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Job dissatisfaction: What would you do?

Job dissatisfaction: What would you do?

Can I let you in on a not-so-secret secret? I don’t like my job. My coworkers are fine. My boss is fine. But I can’t get excited about what I actually do. What started with InDesign and copy editing has transformed into endless spreadsheets and the pressure of trying to improve a product that I … Continue reading

How to survive layoffs

How to survive layoffs

It’s that time of year! Layoff season. Companies are reevaluating their budgets and cutting down on costs. If you’ve ever experienced layoffs at your office, you know how tense these times can be. If not, let me break it down for you. Working at a company going through layoffs is similar to being a tribute … Continue reading

The dangers of Bitchy Resting Face

The dangers of Bitchy Resting Face

Bitchy Resting Face is a real phenomenon, and it can be hazardous to your everyday life. If you haven’t watched the YouTube video that has prompted serious discussions about Bitchy Resting Face, then take ¬†look at this PSA: Obviously this video is meant as a joke; BRF isn’t really a serious disorder. Or is it? … Continue reading

What’s your wow factor?

What’s your wow factor?

Last week I was perusing Facebook when I came across a post from a magazine I had applied to work for. The post was introducing the person who was hired to fill the position I had applied for. More curious than anything, I clicked on the link that would introduce me to the winning candidate. … Continue reading

Social media stress

Social media stress

I’m sure you’ve all heard that social media can cause depression; it forces you to see everything that’s going right in people’s lives while your life might seem to be going wrong. Then there’s cyber-bullying… I’m just glad social media was in its infancy during my middle school years. And let’s not forget about social … Continue reading

Not qualified for a job? Do something about it!

Not qualified for a job? Do something about it!

As you know, the job hunt is filled with highs and lows. It is a task that puts everyone in the emotional state of a very pregnant woman… I would assume. Even reading the qualifications can make us all hot messes. Must know AP Style–yes. Must have experience using Facebook, Twitter and other social media … Continue reading