Career · Underemployment

Temporary and part-time contracts: an alternative to a full time job after university?

  It’s not a secret that I’ve been struggling to find full-time employment for well over 8 months. In fact, this struggle has been one of the main sources of inspiration for my writing both on my blog and in my free time.  It has become an enormous part of my life, and until recently I… Continue reading Temporary and part-time contracts: an alternative to a full time job after university?

Blogging & Writing · DIY and crafts · Inspiration

Real-life Inspiration Journals: Everything You’ll Need For Graduate School

As I have previously mentioned, I love journals. One of the many journals that I have kept over the years was entitled “Everything You’ll Need for Grad School“. I bought this journal on the day that I was accepted into a graduate program in aquatic biology at Edinburgh Napier University (Scotland). The very first thing… Continue reading Real-life Inspiration Journals: Everything You’ll Need For Graduate School

Blogging & Writing · Inspiration

What Next? How to Maintain Your Blogging Momentum

Every once in a while an unexpected event will be thrown your way, be it positive or negative, and without realizing it your blogging strategy will come derailed. This has happened to me a more than a few times on Transitionelle: both after the most incredible occurrences (being Freshly Pressed!) or at the most negative times (during… Continue reading What Next? How to Maintain Your Blogging Momentum

Blogging & Writing · Inspiration · Underemployment

3 Lessons From a Book on Advertising For Job Seekers Of All Ages

Readers! I just finished reading a creativity book that I just could not put down and I need to share it with you! It’s Not How Good You Are, Its How Good You Want to Be by Paul Arden is a guide to marketing that goes so much farther. It approaches advertising and creativity in a… Continue reading 3 Lessons From a Book on Advertising For Job Seekers Of All Ages

Blogging & Writing · Social Media

Transitionelle is now on Facebook

Inspired by the Oatmeal, one of my favourite web-comics of all time, I’ve decided to create a Facebook page for this blog. I know a lot of people enjoy getting updates from blogs in their social networks, but for me, Facebook has always seemed a little bit too personal. I am comfortable sharing things on… Continue reading Transitionelle is now on Facebook