When I was working, one of the things that I hated to do was figuring out what to wear the next day for work. It was stressful and wasteful in both money and time. So during my gap years, one of the things that I accomplished was building a Capsule Wardrobe. Simply stated, this wardrobe contain BASIC … Continue reading Simplify your wardrobe by building your own Capsule Wardrobe
In June 2014, I was laid off from a Fortune 500 IT company after 15 years of service. For the rest of the year, I had set-up my LinkedIn profile, updated my resume and subscribed to job-boards. Each time I saw positions that I was interested in, I applied online. I did this for … Continue reading Age Discrimination on GenX Job-seekers
I'm a Gen X and worked for the same company for over a decade. But when I was laid off in 2014, I felt overwhelm with the job-search. After-all, it's been so long since I had to look for another job. Before LinkedIn, I just posted my resume on job boards such as Monsters.com and CareerBuilder.com. (Actually, … Continue reading Attention to Pre-Millenials Job Seekers – What to do?
Since sometime last year, there were a lot of commotions in empowering women and girls in the news. Well, in my opinion, Talent Specialists and Recruiters are not giving women like myself a chance to go back to the work-force. After some 15+ years working for the same IT company, I was laid off in … Continue reading Empowering Women