I've been trying to find a job for years. I know I've said that. And as the time began to drag on, I began to explore all the options and resources I could find. I re-wrote my resume. I got feedback on it. I got involved with groups and organizations. I built my Linkedin, I … Continue reading The Devil and the Dogs Part 2, The Dogs
Understanding career coaches and weighing the pros and cons.
This story is about one of those times where something paid off. It's a story about sacrifice and goals and curried cauliflower with roasted chickpeas. It is, at this point, a story with a soft ending, a sense of accomplishment and hopefully one that will be updated with a win for Team Pau. Immediately after … Continue reading Update: Suspense, distraction and travel
Tiki culture is once again on the rise... New bars are popping up with excited young mixologists at the helm. And really, isn't this the right place for them anyway? What, with the average tiki drink typically taking a half hour to make and involving no less than 24 ingredients, half of which are various … Continue reading The Tiki Trend
Résumés could be a blog all their own. I'm a résumé master. Once I learned how to spell it, I was well on my way to crafting the best damned one anyone had ever seen, over and over again. And then again. I have a folder in a cloud (which cloud service is available for … Continue reading Résumé Like a Pro
Depression is a symptom of the job hunt with it's own painful consequences
According to the latest jobs report, unemployment benefit claims are the lowest they've been since 1973! There are just so damn few people to do the work, many folks have taken a 2nd or 3rd job, just to get all the work done. Congress is considering easing child labor laws to help expand the labor … Continue reading JOBS! Everyone has ’em now!