So, here's my mid-month wrap up of "New Decade, New Me." Doing things differently is hard and kind of sucks. In my effort to save as much money as I can, and do right by myself financially, I forgot one crucial thing: taxes. Being a semi-employed person means that I'm freelance, which means that I … Continue reading Death By Taxes
New Year, New Decade
The Significance It's the last day of the year and also just happens to be the last of the decade. This does feel quite a bit more significant than other new years. I was alive for the last decade turn, and even remember a little bit of it. My parents threw a party, and I … Continue reading New Year, New Decade
Back Into the Swing of Things
Settling Into a New Job | Semi-Employed
With any new job, there is an adjustment period. Even if you have been at the company for a while. I am at the final stages of new role adjustment, but I am eager to escape the phase completely. No matter how much I enjoy the work, or I feel my co-workers and boss like … Continue reading Settling Into a New Job | Semi-Employed
It’s Been a While… | Semi-Employed
I haven't written here in a while. Partially because of writer's block, partially because of laziness, and partially because of a busy schedule. Why is my schedule so busy you may ask? Well, because I got a job!!!! Do not fear! I will still be writing here! I mean, I pay for it, so why … Continue reading It’s Been a While… | Semi-Employed
Why Aren’t I Getting a Call Back? Interviews Without Follow Ups. | Semi-Employed
Do you ever question the functionality of your email? I mean, do you ever wonder if your email is limiting the amount of and type of email that you should be getting. I ask this because lately, I keep getting interviews that end with promises of hearing back, but I’m not hearing back. Now I … Continue reading Why Aren’t I Getting a Call Back? Interviews Without Follow Ups. | Semi-Employed
Taking a Chance on Yourself | Semi-Employed
Lately, I have been considering different ways to change my own life, to take control, to build a future for myself. It all started when I met with a guy who messaged me on LinkedIn. He wanted to talk to me about network marketing and he gave me a book by Robert Kiyosaki called “The … Continue reading Taking a Chance on Yourself | Semi-Employed
Being Ghosted By a Job | Semi-Employed
Was I fired or am I on standby?
Am I Stuck?
Noticing the indent in the mattress in the shape of my body as I rise to the door The foam isn’t memory, just a representation of the mental state of me My voice echoes the creak of the wood under my feet Before the floor eveng gets a chance to speak Activities of the day … Continue reading Am I Stuck?
How Long is Too Long at an Unpaid Internship? | Semi-Employed
Should I stick it out for the experience?