counting uni, where I house-shared) and I’m now a week into my new job, too.
April, you’ll know I quit the graduate job in accounting and audit I got out of
uni because, frankly, I hated it. Not all of it, but enough of it that it
reduced me to tears a few times. And that was only in the first three months.
scheme, which is way more up my street and in line with my career goals. (Side
note – I’d always planned to leave my old job after my three years to qualify,
and try to get into IT instead.)
actual work yet. Mostly this past week involved setting up my laptop, listening
in on some meetings, and a two-day induction. I also read a few research papers
on things like customer data hubs and omnichannels and it might sound boring as
hell, but I really enjoyed it.
great, and the work sounds like it’s going to be awesome. It’s totally
different to my old job. I’m already in love. You know, as opposed to thinking,
‘Okay, just three years, I can do this.’
love with it. Completely settled in. I’ve even done some laundry. Oh, and I
cooked some meals in bulk. Three different meals and seventeen portions in two
and a half hours. Not too shabby, huh? (Sorry, I’m just really proud of myself. I had a hella productive Sunday between my to-do list and my kitchen.)
ended up with one of those mobile wifi boxes with a monthly data allowance. It’s
great for regular browsing, but I did use up about three gigabites watching
Clue on Amazon Prime. (Which, I would totally recommend. It was utterly gripping as well as
hilarious.) Looks like Netflix binges are off the cards for a while!
and so far things are going well. Fingers crossed it keeps up, huh?
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The Twenty-Something Series around moving. Excited as I was to move out and
start being independent, I spent a lot of time this summer on Pinterest looking at how to
move out, tips for moving into a new place, and so on. If there’s something
more specific you’d like to see me writing about, let me know via Tweet or in