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Applying to Graduate School

Welcome to Lipstick ‘n’ Laughter!

I decided to create a blog where I could have a creative outlet, but also where I could share my experiences and what I learned from them. 1,849 more words


Grads: This Could Be Why Nobody Wants to Hire You

It’s graduation season, a.k.a. job-hunting season for all the young adults with newly minted diplomas. After the inspirational commencement speeches, it’s time to buckle down and plunge into the working world. 799 more words

Ways to Kill Time Between Interviews (and Some Things To Avoid)

You get invited to interview for your dream job. You receive the agenda in advance, and there’s a 30-minute time slot labelled “Break.”  This means that they couldn’t find somebody to fill that period of time, and they need to park you in a conference room or the company lobby for a while. 470 more words


Revamping My Resume

I’ve been thinking about revamping my resume. Last week, I had to update it to apply for a nonprofit board matching opportunity through my employer. After reading it over, I was surprised by how it felt so standard and boring. 311 more words


5 Tips for Producing a Quality Cover Letter

This week on Instagram, I received a comment from a friend on the template post for the week requesting cover letters. I realized that I have not made it clear that I do in fact design and write cover letters. 535 more words

Curriculum Vitae

Part Two: My Resume - Job Searching in Numbers & Stages

You there! People who are good at composing resumes: I’m not exactly sure how I feel about you but it’s a brew of resentment and admiration. 490 more words

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