Flowers – F – A to Z Challenge 2019

Every day he gave me a flower. Sometimes it was a bought arrangement.Sometimes it was a wild flower.Sometimes it was a picked flower.Sometimes he gave me a dried poppy .Neatly tukked into the pages of his favourite book.Sometimes it was free.Sometimes it was store-bought.At times it was cheekishly taken from a public garden.Or from behind the vile neighbours fence.Sometimes it was drawn on paper.Sometimes they … Continue reading Flowers – F – A to Z Challenge 2019

When LinkedIn fails you

LinkedIn has the tendency to send me job opportunities. It can be quite annoying, especially as most jobs don’t correspond to my profile or interests. Being an underpaid “happiness officer” for a French dating-app never really appealed to me. Still, I never turned off the notifications, as one never knows if something interesting might come up.  This morning, when I checked my emails, my dear friend … Continue reading When LinkedIn fails you

Overqualified and underemployed – a curse or a blessing?

Today, pursuing long studies is no longer a guarantee to land a good job, it seems as though it has become the prerequisite to get a job at all. Many young people who have received their degrees over the last few years, often find themselves in a delicate situation. They come out of university thinking that all doors are open for them, only to quickly … Continue reading Overqualified and underemployed – a curse or a blessing?