Author Archives: amybinvt

Taking the Show on the Road

I’ve decided to embrace the fact that everyone seems to be on vacation or about to go on vacation or otherwise focused on anything except hiring me. I’m going to take a road trip. It might seem like I’m just … Continue reading

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When I first got laid off, I was very strict about not watching tv during the day. I’d usually watch The Daily Show while I was eating my lunch, but after that I’d turn the tv right off. Things have … Continue reading

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Same Old, Same Old

I haven’t posted much recently. Partly because I feel like a broken record, and partly because I think it’s probably not all that interesting to read my whining. The brightest spot of my week last week was getting a rejection … Continue reading

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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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