Tag Archives: Job Search

Shift In Thinking

The mysteries of Human Resource offices every where never cease to amaze me. Armed with their resume scanning software, preliminary phone interviews and multiple rounds of in-person interviews they predict who the best applicant is for specific jobs. Often these are jobs they’ve never worked themselves, or in my opinion even fully understand when it […]

You Won’t Be Sorry

Another day and another rejection email for a full time position.  Once again I was lucky enough to make it through to the final round of interviews, but that was where I also learned that someone internally who has been doing bits of the job under a different title was up against me.  It wasn’t […]

Sewing, Coding & Sports…Oh My!

I’ve officially made the big switch and jumped into the world of self-hosting for 21st Century Gal.  I hope you enjoy the new look and the ability to click on your favorite topic above and get directly to the posts that are related to each one.  It’s a great feature that I’m happy to finally offer as […]

My Mother; The Blogging “Expert”

Acquiring blog readers is hard.  Simple as that.  At times, the vast technological universe that many of us partake in can make it difficult to attract those that are the target audience you are searching for.  However, that involves you actively trying to attract an audience.  When I started this blog back in January of […]

These Candidates Are Fresh For The Picking

A good friend of mine was just let go from his job this week and he’s one of many people I know going through this.  The unfortunate part is that those who keep getting let go seem to be the best employees that any company would be happy to have on staff, so I’m going […]