Tag Archives: temping

Because I can…

I ran last weekend. Because I can. You might remember this time last year I wrote a similar post on my first ever run – one of the hardest things I have ever done. Not only physically, but mentally too. … Continue reading

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a Christmas meal conspiracy

Is there a conspiracy created by mums all over the country, to ensure that all Christmas meals in restaurants are crap, so we enjoy theirs more on the actual day? Wouldn’t be hard in my house: my mum is an … Continue reading

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What are you studying?

There’s a question I dislike almost as much as “What do you do for a living?” See my post https://graceelizcomeshome.wordpress.com/2015/01/11/what-do-you-do-for-a-living/ for more on that one… So I am temping at the moment. In fact I have just finished a 5 … Continue reading

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Temporary Joy once again

So it’s that time of year again. Teaching has gone slack, and I take the opportunity to have a well-earned break from the TEFL world and dip back into the world of office and temporary jobs. I have been here … Continue reading

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What do you do for a living?

How many minutes after you have met someone do you ask this question? I made a conscious effort not to do this recently when I became acquainted with a group of people. Does your job define you? Is it who … Continue reading

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office observances

A few thoughts about life in the office… as a temp. Once I had figured out where all the agencies were (they had either moved, gone bust or renamed or all three), written a somewhat appealing CV, re-tweaked the somewhat-appealing … Continue reading

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How (not) to write a CV

I have just started my 4th temp role since arriving in the UK, which isn’t bad going when you consider the ridiculousness I went through even to get an appointment with some agencies. Not long after I arrived home I … Continue reading

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temporary joy

A few weeks after arriving home, the large numbers in red with the few polite-but-serious-letters from the bank meant that I couldn’t really sit about stretching out my jet lag for long – it was apparent that I needed to … Continue reading

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