Dream Job: Good or Bad?

Few days ago we went for drinks with our friends, and along with the topics of dogs, stupid people, dreams, travels and so on, we discussed dream job. And mostly there were two question: Does it exist? and Is it good?...more

Your boss asks you to do more than agreed upon: What do you do?

Whenever I post here, it's usually to share information with others. Today, however, I would love to hear your thoughts about what an employee should do when asked to do more than he should.My friend, also a fresh grad like I am, just got accepted as a social media manager. We were so happy for him because he thrives on the internet. To him, getting paid to manage Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram was like getting paid to breathe!...more

Interview Tips from a Job Developer

As a Job Developer for Goodwill Industries of New Mexico, I am often asked about the best ways to find a job, interview for a job and also to give insight into Employment Literacy as a whole.  Finding a job today is not what it used to be.  Gone are the days of walking into a business and handing a resume to the boss, or even interviewing on the spot.  Today, job searching and interviewing can be daunting with things like online applications and key word search engines....more

What’s the Plan, Stan? Or are you as woefully unprepared as I am?

Today I subbed in a 5th grade class. Not to be cheeky (OH MY GOODNESS… NEW WORD. I’m totally using that from now on. Seriously, how great is that word?), but they totally loved me. And when I say they “loved” me, I mean they LOOOOOOVED me. As in, “Ms. Evans! Why aren’t you going to be here tomorrow?! Why do we have a different sub tomorrow?! I hate that other sub! If you’re here today, why aren’t you here tomorrow?! UGH!” (Insert all types of adolescent angst here.) It would actually have earned them points if they hadn’t been such turkeys the rest of the day....more

Work the Job, Don't let it Work You

This quote never rang more true than when I jumped into the workforce.  I will be honest, I have been pretty unstable as far as staying in one place for long enough to move up career-wise.  I have had 3 different jobs in the past 3 years or so.  In my work experience, I noticed that the one thing that starts my mad dash towards a new profession is stress and overwhelming anxiety....more
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I PASSED!

The building where I work. It's especially pretty early in the morning. ...more

Envelope pushers

Daily prompt – When was the last time you took a risk (big or small), and pushed your own boundaries — socially, professionally, or otherwise? Were you satisfied with the outcome?After completing my education I got a nice job in a big MNC, which made me self-dependent. The job gave me financial independence and contentment that I am doing something. I lived in a new city with few old friends and staying with friends our bonds became stronger. While working there, I got so familiar with the place, environment, infrastructure, weather and all, that I miss the place so much....more

7 Ways to Make Holiday Cash

 Gifts, trips, parties … this time of year, it’s time to start thinking about paying for the holidays. Here are some creative holiday jobs to make some money and have fun!Party PlannerDo you love to plan parties? If so, consider planning a party for someone. Start out small: less than 50 people and see how it goes. Being a party planner would consist of sending out invites, keeping track of RSVPs, hiring the caterer, helping your client plan the menu, etc. It may also include being at the event to make sure things are running smoothly....more

A Behind the Scenes Look at an Auto Show

So, many of you know that I travel and some of you even know why. But I've never really shared a real look at what I do and why. I just returned home from New York working as a spokesmodel for Mitsubishi Motors at the New York International Auto Show, and when I travel for shows… that is precisely what I'm doing. Below is a little video I put together to give a glimpse at what part of our day at the show looks like....more