I know, this is a repeat of previous blogs - I'm shamelessly using previous topics - But, hear me out. This time it's different - and I can tell you why. Before we moved here, and the blogs that mentioned things like: 1 Year Before – Career Discussion, Create a job plan, and Start applying for jobs. These … Continue reading Pro-tips – Job hunting abroad
I have not a drop of a want to roam in my heart. I have family who moved from place to place - but I've always had firm goals. Get the hell out of KC as soon as possible, and live my life there. "There" was always up in the air. When I was … Continue reading Next Steps…
Listen, I don't hide that I'm often embarrassed of being an American. Every day at work, someone will bring up a terrible news article from the States, like the president supporting a pedophile for Senate. Or about K9 units being tied to police brutality in the States. Or, maybe, the other military crash (This time, … Continue reading When you don’t want to go home – A dismayed American
Long time, no post again. Sorry about that - we had some insane things happen over the past few weeks: I found out my job will not be sponsoring me and had to start thinking through Plan B. Brad was on a dig and working full-time, requiring me to take over a lot of the … Continue reading October Update
I met Brad long before he started studying to be an archaeologist. When we met, Brad barely thought he'd graduate high school, nevertheless, pursuing a degree in Archaeology. At 17-years-old, Brad was a helpful kid, with a chip on his shoulder (rightfully so, I later learned); who believed he was not intelligent enough to go … Continue reading Being Married to an Archaeologist
In the past, no one ever asked me what I did. When I worked for large corporations, it was easy to just say "I work for ___" and that, by itself, seemed to explain an idea of what I did. Then it was story over, unless someone was really interested. When I switched to agencies, however, … Continue reading What the hell is my job?
Today's intention was to write about how our social lives have bloomed since moving to the UK. It was going to be showered with tales of pints, wandering through the Shambles and marvellous stories about our friends. Sadly, my topic needed to change today, based on this manifesto. As some of you may know, earlier in my … Continue reading Women in Tech
Ha. This post depresses the shit out of me. When I had to start building this plan; it was less than 2 months before the move. It's recommended you do this earlier on than that (6 months, to be exact) - but I had hoped the agency I worked at, would let me work abroad. … Continue reading Create a job plan