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Thursday, August 9, 2012

Moving On




tee: Five Below, skirt: thrifted, shoes: Payless, belt: Forever 21, necklace: Charming Charlie, watch: Target

It’s official – I accepted an offer, my background check came back already, and my resignation letter has been turned in….I got a new job!!! Starting on Monday August 27th I will officially be an Academic Advisor for a local university. I am beyond excited!!  Almost exactly a year ago I graduated with my Master’s degree in Academic Advising from Kansas State University (all online while working a full time job) and I’m finally getting the opportunity to put it to use. This was by far the hardest I’ve ever worked to earn a job offer, so I feel like I definitely earned this. I’m thinking a post about interview outfit selection may be in order in the near future. :)

It feels so good to share this news! For obvious reasons, I couldn’t post about it. Most people don’t really know I have a blog, but it still wasn’t worth the risk. Thanks for all your support while I was in my funk…everyone has rough days, but I’m pretty sure those feelings will stay in the past for quite awhile now! :)


*went back and realized this outfit was perfect for Everybody Everywear this month.  Woohoo! ;)
Monochromatic

13 comments:

  1. YAY!! SO very excited for you, Jess!! Great, great news :)

    Oh and outfit is cute as always! I didn't know they had clothes at Five Below! They just opened one here.

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  2. this is awesome news jess, i am so happy for you! i hope this change brings a fresh outlook and start for you!

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  3. Congratulations! What wonderful news!
    --Vivienne

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  4. Congrats! One of my best friends recently did that online program at K-state, too. It's great that you will be using your degree!
    Also, I love the blue accents in this outfit! Looks awesome!

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  5. Congratulations on your new job! I wish you all the best :) I love your pleated skirt. I love how the blue accessories look with the black. Very striking!

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  6. hello!!! you look so elegant in that black dress, love it! the combination with blue is great!
    kisses
    www.petitgraphie.blogspot.com

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  7. Congrats on the job! That's awesome! This outfit is even more awesome! You look great, and so excited to share your exciting news!

    Clare
    Understated Classics

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  8. Congratulations Jess!! That is fantastic news! You will make a great adviser!!

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  9. Congratulations Jess, that's awesome! :) Love this outfit, btw, the skirt is amazing - great thrifting find!!

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  10. Love that thrifted skirt! Great outfit. Congrats on the job offer :)

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  11. Congratulation!!
    Great black outfit! Love the pop of blue!

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  12. I'm hella late but congrats to you. Very seldom do us degree holders get to start a career in the field of our major. That's awesome!

    http://thriftyandshameless.blogspot.com

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