Category Archives: job hunting

The Island of Misfit Ideas

I’ve discussed previously my occasional habit of purchasing electronic “toys” for which I later discover I have little use. Being a bit of a scatterbrain, I’ve also had similar interactions with plans and ideas. Some come to fruition (moving to … Continue reading

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Reader Response: Tech Writing in the Hospitality Industry

Today’s post was born out of a response to a reader who wishes to remain anonymous (FYI, I did receive her permission to share this as long as I didn’t include her name). Nice to know you folks think I … Continue reading

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Making a New Normal

Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness. —Unknown After a couple weeks of alternating between anxiety and numbness from the ongoing coronavirus crisis, I’ve reached the point of resignation…or maybe acceptance is a better word for it. … Continue reading

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Making Your Own Luck

Long-time readers of this blog might note that I don’t talk a lot about business development or marketing as a freelancer. There are a couple of solid reasons for that: 1) I’m not particularly good at it, but also 2) … Continue reading

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Battling Workaholism and a Bad Job Market

This week a friend sent me an article from┬áThe Atlantic about the career travails facing the Millennial Generation. The essential points of the article were: 1) Americans have made a religion out of work in the sense that many of … Continue reading

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