watch daytime TV until your brain slops out of your ears.   450 more words

Applying For Jobs