Career

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stuck in the muck

stuck in the muck

It took me a long time to get in at the company where I work now. While I was trying to get in, I worked in a different field as a financial broker and hated it. But it was the bread and butter I needed, while trying to break back into the industry I wanted to be in....

steppin’ out

steppin’ out

As a young mother, I was anxious about how I would one day re-enter the workforce. I remember taking my four-year-old to a haircut appointment, and, while I waited, I picked up a magazine. The article that caught my eye was geared toward stay-at-home parents, entitled...

the naked tree

the naked tree

I remember one particular day, while in the midst of job hunting anguish, I'd debated about whether or not to take the Christmas decorations down sooner than usual. Usually, I wait a week until after New Year's, so when I woke the day after Christmas Day, waffling...

-interviewing-

if at first you don’t succeed

if at first you don’t succeed

So I'd finally landed it, an interview in the television and entertainment industry. This was my fourth stab at trying to get on with this company, and I finally got a call back. "Why do you want to work here?" the department manager asked, once the interview was...

what you really want

what you really want

If you're in the throes of job hunting long enough, you can become thoroughly exhausted. A mixture of insecurities, positive thinking, intense preparation, putting your foot in your mouth during an interview, then putting your best foot forward afterward, again and...

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