job search

Searching for a job. And more kindness.

Three minutes. While in some cases that's a lifetime (say, if you really need to pee or if you're caught with no jacket in a snow storm), in others it's just the blink of an eye. The latter applies especially to applying for jobs, where sometimes answers arrive months after the application had been sent and… Continue reading Searching for a job. And more kindness.

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life, Progress

Writer’s block

I’ve been sitting here for a good hour now trying to come up with a clever and witty beginning to this post. After deleting a million first sentences and staring at a still very much blank “page”, I decided I’d just keep it simple and write whatever comes to my mind and roll with it. Can’t… Continue reading Writer’s block

life, Progress

Reflecting about life

Picture this. I am sitting at a white table in front of my laptop in a renovated apartment in the oldest part of town. This means that, although comfortable, there's a constant background noise of tourists, incredibly loud locals who've been living here for generations and like to yell from their windows to the people on… Continue reading Reflecting about life

job search

The good, the bad, and the “huh?”.

Here's my life at the moment: every week, I sit for hours on end looking for job offers. From company's websites to job portals or professional network sites... you name it, I'm on it. I scroll and scroll, open countless tabs, quickly scan through the job offer for any major things (e.g. do I like… Continue reading The good, the bad, and the “huh?”.