Wish you were here? Continue reading Persephone Postcards: My Office
I read a lot of resumes. And I spent a lot of time perfecting my resume. As it turns out, I actually know a lot about resumes. (This was surprising to me, too.) Because it’s job hunting season, I thought I might throw out a few helpful tips (and pet peeves) when it comes to polishing your finest asset. (Other than your shoes.) Continue reading Ladyguide: Resume Tips
Anyone else do the Friday-Sunday shifts? Continue reading This Weekend Open Thread is At Work
What? What’s that? Oh, what, you are sniffing sexism but you can’t prove it? You’re working in sneaky sexism land.
If you’ve been putting in overtime at work like I have and just haven’t been able to pay attention to what’s going on in our little corner of the Internet, here’s what you might want to read:
On this lovely Friday, as many of us look forward to the weekend ahead, I thought I’d ask a positive work-related question: what is your favorite job you’ve ever had? Continue reading Lunchtime Poll: Hardly Working
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 today’s job market. Even if you’re not coming off a job loss, a graduate looking for their first job, a recent transplant to another city, or a new mother getting back into the workforce, trying to find a job can be full-time work in itself – one with a pretty high rate of rejection. How do you keep yourself focused and keep from giving up? Continue reading Positivity Challenge Week 8: The Job Search
Think big. Don’t settle. Find your passion. Get your dream job. Follow your bliss.
For many of us, those messages are thrown at us from a young age. We’re made to believe that we can do great things and that we shouldn’t settle for anything less. And then we’re saddled with tens of thousands in student loan debt and a worldwide economic crisis and dismal job prospects and expected to be grateful if we can even find a job.
Kind of mixed messages, hmm? Continue reading Positivity Challenge Week 7: Staying Positive at Your Non-Ideal Job