In the past three weeks I’ve been turned down for three separate jobs. That is, to say the least, disheartening. At least two of the four I was 100% qualified for and would have been amazing at. The third was a little more iffy, but it was nothing that I didn’t have at least some … Continue reading Three
(NOTE: Based on today's The Daily Post writing prompt) As I grow older I become more aware of just what the word “finite” means. It’s not the opposite of infinite, that’s “zero.” No, “finite” means you’re limited. It means there’s a cap on a resource. I’d like to say that when I was a younger … Continue reading Daily Prompt – Finite
It's hard to break into new industries without experience, and gaining that experience is just as difficult.
A recent story on Fast Company offers a good tip for those engaging in job interviews: Have a consistent story of your background work history. That’s especially true when making sure the version of events you’re sharing in an interview follows the same points you’ve laid out in your resume. That’s also true, I’ve found, … Continue reading Know Your Narrative