Ridiculous Job Listings Rant: a Call For 7 Habits of Highly Effective Companies
Career Change / Job Search

Ridiculous Job Listings Rant: a Call For 7 Habits of Highly Effective Companies

It’s amazing how little money prospective employers are willing to pay for an educated, skilled employee. When I scour the Help Wanted ads, I find it amusing how many list expected pay at a whopping $10 or $15 an hour for college-educated, highly skilled staff with umpteen-number-of-years experience. For this generous salary, you–the prospective employee–must  … Continue reading

SERENDIPITY SERIES: It’s Always Sweeter the 2nd Time Around
Career Change / Serendipity / SERENDIPITY SERIES / Transition / Writing

SERENDIPITY SERIES: It’s Always Sweeter the 2nd Time Around

IF . . . IF I hadn’t volunteered for the internship. IF the possibility for a job there hadn’t evaporated with the unexpected events that caused a hiring freeze. IF I hadn’t gone to that association meeting in place of my internship supervisor, this all wouldn’t be happening. IF I hadn’t ‘missed out’ on sitting … Continue reading

SERENDIPITY SERIES: Opportunity and I Need to Catch Up
Career Change / Challenge / Change / Job Search / Satisfaction / Serendipity / SERENDIPITY SERIES / Transition

SERENDIPITY SERIES: Opportunity and I Need to Catch Up

It’s been a year now in California and although I’ve explored many an avenue in search of my next new career, I’ve come up dry. With all the freedom in the world, I’ve been trying to zero in on how I’ll spend the next 20 of my work years. What I’d like to do vs. … Continue reading