I grew up in a bubble. The traditional, as-seen-on-TV, suburbia: decent-sized house, big yard, driveway to play in, not on a busy street. All we needed was a white-picket fence, and you would’ve thought we were the Cleavers. Don’t get me wrong though, I loved where I lived. It was comfortable and having a huge … Continue reading Funemployment Tips: Summer in the (small) City
I just spent a legitimate 10 minutes trying to find a funny image or saying that would make this next tip seem less brutal. The best I could find was the “Great Leaders Know How to Delegate” – the opposite of this saying is what this post is about. Micromanagers are the absolute worst. See, … Continue reading Work Tips: Great Leaders Know How to Delegate
I may come back to this post, considering I'm distracted by the TV and only thought of this topic at around 3pm today, but oh well. Here we go! I'm sure you've heard variations of this idea: Nail your elevator pitch Showcase yourself on your resume Write a kickass cover letter with just enough bragging … Continue reading Work Tips: Sell Yourself…Well, Legally I Mean
Alright, I'll be honest: this tip is slightly more of a rant rather than a tip. But I promise, the rant culminates in an actual tip. Maybe. I think that makes sense? Anyways...I like being helpful. Usually when people haven't actually asked for my help >_< but because I like being helpful, people tend to … Continue reading Work Tips: Does It Look Like My Name is Google?!
Firstly, let me start by saying that whoever invents the "No Reply All" option for emails will be my new savior. I will follow that person through the crowds throwing stones, drink any kool-aid they give me, have as many co-wives as they want, and kneel down before them singing, "I'm not worthy, I'm not … Continue reading Work Tips: An Email-Centric Post Not About Hillary, Don Jr. or Any Politician – Hooray!