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The significance of today snuck up on me last yesterday afternoon.
Today, July 6th, is the one year anniversary of starting my “big girl job.” It’s a little crazy to think that at this point last year, I showed up to this agency with a combination of nervousness and excitement. I was amazed that I had my own office, with a window and a real door and I loved it.
On my very first day I was assigned several projects and I was amazed by the responsibility that I was given. In my internships, I wrote a total of about 5 news releases. By the time I finished my first week here (at part time) I’d already written more than that.
I later learned how lucky I was Read the rest of this entry
It’s much easier to do for a first interview…. not so much for the second (if you’re a girl at least because this is another area where guys have it easy).
I always received the advice that you should dress conservatively and professionally for interviews. After years of high school speech competitions, I have a nice selection of unique and memorable suits (including purple, green, blue tapestry and gray with a tie-style back) all of which I assure you are professional. But my go-to suit for interviews, presentations and any other time that I need my appearance to scream “grown-up!” I wear one of my trusty black suits (and high heels of course because typical grown-ups are actually taller than 5 feet). So that’s what I wore for my first interview with an advertising agency. Read the rest of this entry