Category Archives: Career Hunt

First Day Complete

Today was my first day in my new position with CAITS an acronym for Clinical Affairs Information Technology Services, as a Computer Support Technician. It’s a new role in a location at the university that I’ve primarily stayed away from, … Continue reading

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Everything Old is New Again

It’s been way too long since my last post.  It seems as if I forget about my little corner of the world here and forget to drop in and reflect on my life, which is the main reason for this … Continue reading

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Protected: Damned if I Do, Damned if I Don’t

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Making The Switch

Due to the economy and cutbacks in state funding to Indiana University, Technology Center Consulting has decided to strictly enforce a policy that hasn’t been enforced before.  Effective this fall, they will no longer employ persons who aren’t students at … Continue reading

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Being Productive

Since April of last year I haven’t worked more than 24 hours in a week.  While over the summer I was plenty busy with home remodeling projects and going to school full-time, I didn’t feel like a productive member of … Continue reading

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Ouch!

Today we were able to receive our 2009 W-2 statement online and I must say it was quite a shocker.  My income has significantly went down since I left Baxter, but I think this is a new low.  I’m not … Continue reading

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Spring Semester 2010

It’s a new year and a new decade (for those who believe). I’m still taking classes at Ivy Tech and this semester will make me or break me.  I’m taking MATH-111, Intermediate Algebra and CINS-102, Information Systems Fundamentals. I took … Continue reading

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Must Find Happy Place

Nothing seems to be going right lately.  The things that normally bring joy to my life have disappeared or are disappearing.  It’s hard to wake up in the morning when you don’t have a lot to look forward to.  The … Continue reading

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Cha Cha Cha Changes

Many changes are in the works right now.  Like many Americans, the economy has affected the bottom line of our wallets.  It has been over a year since I’ve had a full time position, and it seems to me like … Continue reading

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Back at the Olde TS

Today I have begun working at the Kelley School of Business in the Technology Services department again.  Right now I am only working on Thursday’s and Friday’s. Hopefully this will give my ankle enough of a break to actually heal.  I … Continue reading

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This, That and Everything in Between

It’s been an extremely long time since I’ve posted, and there’s a very good reason why.  I haven’t had much free time at all lately. I took on a paper route, then after getting the kinks out and finally getting … Continue reading

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Need A Paper?

Then I’m your man, at least on the far westside of Bloomington. I officially became a carrier for the Herald-Times today. Rachel and I went on the route, and we had a few hiccups but it went pretty smooth. 200 papers, … Continue reading

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Opportunity or Not?

While making dinner this evening, I received a phone call.  The phone was ringing like crazy today, but this one was way out of left field. It was the Herald-Times, asking me if I was interested in becoming a paper … Continue reading

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Just Like New…I Think

I worked my last day of the semester at Kelley today, and after I left, I immediately went to pick up my mower.  It had been at John Deere since last Saturday being repaired. I was in for a shocker … Continue reading

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The Heat is On

This is my last week at Technology Services until next semester, at the earliest.  The CSR is going to begin to slow down, but there might be a large study to do.  It’s just a waiting game until then. I … Continue reading

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Feast or Famine

I have been steadily applying for new positions, even though I currently have 2 jobs. I would generally get an interview here, or a callback there, but nothing really panned out. For the past couple of nights, when we’ve gotten … Continue reading

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The Doors Are Opening

It was hard to schedule at first, but I interviewed for a computer support position at the Kelley School of Business.  It sounded interesting, but I felt like I didn’t have the skills necessary.  I was offered the job within … Continue reading

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Spread Thin

Progress on projects I have undertaken has come very slow. Here is a list of things I am currently working or trying to work on: 1. Redesign my website. 2. Redesign all electronic menus for DVDs and packaging for my products. 3. Look … Continue reading

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I Got A REAL Job!

Today I accepted a position with IU! It’s with the Center for Survey Research as a Production Staff member.  My job duties will be as follows. Survey packet assembly Opening/Sorting/Batching returned mail and surveys Formatting addresses in databases Scanning surveys … Continue reading

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Still Searching, But For What?!?

Since losing my job with Sternberg, my job search efforts which were already underway have picked up significantly.  I have applied for many positions, with many different companies. I’ve gotten several interviews, but not much more than that. I had … Continue reading

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