You have found your dream job. You spend hours making sure your resume is up-to-date. You carefully craft your cover letter. You submit your writing samples and references. You wait. And you hear...nothing. Job hunting can be an incredibly challenging and daunting process, with a lot of unanswered applications and not a lot of hope. … Continue reading 5 Tips to Improve Your Job Application
Work/Life _____ Many say that work/life balance is an unachievable aspiration. Some believe it should be reframed to work/life integration. Others believe that work and life should be completely separate. Depending on the week, or even day, I fall into one of the three. To me, constantly pursuing work/life balance, integration, or separation, is unnecessary and can … Continue reading Reframing “Work/Life ____” to Reduce Stress
Someone recently asked me the age old question, "What do you do?". I answered, "I work at a nonprofit". When asked, I typically answer in that way. Oftentimes I'll add that I work at Echoing Green, and sometimes I'll even include the mission of the organization. However, none of these things really tells someone what I … Continue reading What do you do?