Why Starting a New Job Isn’t a Big Deal Anymore

I got a new job. But it's not a big deal. I’ve had a lot of different jobs over the years. I’ve worked in a craft/party supplies store, in a costume shop, as a painter (of walls, not portraits), in various theaters, as a barista, as a restaurant host, and now in retail. Starting this … Continue reading Why Starting a New Job Isn’t a Big Deal Anymore

Frustration Nation and Feeling Stuck

Recently I was having a conversation with a friend of mine - one who is also experiencing the throes of graduate life. The conversation led to how frustrated we both are because of an overwhelming feeling that we are stuck. I feel stuck at home. I don’t have enough money to live on my own … Continue reading Frustration Nation and Feeling Stuck

7 Things to Do to Keep You Sane and Productive During Your Period of Unemployment

A few days ago, I received word back from another recent job interview. This is a direct copy and paste: "After careful, and difficult, consideration we have decided to pursue other applicants that we feel may be a better fit for this position." Please, tell me something I don't already know. I have received this … Continue reading 7 Things to Do to Keep You Sane and Productive During Your Period of Unemployment