Over 40… Shit

I never thought I'd be that person who complained about how hard it gets to find a job over 40. But here I am. I'm over 40, and struggling to find a new job. I'm either over qualified, because yes I have been working for over 20 years.  I'm incorrectly qualified, my experience is diverse... Continue Reading →

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Loving What You Do

So, I saw this quote from Steve Jobs today, and it got me thinking. "The only way to do great work is to love what you do.  If you haven't found it yet, keep looking.  Don't settle.  As with all matters of the heart, you'll know when you find it." I really truly believe that... Continue Reading →

Having Hobbies

I've realized recently that I've let a number of my hobbies and passions outside of work fall by the wayside.  To be fair, I have a two year old.  She sucks up most of the "spare time" of which there is very little. I leave for work at 8am, and get home close to 8pm. ... Continue Reading →

Feedback

Never forget, feedback isn't just negative or constructive, it can be positive too. It boosts morale and can improve collaboration. 

Things That Are Better With Age

When I think about working, there are a few things that get better with age.  Insight: you have more of it and experience gives you better understanding of what gets thrown at you. It may even help you stay calm in the face of adversity that you couldn't have faced years ago.  Knowledge: it's not... Continue Reading →

Why I’m Hiding 

Unfortunately, we live in a world where we can't talk openly about our workplaces, salaries, and problems.  I want to talk about mine, but because I also need to keep working, well I'm "Hiding." A lot of working women are. We seek the advice of others online becausebecause have few choices, but to me, a... Continue Reading →

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