The purpose of this blog has been for me to have an outlet to share works-in-progress, design ideas, UX research, and other career related wisdom. However, the events of the past week have forced me to reevaluate: to question my place in this country and my value to it. As a woman who chose a career and education over a more traditional path of marriage and children, this election in particular has felt deeply personal to me.
This is the first time I’ve had the luxury of a few months time spent being methodical and meticulous in my search process (with a detailed spreadsheet and everything). In the process of preparing for interviews, cover letters, personalized resumes and portfolio updates, I’ve been able to reflect and learn a bit about myself, what I’m looking for, and how to best approach a job search.