Job Hunt Post 2: Let Them

So, on Facebook, I’ve taken to posting the song “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba every time I get a significant interview. A ’90s pop-rock anomaly, the lyrics of the song of course are a simple, gibberish repetition of “I get knocked/but I get up again/You’re never gonna keep me down.” I do so to signal positive job […]

Job Hunt Post 1b: The Tea, to a Degree

So yesterday, July 24th, I came up with the idea of blogging about my job hunt, and I shared some information. Today, I actually feel inspired to write. The biggest current hurdle, for me, to face with job hunting is feeling unmoored. It’s very true that this opportunity can be a wide space to play […]

Job Hunt Post 1: Something Brewing

Hey there! Welcome! You may have noticed I cleaned up around here. Thanks for noticing! Yes, I’ve tidied up and reorganized Jakeasaurasrex.com. For years my blog posts were built by trying to tie together the most recent news crisis, my most recent stressor, and whatever I was reading at the moment. Sometimes, it connected my […]

Running as a Business

Disclaimer: I wrote the below post for a freelance project to compare preparation for race-running to digital marketing best practices. I ghost-wrote for a gentleman who competed in an IronMan Race, and he requested an overall rewrite. I thought I could repurpose the original version here, as it is pretty good.  Last year, I competed […]

Washington, DC– A Re-Run

Note: This post is a reprint. It previously appeared originally in a blog I had while interning with the Washington Internship Institute in August 2011, as well as in a September 7th, 2011 issue of The Xavierite, Saint Xavier University’s school newspaper. Enjoy reading! Six months ago when I first came to DC, it was old, icy […]