It's been a busy few weeks for me, and an overwhelming few weeks (in a good way). Whilst COVID-19 has undoubtedly been an unexpected event in all of our lives, I also rather surprisingly decided to switch jobs during this pandemic and have since experienced virtual onboarding into my new role. I have been in … Continue reading Virtual onboarding when starting a new job
Sometimes, love isn't enough of a reason to stay. This is true in romantic love, friendship and in other areas of life stuch as careers.
Exactly one year ago, on the 19th February 2018, I rang a buzzer in the Old Brewery in Bradford-on-Avon marked "Varn". That day marked the start of my new job (and hopefully my new career) in digital marketing. One year later and so far I have survived... Oh and I can officially hold down a … Continue reading My first year in marketing
Over the past few weeks, and months really, I’ve seen a stream of graduation photos across social media. Recently, I also got a “On This Day” notification from Facebook, featuring photos from my when I graduated with a 2:1 in Journalism last year. They do say that time flies when you’re having fun, but the … Continue reading What I’ve learnt during my first year out in the real world
Quitting your job without another prospect lined up is indeed incredibly risky and often something that is frowned upon by potential employers. Yet, in December 2017 I followed my heart and did just that.