Monthly Archives: March 2014

File Under: Useless Information

I was reading an article over the weekend that said that there are employers who ask job applicants for their SAT scores — even if the test was taken years ago. I think my scores were actually fairly decent (by … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

What day, month, year is it?

Struck by the irony of having to go to the post office to mail a resume package for a job as Digital Marketing Manager. And a little annoyed. It’s rare not to have anĀ online application option or an email for … Continue reading

Aside | Posted on by | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

You work where?

On of the more interesting parts of job hunting has been discovering companies I never knew existed. I interviewed at a place with 200 employees (which is good-sized for a private employer in this area) that I had never heard … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

TGIF

For a couple of hours yesterday I thought my job search was over. But then Harvard beat Cincinnati and there went my billion-dollar basketball bracket. Most weeks I don’t really notice a difference in what day it is, or if … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

The Physics of Networking

If networking were a game, I think I have now amassed enough points to be considered an expert. I’m starting to feel like I have tapped out on my connections. The people I’m having coffee with this week include a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Daylight Comes

For the first time ever I’m not filled with rage about turning the clocks ahead. I like to run in the mornings, and when I was working this meant getting up around 6 am or so. In early March in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

And another thing…

I feel like at least once a day I start a sentence with “The most frustrating thing about looking for a job is…” And every time I list a different thing. So far I’ve discovered about 157 most frustrating things. … Continue reading

Aside | Posted on by | Tagged , , | Leave a comment