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Are You There Job? It’s me, Amanda: From Classroom to Cubicle

June 29, 2011


My younger sister just graduated from college with her bachelor’s degree about a month ago and has since transitioned into a job working as an entries assistant. Obviously this is not the job she went to college for, and if this is still a shocking or disappointing thought to you, please be sure to read […]

Are you there, Job? It’s me, Amanda: Overwhelmed? Break it down

June 22, 2011


Amanda Gunter Searching for a job is a long arduous journey and if you’re like me you often feel helpless, overwhelmed and hopeless. You apply and wait, you network and hope to hear back from contacts and at the end of the day you feel like you got nothing accomplished. Nothing could be farther from […]

Are you there Job? It’s me, Amanda: Are you a good student?

June 8, 2011


Amanda Gunter Sometimes when you start a new job you luck out and get an awesome trainer. Most of the time you’re not so lucky. I’m going to talk about the other 90% of the time when you get a terrible trainer. The reason most companies have terrible trainers is because when a company hits […]

Are you there Job? It’s me, Amanda: Recent College Grads, this post is for you

June 1, 2011


Amanda Gunter Graduation season is upon us and with that comes thousands of recent college grads looking for permanent work. Hopefully many of you have gotten started on your job search journey and have spent some much needed time on your resume.  If not, might I suggest paper and a pen as you’re going to […]

Are you there Job? It’s me, Amanda: How to find and keep your focus

May 25, 2011


Amanda Gunter I find myself losing focus on my job search more regularly than I care to admit. Sometimes monthly, weekly or even daily… Fortunately, in the time I’ve been unemployed I’ve figured out how to keep myself motivated, and after all, motivation is the toughest part of the job search. When I find myself […]

Are you there Job? It’s me, Amanda: Interviewing, Professional vs. Personal

May 18, 2011


Amanda Gunter Below is the text conversation between my friend Jen and I which inspired this post.  Txt from Jen: I have a good blog topic for you. One of my friends just got feedback on an interview she had and they said she was too casual. Txt from Me: REALLY?? Txt from Jen: Yeah, […]

Are you there Job? It’s me, Amanda: Ask and You Shall Receive

May 11, 2011


Amanda Gunter I’ve had writer’s block lately. I’m not sure if it’s because I’ve redoubled my efforts and therefore have been writing more cover letters or if it’s because I don’t know whether I’m coming or going between applying to jobs in MN and NC, but regardless I decided to update a popular post I […]