The single most annoying piece of advice that I got whenever I had an interview came from someone who said “I’ve gotten every job I’ve ever interviewed for.” Their advice? Make a good first impression.

She had gotten every job she’d applied for because she’d had three jobs, two of…

It has occured to me today that I’ve only ever seen a handful of articles about dealing with the inevitable, and sometimes devastating, rejection letter on a job search. Thinking about it I realized the reason for so few articles is that there isn’t really anything you can do about…

Welcome to Part Three of the Occupational Misadventure series. Today we will be covering how to make your applications sound like they were written by Bill Shakespeare himself (minus the balcony scenes). If you stumbled upon this post looking for some help in how to actually fill out applications online…

Most of your time ‘on the job market’ is going to be spent performing redundant tasks that usually go nowhere, like Sisyphus pushing that rock up the hill over and over again, you will feel trapped in a purgatory from which escape seems impossible. The difference, of course, being that…

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Master of Public Administration, Regular of Everything Else

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