When Staycation’s Over

Well, it happened again. Another week off (I usually take two a year, one in the spring and one in the fall) passed in a surreal flash. Many would remind me how lucky I am to have a job that allows me to drop everything for a week and get paid anyway. I don’t disagree.... Continue Reading →

Structural Issues.

Culture I've imbibed lately: Saint Maud - A horror rooted in the caretaking industry, which is timely. Also, to a lesser degree, a study in terminal illness for the renegade craftsman female.A Marriage Story - Not as weighty and allegorical as the Bergman that clearly inspired it. But, nonetheless, a nuanced, messy human portrait and... Continue Reading →

Have Some More Folderol.

Forgive me, y'all, but I seem to be fixated on these career-related musings lately. I think what happens sometimes is, I keep certain observations at a low simmer for awhile, and all of a sudden they bubble up and demand my attention. I seriously just thought about deleting my LinkedIn. It struck me how much... Continue Reading →

Well, I WAS Going to Write About…

...the specific point in career shift exercises that consistently tripped me up when working with my advisor and still does to this day. That being: the point at which I am tasked with brainstorming what industries I am interested in, and, from there, identifying companies of interest within those industries. Now, I will circle back... Continue Reading →

Debriefing.

Why yes, that IS a Vic Chesnutt reference. So. Whereas I have not received the official declination letter yet, sufficient time has passed since the interview to indicate that, as before, I was not selected. Here are my observations, this go-round.When one has just finished an interview, one may come away with a certain positive... Continue Reading →

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