Monthly Archives: May 2014

Silent Rejection

Way back in the olden days, you applied for a job by printing out a resume and cover letter, putting them in an envelope with a stamp, and then sending them out via snail mail. Larger companies might then send … Continue reading

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Hurry up and wait!

I had a flurry of interview activity over the past few weeks, and now I’m in limbo waiting to hear if I made it to the next round of any of them. The waiting game… I submitted a resume last … Continue reading

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Signs

Well, I survived my marathon interview yesterday. But just barely. When I was driving to the interview, I passed a tree with five giant turkey vultures perched in it, and I wondered if that was an omen. It was beyond … Continue reading

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Feels like the Tide is Turning

Well all of a sudden, things seem to be picking up. I had three interviews last week and have two more this week. The one tomorrow is a second interview following-up one of my phone interviews from last week. I’m … Continue reading

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Telecommuting from wherever I am

The beauty of being unemployed is that you can work from anywhere! I just spent a week in SC, mostly near Charleston. I had one scheduled phone interview while I was there and ended up having a second one. The … Continue reading

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Cautiously Optimistic

It’s officially spring: I just mowed the lawn for the first time this year. It’s so much easier to feel hopeful when the weather’s nice (and by nice, I really just mean not 45ยบ and raining. It’s a low bar.). … Continue reading

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Timing is Everything

I haven’t posted much recently. I’ve been feeling a little like a broken record. I’m still singing the same old tune, but I figured I’d post anyway! I’ve got the big seven month unemployed anniversary this week. On the one … Continue reading

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