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Old 10-25-2007, 08:50 AM
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It's a good day. It's sunny out now, I bought some cute new boots online, and my co-workers brought in breakfast, and they are picking up sushi and pizza for lunch! (weird combo,yes, but it's still nice!)
 
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Old 10-25-2007, 09:04 AM
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I found that post incredibly funny! I think it was the avatar that put a different complexion on it.

Especially the, "I bought some cute new boots online" bit!
 
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Old 10-25-2007, 09:18 AM
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I'm going home any minute now.
 
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Old 10-25-2007, 06:15 PM
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*Killing time playing on Facebook b/c a friend request reminded me I had an account*

I still don't understand the point of it though.

No one is on Yahoo/AIM/MSN/GTalk tonight. Boooo.
 
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Old 10-25-2007, 06:47 PM
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Im thinkin' I don't want to design anymore....

I have been in love with design since I realized the power that came before it and after it. However, I worked at a small design firm for ONE month and that experience has yet changed my mind on this. I hope someone can break me out of this shell.

I moved to Dallas hoping to get into a small Ad Firm/Design Firm down here. Well, I did. When I was being interviewed it sounded pahh-fect. (That's my British accent for perfect.) The lady who owned the company was sweet as cherry pie and sounded like she ran a good business. So I gave it a shot!

The first day my gut was telling me, "Do you really want to be stuck in this fluorescent land for the next 10 years? Cuz I'm your belly and I sure as hell don't." But I thought it was the 'first day blues' and sucked it up. The rest of the week went on and I realized that there are only 3 middle aged women in this company. No men. In fact, they talked down on men designers and young inspiring designers. (Note: I'm a 26 year old female and tried not to take this personally as they directed the comments to me.) Couple more weeks went by and they started making non-professional crude comments to me about perfume or my 'red purse' and complained about everything from young Account Exec's to too much mayo on their ham sandwich from Potbelly's. (*That is NO lie either.)

I just couldn't take it anymore. On top of 3 unhappy, middle aged women that hated men and youth, and constant verbal abuse, there was NO design, and if there were, they wouldn't listen at all to any creative ideas I had to offer. All old-school typesetting and proofreading.

I'm going to cut this short by saying I am one tough cookie. I can take constructive and destructive criticism, it comes with the occupation and shouldn't be taken as a hazard. I can take just about anything and put up with anyone crazy. But, yes folks, it got the best of me. I quit after a month.

I think I need some positive stories on this Industry...can someone turn my HORRIBLE experience into a positive one and tell me how much they love their job? Give me more hope!
 
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Old 10-25-2007, 06:50 PM
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Next time do your homework first and investigate the company. It's good to get a feel for them before you show up for an interview

I think as in every industry, you have your bad apples, your good ones, and then the ones that are just somewhere in the middle.
 
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Old 10-25-2007, 06:55 PM
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Take 2 shots of tequila and call me in the morning.


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Old 10-26-2007, 12:02 AM
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Wishing my ability to write would return to me soon so that I can catch all my blogs up.
 
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Old 10-26-2007, 06:53 AM
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50 year old women should not be wearing knee high boots and short skirts.
 
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Old 10-26-2007, 11:12 AM
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When you think about it, there is a lot to think about
 
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Old 10-26-2007, 11:16 AM
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I am thinking of reading a good book or magazine.........
 
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Old 10-27-2007, 12:46 AM
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i think im stressed.. need some time to relax.
 
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Old 10-27-2007, 01:52 AM
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I'm thinking that I will have to go out for a while.
 
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Old 10-27-2007, 02:14 AM
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I'm thinking I really should turn around and go back to bed.
 
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Old 10-27-2007, 06:19 PM
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Old 10-28-2007, 03:53 PM
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Happier than a 'possum eatin' poo poo . . .
 
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Old 10-28-2007, 04:04 PM
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Thinking about whether to go for a workout or chillout in front of the TV.
 
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Old 10-28-2007, 04:07 PM
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Definitely the kind of night to chill out with a good movie.
 
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Old 10-29-2007, 09:48 AM
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now i will watch tv.........
 
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Old 10-29-2007, 09:48 AM
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What should I get for lunch? Chinese maybe? Hmm..
 
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