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  • BlogHer, Work

    New Jobs Mean Big Changes

    (This is cross-posted at BlogHer.) I gave two-weeks notice at my job last Friday. I’ve been working at a nonprofit in DC for over two years (a children’s advocacy group) and in…

  • Work

    Losing a Job, But Gaining Time

    I lost one of my part-time jobs yesterday. I’ve been doing work-from-home, computer-based social media research for the same company for over two years. The amount of work has gone up and…

  • Work

    My Tights! They’re Gorgeous!

    A coworker caught sight of me in the hall this afternoon. “Look at those tights!” she said. “They’re gorgeous!” She’s an older lady. The same one who comments when I’m not dressed…

  • Work

    Stop Staring At Me, Psycho

    Picture this: in my role as Executive Assistant, my desk is located directly in front of a pair of wide glass doors. These doors overlook the main hallway, so I have a…

  • Random Friday, Work

    Random Friday, Ver. 62

    1) Perv on the Metro There was an older man standing beside me on the Metro last night. I was turned off by his big plastic glasses and the way he kept…

  • Work

    Maybe I’m Sleeping, Maybe Not

    Ever since I started the new position at work last week, I’ve been busier. (But it’s okay! Being busy makes the day go by faster, and there’s a lot more interaction with…

  • Work

    Dressing Up at Work

    Just as my big sister predicted, I actually like making more of an effort to get dressed up for work. Everyone at my workplace has to wear business casual clothes (no jeans,…

  • Work

    I Have a New Job!

    I started a new job yesterday. I’m still with the same employer; I just have a new title. I used to work in the Membership department — now I’m the Executive Assistant…

  • Work

    I Love You, I Love You…

    Male office-mate: Have you ever heard of Natasha Bedingfield? Me: Iloveyou-iloveyou-iloveyou-iloveyooooouuuuuu… Male office-mate: [blank, somewhat surprised look on face] Me: You know! She sings that. I don’t think he expected me to…