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No One Wants to be My Friend

“I’m on the blacklist,” I tell them.

My friends stare at me, my parents stare at me. I’ve even told strangers that stare at me too. 321 more words

The Beginning

All the Good Things Are Wild and Free(lance)

In the last couple of weeks I’ve had a lot of meetings with a lot of recruiters. It seemed like an efficient way of getting maximum outreach and advice from people who know what they’re doing. 279 more words

Heat Wave

Wasted Days and Wasted Nights

Thanks to Freddie Fender

for that wonderful song/title to get this post started. It pretty much explains the month of June and my lack of posts. 237 more words


Gone too long

It’s been a long while coming, but I’m back.

Here I am sitting in front of the computer, trying to motivate myself into getting my book published online. 405 more words

Reading Challenge 2014

Message Received: Bring Enthusiasm!

After having spent two weeks supporting a group of 10 job seekers, one of them presented me with a token of her appreciation. Her gift was a folding panel of 9 framed windows, in each of which she had hand-written a quote or made a comment about enthusiasm. 881 more words

Job Search Advice

I have to get a job, gotta keep ink in my pen...

The husband and I might be leaving California much sooner than we expected.

I just can’t find work in this state and…

Well, I’ll just come out and be honest, I suffer from depression.   430 more words


The Unsuccessful Adulting Guide to Being Unemployed

Here’s how the universe works: just when I am starting a blog about how unsuccessful I am at being a grown up – I lose my job. 947 more words

Adult Fail