Adventures in Job Searching: My Most “Interesting” Interview

StephensWork9 Comments

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Since I’ve put in a considerable amount of effort into looking for a job the last few months, I’ve been on a few interviews. Most were your standard job interview where I was required to list my strengths, weaknesses and where I saw myself in five years.

StephensAdventures in Job Searching: My Most “Interesting” Interview

Job Searching for the Anxiety-Stricken

LuannPerspectives2 Comments

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If you know me, you know that I have multiple jobs. 4 jobs, to be exact. I have 2 part-time jobs and 2 freelance jobs. I’m also a full-time graduate student. Why I insist on taking on such a heavy workload is beyond me. Perhaps it’s the appeal of knowing that this load will make me too busy to focus … Read More

LuannJob Searching for the Anxiety-Stricken

Lunchtime Poll: Discretion or Honesty?

Crystal ColemanLunchtime Poll2 Comments

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My husband says that I offer up too much information, doing myself a disservice in the act. I just like to think I’m a rule follower. Yes, I will declare that jar of jam that we’re bringing back from England, it’s fruit. I don’t want them to do a random search and find it and say I was hiding something. … Read More

Crystal ColemanLunchtime Poll: Discretion or Honesty?

Positivity Challenge Week 8: The Job Search

Crystal ColemanReader Challenge8 Comments

asterisk

It’s possibly one of the most demoralizing things that can happen. Whether it’s downsizing, firing, end of a contract, or other reasons, losing a job can be stressful to your mind and body, your finances, and your relationships. On top of the stress of losing your job is the pressure to find another one and quickly. No small feat in … Read More

Crystal ColemanPositivity Challenge Week 8: The Job Search

Mmm, Mmm, Cool Jobs!

(e)KelsiumWork3 Comments

skeletonshells

Are you job hunting? Do you need someone to yell at you to do things? Our very own pileofmonkeys is willing to yell at you, lovingly of course, and badger you into doing the things you need to do RIGHT NOW.

(e)KelsiumMmm, Mmm, Cool Jobs!

Groovy Cool Jobs!

(e)KelsiumWork2 Comments

skeletonshells

Welcome back to Cool Jobs! Some weeks doing this roundup is easier than others, and some weeks doing this roundup is a depressing window into how difficult it is in many areas of the country to even find a job posting that isn’t soul-crushing. However, in my opinion, the main purpose of this feature is not necessarily to find the … Read More

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Flavor Blasted Cool Jobs!

(e)KelsiumWork4 Comments

skeletonshells

At my current place of employment I do a lot of the basic hiring functions like receiving resumes, sending out contracts and new hire forms, and being one of the primary contacts between job seekers and the people who decide who gets a job and who doesn’t. I thought I’d add to the subject matter already covered by the esteemed … Read More

(e)KelsiumFlavor Blasted Cool Jobs!

The Revenge of Cool Jobs!

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skeletonshells

So this happened, and this is happening, and there are a lot of things to be angry about. Being angry can take up a lot of your time (and I should know as I am a champion angry person) that would perhaps be more productively spent looking for employment that will help hoist you from the very bottom of the … Read More

(e)KelsiumThe Revenge of Cool Jobs!