Looking for a Job

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Since I’ve already gotten the nerve to pull back the curtain and reveal The Great and Powerful Oz that is Dominique, it’s time for some more sharing.  I need a job.

HR Gal Friday and her most recent employer mutually parted ways at the end of November.  It really was for the best.  The company had outgrown me and I had outgrown them as well.  I’ve been back to visit (and to get some stuff I left in my office…seriously, how does one accumulate that much stuff?) and was met with hugs all around.  It was a wonderful place to work and I learned so much.  I am very grateful for that opportunity.

Now though, it’s time to move on.  I’ve been mainly applying for HR and office jobs, but I’m in a bit of a Catch-22.  I’m in school.  I have class every Tuesday and Thursday morning from 7:30 – 10:30.  And I’ll have a lunch hour class every day for 7 weeks this summer and who knows when my final 2 classes will be scheduled in the fall.  I really need a job and I know that my school schedule is problematic, but I am SO CLOSE to finishing.  5 more classes.  1 more year.  That’s it.  It’s going to go by so quickly and I can work off hours or weekends, or just part time even if I can make ends meet, to make up for any time I miss for class, but the pickings right now are slim.  I know, it’s all my fault for being so unfocused and depressed in my earlier college years but I can’t go back and change that.  I have to make the best of it NOW.

This is my plea:  If you hear of any jobs in the Baton Rouge area, please let me know.  Ideally I’d like to continue my HR path, but at this point, just for the flexibility, I’d work at Pizza Hut.  I can do temp work, project work, freelancing, or anything really.  I know it’s awful to ask a new employer to work with my school schedule (especially since I’m not 20 years old any more and they won’t be expecting it), but I know in my heart, my brain and my wallet that my best HR career path means finishing school.

If you hear of anything or have any advice or suggestions, hit me up in the comments please!  Thank you!


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