5 Things My Career Break Taught Me

5 Things My Career Break Taught Me

If you are not new to my blog then you know that I have recently taken a break off from work, almost 5 weeks in total. I start my new job on Friday, which sadly means that my time off is now coming to an end, so I wanted to take some time this morning [...]

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Making a Big Change!

Making a Big Change!

This is a post that I'm so excited to write! I have been in HR for basically my entire adult life, I started working in an office when I was 18 and I haven't left that environment since, not even for a break. I'm almost 34 so that's a long time! For the past 3-4 [...]

Surviving Cold Season at Work

Surviving Cold Season at Work

This post is my third in my "How to survive work" series (see #1 and #2 here) Remember that cold I mentioned having in Friday's post?? Well it's now Monday and it's still kicking my ass! I haven't had a cold in years so I forgot just how inconvenient they can be and just how miserable they can make you [...]

My Morning Routine

My Morning Routine

September Writing Challenge #22 - My Morning Routine So, this is a boring one! I wish I could tell you that I have an amazingly productive morning every day, where I get up earlier than necessary, work out, consume a nutritious breakfast and walk the dog. Truth is, I force myself out of bed at [...]

How to Ace a Job Interview

How to Ace a Job Interview

September Writing Challenge #20 - How to Ace a Job Interview This post is part of the 30 Day Writing Challenge, but I plan on going into deeper detail in a "Career Series" in the future, so I'm just going to give you my 5 most important tips for how to ace a job interview [...]

Highs & Lows of 2017

Highs & Lows of 2017

September Writing Challenge #17 - Highs & Lows of 2017 I have to be honest, as soon as I saw the list for this writing challenge I immediately wasn't looking forward to this post. 2017 is not 3/4 over and it's already been one of the strangest years of my life. I feel as though [...]

5 Things I Have Learned from Working

5 Things I Have Learned from Working

September Writing Challenge #14 - 5 Things I have Learned from Working I have been working full time for 15 years since I was 18 years old (now you can do the math on my age) and it has definitely not always been easy. Since kids are not in my future, I don't see my [...]

How to Hate Sunday Nights Less

How to Hate Sunday Nights Less

Ahh Sunday… I have such a love/hate relationship with you. I love not having to wake up to an alarm and being able to do whatever I want all day, but I hate knowing that the weekend is over and I have to return to work tomorrow. I used to not dread Monday’s, I had [...]