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… Read More 4 ways to deal with a hater at work
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.… Read More Perks of having a terrible job
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… Read More How to be confident when life is crap
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… Read More Got a bad boss? Read this
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… Read More How to suck less at public speaking
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… Read More 5 obvious ways to save money at work
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… Read More Nightmare of eight interviews