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Exciting Announcement- New Job!

Well it’s certainly been a hot minute since I posted. I’ve been sort of in limbo, with things very much up in the air since I stopped writing. Last time I posted I was starting CaptivateQC, my own marketing consulting

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Posted in Business start up, job search, recent graduate

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

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

Two Interviews Wiser – Job Search Update

Weekly Job Search Update Monday- Temporary Job Interview I told the recruitment agency I’d be interested in accepting temp jobs while looking for something fulltime, if it would provide relevant work experience. So I got a call on Friday about

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Job Search Advice from a Current Job Seeker

I got an email today from Scott MacFarlane, a reporter, Charlotte’s WSOC-TV’s Washington correspondent. He’s doing a story tonight about employment in NC, happened upon my blog, and wanted to interview me about my job search experience here in Charlotte.

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What Unemployment Looks Like

–          You rent a room at a friend’s house –          You drive your parents’ 1995 Maxima with 294,000 miles –          You invite people out for coffee, not a meal –          You don’t buy perfume when you run out, or a

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The Cure for Inexperience

My discussion of my weaknesses in my last post led me to think about what skills I need to work on. These are not personality flaws or bad work habits, more technical abilities that I would like to get some

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