career

4 ways to deal with a hater at work

Here’s me at work. Except Asian. And older. And sadder. Anyway, the reason I hate or love work is never about the work itself — it’s always the people. These days, I just don’t have the emotional bandwidth to deal with assholes and their bullshit. Sadly, to be a functioning adult, sometimes we all have […]

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Perks of having a terrible job

However, when I say that I have a crappy job that eats away at my soul, please take me seriously because I mean it. 

But there are upsides to everything, and so here are some things I enjoy about having a job that I hate with all of my heart.

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career, Love

How to be confident when life is crap

People often tell me that I seem super confident because I usually look and act like this on the outside: …but the truth is, I often feel insecure and self-conscious; I’ve just figured out how to talk myself out of it quickly when those feelings creep in. Here is what I’ve figured out: People don’t know […]

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Got a bad boss? Read this

Most people make terrible bosses. And that’s because for the first 20 some years of a person’s life, we are trained to follow, obey, and deliver, and rarely are people truly ready to manage and lead. One of my favorite Podcasts, “Radical Candor” [you can check it out here] talks about how not everyone’s meant […]

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How to suck less at public speaking

I am not saying that I am the best at public speaking or that I am an amazing speaker with nothing to work on; I talk too fast and I have a tendency to mix up my words….BUT I don’t feel nervous when speaking in front of people. I credit my mild insanity and years […]

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career, money

5 obvious ways to save money at work

My job is super average. Decent benefit, decent hours, and low pay. You know, the average, crappy job that a person takes when she has a crazy amount of student loan. So in order to make this “career” a little more exciting, I have given myself a challenge  to try to increase my own pay by […]

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Nightmare of eight interviews

During my 9-month unemployment, I applied to over 200 jobs, got dozens of phone interviews, and went on at least 16 interviews (that I recall), and out of that, I am writing about my top 8 most memorable interviews. I am still trying to analyze what the heck I did wrong my 20s — and […]

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