Second part of this serie: I’ve been looking for a job. First part is here.
I didn’t want to do the phone interview. On the phone and in English, I was scared. But well, I had no choice and I had to do it. I prepared this first interview, then a second one. Two weeks after I met the people for real this time. And a finale interview. Now I can do a constructive feedback about what happened. Here they are my 10 recommendations to succeed in a job interview.
From procrastination to motivation. When I was in Paris, working was like a second nature for me. But after these past 7 months as an expat, I’ve lost quite easily the habit of working. I wonder how I could go every day to my job. I’m so used to this new life, busy in its own way with tons of hobbies. But I have to be serious, and so one day I’ve started to look for a job.
I didn’t go out very often for a brunch in Paris: too expensive, too boring (bacon or salmon, pannacotta or brownie, apple or orange juice), crowded places… I was disappointed and that’s why I’ve started making my own home-made brunch. I’ve tried here in Boston: USA, brunch home, it should be different, right?
A brunch in a messy ambiance: The Friendly Toast in Cambridge.
Among our places-to-see list in Boston, there was “going to the Boston Harbor Islands”. Visiting these islands in Boston Bay is possible from the end of June to Labor Day – first Monday of September, that let us only 2 months to get motivated to go there. It’s done now: we did it last Sunday. After a good brunch, we were ready for a boat trip.
Little Brewster Island and the Boston Light, one of the oldest in the USA. We couldn’t go very close to it, I just zoomed a lot. Continue reading
When I see a food truck at a corner, it makes me smile and gives me the will to live my life. This week, in the great food truck family, please welcome Frozen Hoagis, Ice Cream Sandwich master, and the revered Penny Packer’s, with a cool name and deliciously fantastic sandwiches. Just so you know, these two are our favorites.