Four months? It feels as if it has been an eternity since I last put together a post on my blog about anything whether if it is Tableau, dataviz or journalism-related. Things have moved so quickly these past few months that my life has been moving around at 1000mph. I must remind myself to slow … Continue reading Always Put Yourself First, Not Last
As we're coming up to the end of 2017, it's been another fantastic year in regards to the things I have done, not to mention graduating from Birmingham City University in July. Whilst I am not one for New Year's Resolutions, I do have some goals lined up for the upcoming year. 1. Maintaining a … Continue reading Out with 2017, in with 2018 – My main goals for the upcoming year
Rejection, rejection, rejection. We have all been there before when we have been rejected from a job application or a relationship and it can be the worst feeling in the world. Don't despair though, it's all a learning curve as at some point we have been knocked back from something. It's fair to say as … Continue reading You get knocked down, but you get back up again
What does a bench and me have in common? Quite a lot. After graduating from Birmingham City University, I have been in the never-ending fight to secure my first graduate job and whilst I have had secured interviews and come close to getting job offers, it has given me some food for thought. It can … Continue reading Two months after graduating… What have I learned?
It can be a very tough predicament being a recent graduate coming out with an Upper Second Class Honours degree in Media and Communication (Journalism) at Birmingham City University and not finding that first graduate job like I have in July 2017. The networks you have built throughout college and university and you are hitting … Continue reading Figuring out my own rags to riches story
As The Asperger's Effect series comes to its conclusion, I had some time to consider my penultimate article and I have had lots of article ideas pop up in my head recently. It was not until today that the Beacon Hill in Rednal gave me an idea to write about decoding stigmas within Asperger's. Stigmas are an interesting … Continue reading The Asperger’s Effect – Decoding the Stigma
We have reached the halfway stage of The Asperger's Effect series of articles and it was only right that I would try to explain as best as I can about how it feels to be walking in the shoes of someone who has Asperger's Syndrome. Applying for tens of opportunities at small and large-scale companies as a Media … Continue reading The Asperger’s Effect – Walking in my shoes