Tag Archive: Job

Life update time.

Last week Andrew and I moved out of our 14th floor shoebox and into a real live apartment. The apartment is in the Saint Mary’s Bay neighborhood, halfway between downtown and all the… Continue reading

End of the World Advice

Warning: Unsolicited Advice ahead The world didn’t end yesterday but all the excitement over the “End of the World” really makes you think. IF the world would end tomorrow, or the day after… Continue reading

Work a day world

Good day readers! I got a job at a local retail store. Win on the job front! It’s summer/ holiday work, and I’ll be getting out of the house, and hopefully meeting some… Continue reading

Feel Good

As anyone who has been job hunting knows, it can get a bit depressing. So what are some good ways to lift your spirits? One: Read a good book. I just finished Ready… Continue reading

Job, where art thou?

Last week I went to a 6 hours at a job search workshop. While I had heard most of the advice before, I did learn a few interesting tidbits. For one, when asking… Continue reading

One Month

It’s hard to believe I’ve been in New Zealand for a month! This also means I only have another 11 months that I can stay here unless I get a real job! This… Continue reading

Soup

This past week I successfully shared my cold with Andrew. He was sniffling and coughing and by Thursday it was clear that we were spending this weekend at home, yet again. We stocked… Continue reading

The Apartment and Homework

So, I decided to name this post “The Apartment” because 1) I’ll post pictures, and 2) that’s where I’ve been spending all my time this week because I’ve come down with this crummy… Continue reading

Odd & Familiar

This past week I spent my time wandering around Auckland, running a few errands, reading (three!) books and researching and applying for jobs. Since Andrew started work on Monday, and without a clear… Continue reading

Before Firsts

I can tell the move is coming up by the big pile of stuff littering the floors of our apartment. We just sold both our bookshelves, we’ve sold our cabinet, kitchen storage unit,… Continue reading