We've all been rejected for a job in our lives. It's something that you cannot control albeit getting rejected for a journalism job can be a huge blow to your self-esteem.
It's been a while since I last blogged about anything as I talk freelancing, finding full-time work and new work-in-progress projects.
Over the past year, it has been a journey of going through major changes in my life. For an individual who struggles with change, it has been incredibly positive to make these changes both professionally and personally as it's important to keep evolving while retaining a sense of curiosity and realism. Being able to have … Continue reading Change is Good, Doing More is Better
It's been nearly two months since I decided to relocate back to my hometown of Birmingham and my productivity has dwindled between purple patches of productivity and days where I seem to be at home and achieve absolutely nothing. While I have a job hunt to focus on, alongside attempting to work on new projects, … Continue reading Refocusing and Finding the Productivity Bug Again
Over the past few weeks' as I have fully embraced a minimalist lifestyle, it has given me some perspective into why I used to want things whether if it would be a new game or paying to watch a new film. Instant gratification could only get you so far but I decided to take a … Continue reading You don’t need it now
A few weeks' ago when I continued my graduate job hunt, I had a moment where I realised it's time to throw all my expectations completely out the window and start doing things. It's something I used to do in the past with immediate success but what prompted me to take this route? There could … Continue reading Throwing my expectations out the window
Over the past couple of weeks in my quest to secure my first graduate job, the past few months have not been easy as I have constantly faced rejection after rejection. Two weeks' ago, I decided to declutter my entire job search and lifestyle and embrace something from my past. It was through all the blood, sweat … Continue reading A declutter later…..
Less is more. It's a term I use for most of my everyday life with good reason and it's because for the last year, finding a graduate job has consumed most of my life and with good reason. It's coming up to four months since I had graduated from university. Whilst it has been at … Continue reading Less is more when it comes to job hunting
Every week, I always think to myself "How can I strengthen the networks I currently have at the moment to secure my first graduate job?" The method to my madness is quite simple, networking is a great to get your foot in the door and get over that hurdle of applying for hundreds of jobs … Continue reading Network, Network, Network – Building networks to secure a job
I am going to admit these three months have been tough both from a confidence and personal perspective. There's absolutely no shame in that considering I had graduated from Birmingham City University with a 2:1 in Media and Communication (Journalism), but if there's one thing it has taught me is to never doubt yourself. You will probably … Continue reading Never doubt yourself, ever