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I will go down with this ship

How does an insecure person become a good manager? Is it possible? - [more inside]
posted by themaskedwonder on May 28, 2014 - 15 answers

Am I overreacting or is this totally illegal/wrong?

The new job I applied for called a work reference I did not authorize and I got a bad review. Should I leave this entire job off my resume? Bonus general career anxiety/issues inside! [more inside]
posted by themaskedwonder on Aug 21, 2013 - 28 answers

How to curb career-related jealousy in a relationship?

My boyfriend (of 8 months) and I work in the same industry, but have different aspirations and skillsets. We more or less started "on the same level," but he's shooting quickly up the ladder since getting a promotion and I'm stuck in an awful rut at my current company. How do I cope with this? [more inside]
posted by themaskedwonder on Aug 2, 2013 - 8 answers

Trying to "lean in." Failing miserably.

Please help with a complicated work situation. Some context: Mid-twenties, female, graduated from a top-ranked university in liberal arts (I know, I know, but it worked out in the end. Sort of.) I work in sort of a niche, new media-y entertainment field, for which I am extremely grateful. I love this industry and I love the company I work for. And yet, snowflakes abound… [more inside]
posted by themaskedwonder on Mar 19, 2013 - 10 answers

New Job/Quitting Etiquette. Also, I'm Kinda Crazy.

I've been working a shitty shitastic part-time job (somewhat in my field) for the past four months, and today I've received a job offer for an awesome full-time position in entertainment! I'm super excited. Here's the thing: I'm bipolar/ADHD, and I'm not sure how to handle the new job or the job-quitting. [more inside]
posted by themaskedwonder on Jan 18, 2012 - 10 answers

All who wander are not lost. I hope.

I'm a depressed not-incredibly-recent college grad with less than a year's experience under my belt and I'm still clueless. More snowflake-y annoying first world problems inside. [more inside]
posted by themaskedwonder on Jul 12, 2011 - 9 answers

Ad Flack Woes

How do a build a copywriting portfolio? [more inside]
posted by themaskedwonder on Jun 18, 2011 - 2 answers

Post-Grad Filter: Now that I'm out of college and determined not to fuck up any more, how do I plan for the rest of my life?

I graduated from Big Name U in May with 0 honors or distinctions, little work experience, a squishy liberal arts degree, and a barely acceptable G.P.A. I feel like I wasted a pretty big chunk of my life. Where do I go from here? [more inside]
posted by themaskedwonder on Aug 14, 2010 - 13 answers

How can I be like C.J. Cregg?

Maybe it's just the miniature Aaron Sorkin in my head talking, but with the advent of the Obama administration and all, I think it might be cool to try to get a stint as a communications aide/press officer or speechwriter with some kind of progressive campaign or Democratic congressperson. [more inside]
posted by themaskedwonder on Dec 25, 2008 - 2 answers

How do you survive an arts career?

Artistic MeFites: I'm looking for some advice. For any of you pursuing (or already established within) some time of artistic career, whether it be music, film, writing, theatre, dance, sculpture or whatever, how do you keep yourself happy and productive in your field? And most of all, how do you get there in the first place? [more inside]
posted by themaskedwonder on Oct 15, 2008 - 12 answers

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