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Journey of 20 Job Applications: Jul 19 Update, Living a Double Life

Happy Friday! It’s time for a new update. It is currently 3p EST on a Friday, so while it’s not exactly close of business, I feel confident no one at these companies is working past 3p on a summer Friday. That being said here is the lastest update on my Summer Job Hunt. Jobbing I’m …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …