Monthly Archives: February 2012

Playboy?

I was tempted to post for a corporate position I saw earlier today….but couldn’t bring myself to do it.

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Spaghetti

I never followed up on how my professionally written résumé turned out.  I got it back late last week and the biggest change is that the writer culled my whole career down to just 1.3 pages!  I had her add back … Continue reading

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The arrival of summer!

So, winter finally arrived last weekend with 6 inches of snow while I visited Roanoke, Virginia….and summer arrived today with 78 degree temps back home in North Carolina!  Along with this year’s first tornado warnings!  Jeez, it’s still just February! … Continue reading

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Air hyphen

My cousin, who is a teacher in a public school, was telling me a story over the weekend about an angry mother that came to school recently complaining that no one was using the air hyphen in her daughter’s name. … Continue reading

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Country Director, Tanzania

I came across this job today.  Wouldn’t that be the President? Applications being accepted on-line now!

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The arrival of winter!

It it late February and finally some snow!  The first of the season! A week or two ago I had made plans to visit my cousin in Roanoke, Virginia this weekend as it is President’s Day and therefore she had … Continue reading

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Toilet paper

Toilet paper is one of the most glaringly obvious usage increases when one is unemployed.  I need to use more facilities outside the home and save that money!  Ha! On the flip, there is a big decline in my weekly … Continue reading

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CPRW

My CPRW (Certified Professional Résumé Writer) called me at 2:00 today and we spent about 15-20 minutes on the phone.  She had the current version of my résumé, of course, so wanted to know about my career intentions and if … Continue reading

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Funny things about my blog

I use WordPress for my blog and one of the screens shows stats on what posts have been viewed each day.  It find it fascinating to look at this page to see who searched for what as some of the … Continue reading

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Caving in

I woke up this morning to a phone call that my résumé critique was ready.  The comments were somewhat similar to the last critique saying that based on my experience and career progression that they could turn my résumé into something that … Continue reading

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