A little while back I shared my decision to try to get a new job. At the time I was quite optimistic about my potential to land a job fairly quick. I’d love to say this post is about how I scored a sweet job, but unfortunately the job search is still ongoing.
As some of you may recall I was hoping to go back to work for one of my previous employers. One of them had mentioned a possible offer and it seemed the other would be interested in hiring me again. Largely due to circumstances outside of my control, I did not get an immediate job with either one.
This setback initially filled me with disappointment and negative thoughts about my career’s future. Combined with my recent break up, nothing seemed to be going my way. It was a bad time to be a pessimist to say the least.
Lately though I’ve been taking some positive steps to get my life back on track. It’s opened up a new perspective on things and I’m starting to feel more optimistic.
Although I didn’t get a job with one of my previous employers this time around, I do want to acknowledge the importance of avoiding burning your bridges. Continue reading