Unemployment Diaries: 3.5 Weeks Later, The Dust Settles

Can you believe it’s been 3.5 weeks since I last held a job? I just got my final paystub in the mail. Apparently I had 2 weeks of vacation time. So… winning! I haven’t even checked my account balances. #blessed Musings I’ll be honest; I really thought I would have found another job by now. …

Unemployment Diaries: Tuesdays, 70 Job Applications, Spain

Hi, friends. So It’s 5a Wed. I can’t believe it’s only Wednesday, to be honest. Yesterday I was having so many feelings it felt as though a week had passed. Tuesday is the official D-Day in the Jobbing Process. I have it on good scientific authority that Tuesday is The Day recruiters or hiring managers …

Unemployment Diaries: 3 Quarter Horses in a Race I’m Not Sure I Want to Win

It’s Thursday afternoon at 2p. It’s my 2nd week of unemployment. Because I don’t feel restful quite yet, I have yet to call this voluntary break a sabbatical. In fact, in a panic last Friday I applied to quite a few more jobs. Nine to be exact. This is in addition to the the seven …

10 Very Descriptive Statistics, Keen Observations from 20 Job Applications

Hello there! So I quit my job on Friday. Today is only Sunday and I’m so confused. My lease is up in two months, but if I don’t want to renew I need to let them know in two days!! Quitting my job was so anticlimactic. There was no big rush. There was no huge …

Journey of 20 Job Applications: Aug 1 Update, Am I Unemployed?

Technically, I am unofficially unemployed.  My last day of work is tomorrow Fri, Aug 2.  But by now you know I’m anxious and love to jump the gun! It was a voluntary termination. That’s what all the paperwork said. I did it. I resigned. I quit my job with no prospects. Here’s the latest update …