Late in the Night
By Elyse Ryan I saw a couple under the spotlight of a street lamp. Late in the night, I heard their quiet fight. She feeling unappreciated. He feeling discombobulated. They stood close and spoke quietly with careful intent. An intent they both had to get to the bottom and overcome the bad. I changed my route home as to avoid disrupting such an intimate talk, and continued my walk. Up...
A Spring Break of Interviews Review
@HGI_iNNsider @WFMGlastonbury @gburyproblems @hartfordcourant It is the Monday after my Spring Break that was loaded with interviews I had started planning since January. I stayed at the Hilton Garden Inn for 5 nights getting free cookies from the from desk every night after 4:00pm a good breakfast every morning at the American Grill and a good night’s sleep with their firm to soft adjustable...
Ready For a Week of Interviews
It is only a few days before I go down to Connecticut for my spring break to go to at least 1 interview a day and a couple apartment viewings, a trip I have been planning and working towards since January. Monday morning I have an interview for a fundraising coordinator position. I am preparing all my past experience examples to show my work. Tuesday I have an apartment viewing in the morning...
Make or Break Moment
It is one week before I go down to Hartford for spring break and so far I have an interview and apartment viewing scheduled for every day of the week. Last night I did a new adjusted budget using Google Spreadsheet and got another intimidating look at how much take home salary I would have after state and federal taxes, about $5,000 less according to some of the more positive tax calculators...
What Makes a Good Resume?
By Elyse N. Ryan March 6,2012 5:08 p.m. Picture this, you’re sitting at your computer staring at a blank Microsoft Word document. You’re a senior trying to write your first resume. What kind of style should you use? What kind of information should you include? Objective statement or no objective statement? That is the question. Staff member of the Lamson Library Writing center, Jane Weber...
Getting By with a Little Help From Some Friends!
After a little hard work and determination, I got a little help from Rick Green from the Hartford Courant. His piece today on my efforts to relocate to Hartford gave me such a leg up. Rick is doing everything he can to #GetHer2Hartford. Donate today for the cause! “Maybe Elyse Ryan is the start of something. Ryan, a-s00n-to-be grad at Plymouth State University up in New...