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About themommygap

Mom, Wife, Business owner, trying to break into a career out of the home.

Interviews! New Strategy is Working or?

Well, well, well, guess what I have interviews this coming week. I also have Jury Duty the week after. Of course. One of the interviews is in an area I desperately want to be in, you know what it is, … Continue reading

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The benefit of a Masters

I’m glad that I have my Masters degree. It gave me a lot of confidence, and the experience earning it is something I would not want to have missed. But, does it really help one find a job? I think … Continue reading

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Definition of a career

I looked up “midlife careers” to see what I’d find. I usually find some stupid advice that doesn’t help anyone that someone obviously pulled out of their ass. Today I found this gem: 10 New Careers After Age 50 When … Continue reading

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The silence is deafening

I don’t know what’s worse. Going to interviews that are a waste of my time, or not even getting one call. I’m starting to think getting a Masters degree has ruined any chance I have of ever getting a good … Continue reading

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New Year and New Job Applications

Today I have applied for 7 jobs. As the rejections or interview requests come in, I’ll tell you all about them. But, know this: Not one job pays more than 11 dollars an hour. I think I’ve finally accepted the … Continue reading

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Why advertise how rich you are if you’re so cheap?

I’ve noticed a lot of advertisements on the job boards that include how wealthy the company is, such as: …… a 22 billion dollar company, doing this that and the other, is looking for someone to work for barely over … Continue reading

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You can be a substitute teacher

A friend of mine told me yesterday that I should apply to be a substitute teacher. I’ve toyed with the idea for over two years now, and done nothing to move forward with it. So, today I moved forward with … Continue reading

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