If you’ve read my other posts, then you know that I suffer from extreme anxiety. Suddenly, I feel like I’m dying and need to seek medical assistance while it may only be benign PVCs or a bout of acid reflux. It can sneak up on me at any time for any reason, but especially when I’m stressed or a new change has taken place. How … Continue reading Should You Tell Your Work About Your Anxiety?
I started a brand new job this last year (I’m no longer with the company, but that’s a whole other blog post). If you’ve ever had issues with change, then you’ll understand where I’m coming from. Anytime something substantially changes my life, I’m flooded with severe anxiety. I have found with more preparation my anxiety decreases. Here’s how I prepared for the new job: 1. … Continue reading How to Prepare for a New Job
Recently, I just got a new job. Surprisingly, my resume format played a big part in it… When I was coming out of college, I put in over 1,000 resumes at various jobs around the nation. I didn’t limit myself to a certain city. Eventually, my boyfriend (now husband) landed a job first. So, I then had to limit my job area to a smaller … Continue reading How to Make Your Resume Stand Out
There’s nothing worse than going to a conference and feeling totally unprepared. If you’re anxious like me, then your anxiety levels are already at an all time high at conferences. Having everything I need takes the edge off a bit. To help make your next conference easier, I’ve created a packing list. Here’s what you’ll need: Cardigan/Sweater/Jacket Conferences are always freezing cold. The last one … Continue reading How to Pack for a Conference
Leaving a job can be very stressful especially if you’re close to your co-workers and boss. You’ll want to make it as painless as possible for both of you while still maintaining a great relationship for a future reference. If this is your first time to do so (like it was mine), you’ll want to make sure you do it right. Luckily, I had great … Continue reading How to Put in Your Two Weeks Notice
Conferences can be overwhelming especially if you have anxiety. If you’re anything like me, then you get anxious sitting there with a few hundred people worrying about having a panic attack in front of everyone. (Photo By: clarita) This past week I went to a marketing conference in Orlando where I was surrounded by hundreds of IT peeps. At times, I was struggling to sit … Continue reading How to Battle Your Anxiety at a Work Conference
“It’s not what you achieve, it’s what you overcome. That’s what defines your career.” -Carlton Fisk Unemployment can be one of the scariest things you ever have to face. But, it doesn’t have to be. You just have to be focused, driven and determined. When I graduated college, I didn’t have a job lined up. So, that meant an entire summer back at home living … Continue reading 3 Ways to Make Your Job Hunt Less Stressful