Monthly Archives: October 2012

Introducing: CaptivateQC

I finally landed on a name for my business. I went through a magazine and wrote down all the words that appealed to me, cut them out, and arranged them on a piece of paper then went through narrowing it

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Posted in Business start up, social media

Job Update – I’m Doing That Crazy Thing

I called the marketing agency I’d been waiting to hear back from on Tuesday afternoon and found out that they were “impressed with me but had made a strategic business decision to hold off on hiring for the position”. I

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Posted in job search, recent graduate

How Successful Social Media Marketing and Job Hunting Are Alike

Blogging regularly on the subject of social media and my job search has helped me realize some of their similarities. While they are two very different activities, doing them well can require some of the same principles. Know how to

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Posted in job search, Marketing Thoughts, social media

Finding your ideal job sometimes isn’t… ideal

For no good reason, I’m a little off today. I’m still waiting to hear back about the interview I had last week for just about my dream job. This should come as no surprise, I was told it would probably

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Posted in job search

I officially have a Master’s Degree!

After submitting my dissertation on Pinterest on August 27, I finally got my results back today! My mark (British for grade) was a 71! While 71 in the American system is pretty weak, it’s an “A” or a Distinction in

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Posted in post graduate student, recent graduate

Job Hunt Progress Report – Almost 2 Months In

With my 2 month full on job search process anniversary fast approaching on October 27, I’m pleased to give you my most recent progress report. I had my interview last week for the Social Media Manager position at the marketing

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Lessons from Regina George- Surviving the Job Search Freak Out

So this week I’ve had my second job search freak out of this current job search. I say of this current search because I remember at least one freak out when I was looking for work in 2010. I learned

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Posted in job search, Uncategorized

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