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Interviewsday: Employment Edition

Originally posted on How Do I Grown Up:
In light of recently being fired, I sat down with one of my favorite coworkers ever, Francis, who, as I mentioned quit without notice after I was asked to leave.* Francis is not only one of the most talented human beings I’ve ever met, but also such a deeply kind individual. It is impossible to meet her and not instantly fall in love with her. So, I interviewed her about the ins and outs of bad jobs, when to get out, and what a good job should look like. Here we go! (And don’t forget to check Francis’ awesome movie blog out here) How Do I Grown Up: I suppose we could say it’s been a whirlwind week for both of us. You had  a lovely vacation with a wonderful boyfriend, only to come back to total chaos. How’re you feeling about everything? Francis: I am honestly feeling much better today than Thursday morning when I got your text saying that you had just been fired. As you mentioned I had…

I Got Fired 2: Electric Boogaloo

Originally posted on How Do I Grown Up:
As I might have mentioned, 6,000 times and that was just on twitter I was recently fired for the very first time.* It kind of sucked but has also turned out the be the best thing that’s happened to me in a long time. I wanted to check in today and say thank you to everyone who has commented and tweeted such kind words. In the past couple of days, I have read horrifying stories of bad bosses and they make me want to high five you all for getting out and also just hug you to pieces for having to go through it. A quick update on the workforce situation: I accepted my first substitute job with Seattle Public Schools which I will start tomorrow. It’s not easy work but it’s in my field, pays a lot better, and I am the most excited about it. I went in to turn in my uniform yesterday with my favorite coworker (remember Francis?). She had planned to give her notice long before…