2019 Bumps In The Road

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 …

2019 Bumps In The Road

Journey of 20 Job Applications: Jul 26 Update, Losing My Mind

I’m taking a mental break from this jobbing process. This might be my penultimate update. No new companies have contacted me, as predicted. I think the rush of responses has finally died down, again in predictable fashion. I actually got a rejection email TODAY from a job I don’t even remember applying for that does …

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2019 Bumps In The Road

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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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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 …