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Goals, finishing, and freezing

The race started at 7:30 am.  We walked from our house to the starting line in the not-yet-dawn light.  It is a great idea to get an early start on the running season: get everybody psyched up and ready for a great spring, summer, and fall of running.   1,542 more words

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Library Job Interview Tips for Everyone

Over the past few weeks, I explored hitherto unknown territory in my library career: interviewing and hiring people. It was really fun and exciting, and I left interviews each day joking that I should just abandon circulation and get a job in HR. 981 more words

Looking for a Hagwon Job: 5 Potential Problems

It’s March, and any hope of an EPIK job now they’re drastically cutting numbers is small and distant, on top of the fact it wouldn’t actually start until August. 1,481 more words

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Looking for a Teaching Position Requires a Leap of Faith

Looking for a full-time teaching job is difficult. There are so many things to constantly tweak and update on your résumé. I feel like I am constantly working on branding myself. 573 more words

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The Interviewing Pitfall You Didn't Know About

Interviewers are people, too. Doing the same thing over and over again isn’t usually very exciting. It can get boring spending several days interviewing candidates for a job. 219 more words

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Lallyland: Day Zero

Seeing as it is a well known fact these days that there are 20 gazillion people in the world and 99% have banal blogs, I decided it was time to start one. 129 more words

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The Struggle of the Eternal Job Search

I thought I would run through the actual lead up to getting this job, which is the wading through endless job postings to see if anything is relevant and interesting that you actually have to correct skills for, and then going through the application process for them. 828 more words