Tagged with job search

Found in 2011: Work, love, adventure

Found in 2011: Work, love, adventure

If you had asked me on June 13th, 2010 (Graduation Day) where I thought I’d be at the beginning of 2012, the answer would not have likely been “working at a lobbying firm, splitting most of my time between my parents’ house and the apartment of my boyfriend who I met playing dodgeball.” My answer … Continue reading

Becoming an “Adult”

This week, I worked on becoming that better job seeker that I described in my “New Year, New Job Search” post.  I made 20+ phone calls on Wednesday, an accomplishment for anyone, but especially for me, a girl with a phobia of cold calling.  Today, I finally started passing out resumes face-to-face at the State … Continue reading

New Year, New Job Search

Well…my room is “clean”, Food Network is turned off, I just spent 30 minutes Googling myself in a last ditch effort to procrastinate, but I no longer have an excuse to delay.  If I ever expect to hear a positive response from a job inquiry, I need to not only set goals for myself, but … Continue reading

The Problem with Internships…

So after a week here on the east coast, I finally had some semblance of job-hunting action today in Manhattan.  An interview for an internship.  The internship was for a non-profit organization that I wasn’t completely familiar with, but its main goals of fighting poverty and AIDS internationally seemed right up my alley.  I scoped … Continue reading

Taking the Reins

So, after nearly one month of being home – and zero replies from jobs – I’ve decided that maybe waking up at 11 every morning, watching Food Network all day, and submitting one résumé each weekday might not have been the best job hunting strategy. I’ve thus decided to take matters into my own hands … Continue reading

Hello world!

Nothing ever comes easily. This truth is something I’ve had to come to terms with as of late. You see, as a member of what’s been dubbed the Millennial generation, my life and its successes up until now have been metaphorically handed to me on a silver platter.  I graduated high school, I was accepted … Continue reading