Another year with lots of new beginnings to be excited about. A new job, new names and faces to remember, new travel route to work, new things to learn on the job, all in one pretty package. Yet something seems to be weighing on me. I don't always like the skeptic in me, but I shall admit I have my doubts and … Continue reading Happy cock it up year!
I remember when I started out at my current workplace, I thought to myself that I had better not personalise my office space as I was not sure how long I would be here for and what a pain it would be to tear down again my inspirational posters, the photos of people I cherish … Continue reading Hiatus explained.
Today at my new workplace, my team decided to play a 'game' to get to know each other better. Everyone was allowed to ask anyone else in the room a question from a pile of cards given to them. Being the newest addition to the team, I had a couple of questions thrown my way … Continue reading The Challenge of Self-Love at Work
After not working for five months, it feels somewhat exciting yet a little unnerving that I am starting on a full-time day job in a few days' time. I tell everyone that this new job is just a temporary place for me to be at for the next couple of years, while I work on my … Continue reading The Job You Pick Matters; Don’t Ever Settle
Look. Everyone else is going to tell you to lower your expectations if you are having trouble finding that damn job you have been looking high and low for. My advice, DON'T. Here's what I stand firmly for despite my own unemployment crisis: Don't settle for anything less. Pay included (unless it's the recession). If they start remarking that you … Continue reading 5 Things I Learnt From My Recent Job Interviews