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New job, Lollipops, and Construction!

Hey gang! I know, long time no post, but I actually have reasons, several of them and everything is pretty good in the realm of Gina! So let’s get started, huh?

Hey Mr. Bossman, I’m leaving this here job

It’s official. After months of looking (many, many months), I have finally scored a new job and a pretty good one too. Not only am I getting paid more, but most importantly, I’m doing something I enjoy. I’m writing; in fact, that’s the job title – copywriter/blogger, but I’m also being given the opportunity to try new things, which is also a bonus. Read the rest of this entry

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Summertime Blues or The Time Gina Went Looking for an Internship

Bueno, loyal readers!

Well, it’s official – I am thirty-five years and twelve days old today. I know, right? If you remember my last post, my birthday was just looming ahead and with that, I decided I would do the grown up thing and pick a career and a career I did pick – technical writing/communication. It’s perfect really – I of course love writing, as you know, and I’m a big geek when it comes to technology and I have of course done my fair share of articles and reviews within the technology sphere.

The downside to this is of course that full-time job I have. It also works, as it’s in technical support (which can help with tech writing), but it’s summer and that means getting less hours and less monies. You all know I loves me some monies, so losing hours is kinda not cool, but as you freelancers will know, you can’t just stop when one project stops – you keep going and in this post my friends, I’m gonna talk to you about internships. If anyone of you have ever watched a television show or movie, you’ve probably seen the lowly intern – the poor guy or gal who goes out fetching coffee for the office, makes copies, runs errands, etc. Basically the idea of an internship is not appealing, right? Read the rest of this entry