Jobs Report: Nada

I’m sitting here silently fuming. Two hundred twenty-three thousand new jobs added, unemployment at three-point-eight percent. And everyone is celebrating. The markets are up, there’s optimism out there. Not me. Oh no. I’ve been a forced housewife for the last 3 years. And before that I was a returnee to college, 3 years full time…

Wanted: Work

Two years. Two years since I graduated college and nothing. No paying jobs. I’ve done everything I know how to do. Applied everywhere. Asked people about applying. Reached out to people and ‘networked’. Nothing. Zip. I know I am not the usual college graduate. At nearly 50 I am older. And I have worked before,…

The State of Job Seeking

It’s been a few years since I have done a job search. I’ve kept up with how and where to look. I have an updated and pretty thorough resume. I can write a decent cover letter. And I am facing dead silence from any and all companies I might want to work for. Chirp Chirp.  Age?…