Finally after 18 months.......
I work as a seasonal sales associate at my favorite store known as Papersource. I had previous expereince there before and knew the managers within one of the locations so she hooked me up with the job. In addition, I work as a part time virtual assistant for someone who owns a book store and i'm currently re designing her website.
It may not be the jobs in my field.. (I'm a graphic designer) but any job is... see more
MLK day is coming up soon and it has got me thinking about those who do what is right.
A few weeks ago as I was getting off the train my keys fell out of my pocket and due to the lack of sleep, I didn’t even notice (#momlife).
I would have traveled for an hour and a half without them, rushed over to the car and then realized they were gone. My baby would have been waiting at daycare and I probably would have cried.
...but instead, someone on... see more
Do your best work. Keep a balance of work life and home life.
It took time for me to learn to delegate. You cannot be in control of everything and you need to trust your managers and employees.
As I was the President/co owner of the company, the buck stopped with me. I would have to deal with upset employees on a daily basis. My philosophy was to listen, express an understanding of the problem, and try to reach a mutually acceptable solution.
We were a totally deadline driven commercial printing company. The most stress would come when a press malfunctioned or a mistake caused an entire job to be unusable, and the process had to begin again.
I wanted to experience a start-up business operation. I wanted to take my work life experiences and create a successful business where employees were appreciated and hard work was rewarded. I wanted pride of ownership and the challenge of creating something great from the ground floor up.
Friendly and family atmosphere.
Working at a paper can be challenging...Internet ads eliminates a need for paper purchases. Work ends when jobs are done for the day. Yesterday was 3 hours. This week 3 days.
I reached out yesterday from cleaning to machine operation and updated my resume on Career Builder. I will likely change jobs and make more money from one job than from two part time jobs. However, I will be on two to three buses on work days. Sundays the route is a check... see more