Question Something: The Dreaded Q

When you’re unemployed, there’s probably one question you dread most (well, except for those pesky interview questions):  “So, what are you doing now?” In most circumstances, this question, or the q, is an innocent inquiry meant to facilitate smalltalk and prevent awkward silences.  It’s like a more personal version of, “How’s the weather?” or, “How ’bout … Continue reading

Search Something: The Rejection Robots

The automated rejection email.  You know, the one that goes something like this: Thank you for your interest in [insert job title here], but it has been determined that your resumé does not display the minimum qualifications for this job. Yeah, that email.  If you’re like most poor job seekers these days, you’ve probably seen … Continue reading