2019 Bumps In The Road

Journey of 20 Job Applications: Jul 13 Update, So Many Hoops

It’s only 9a as I write this and unfortunately, I’ve been up for five hours. Why you might ask. Well, first the heat. I was already up so I got this brilliant idea to book my dummy travel for my upcoming job interview. My current plan is to get there a day early and visit …

2019 Bumps In The Road

Journey of 20 Job Applications: Are these pre-interview questions rude?

So, I definitely have some emotional maturing to do at times. It’s when it comes to decision making from second-place options that I have the most trouble. What isn’t listed on the chart are a few interviews I had earlier this year. The last one was in Jun 2019 and it was not altogether nice …

2019

Journey of 20 Job Applications: Jul 12 Update, What a Difference a Day Makes

Wow, this week has been hectic! Hectic. Hectic, I say!We are moving over to a new database set to go live Aug 5. So, I had training for that for 2.5 days. I wrote a tutorial for the steps that might be helpful for the team.  Helpful? Bah! More like…Single Girl trying to get a …

2019 Early Retirement Journey

Journey of 20 Job Applications: Jul 9 Update (Discouraged)

As I posted a few days ago, I recently applied to 20 jobs and am hoping to find out something this week as last week was the holiday and some companies have summer shutdowns during Fourth of July. I was hoping to take you along this journey with this handy chart. We are in the …

Early Retirement Journey

Journey of 20 Job Applications: July 8 Update

Yesterday I posted a chart of the 20 jobs I recently applied for. To help ease the anxiety of constantly refreshing my inbox, I thought I’d take you, dear readers, along for the ride. See the chart here: Journey of 20 Job Applications: July 7 Update I have an update! On Monday, July 8, I …

2019 Early Retirement Journey My week

Life Update Jun 27, 2019: I got nothin’

Last month I decided to start tracking these non-budget metrics: work, life, money. As a bonus, I day dream a bit in a section I call “I Dream of Early Retirement.” Here’s my latest update. Work I am still employed at my same job but since my last update I’ve gotten a few more job …

2019 About me

Dream Bio vs Current Bio: How I Still Don’t Know What To Do With My Life

Got another rejection today. Well technically, it’s a rejection I already knew was coming, so I’ve already partially experienced it. Getting the email didn’t make it sting any less, however. In fact just yesterday, I applied to four more jobs at the same company. I like to torture myself. Although a feel-good article I read …

2019 Budgeting Updates and Reports

Everything I Spent On Travel in 2019 So Far

So last week I returned from my last planned excursion for 2019. I added the final figures to my spreadsheet and thought I would share for the financial voyeurs out there. It also helps me to take a moment and analyze. This spending is not typical for me. The last time I took anything other …