How to stay organized during the job search. Job search organization tips from Sara Katherine

Whether you’re just starting the job hunt, or you’re a few interviews in, it’s incredibly important to stay organized while searching for a new career. Keeping track of job applications, interviews, and follow-up emails is a challenge. If left unmanaged, you might start asking yourself, “Have I confirmed my interview date? Did I send a follow-up to the other job? How long has it been since I applied?” Try some of the following tips and my free downloadable job search tracking sheet at the end of this post to flawlessly organize your job search journey! Use an Excel Sheet or Notebook Whether you decide toRead More →

discover dream career

Whether you’re about to graduate college, unemployed, or looking for a job switch, you might find yourself feeling a little lost during your search for your perfect career. While some job searchers are comfortable with simply finding a gig that pays the bills, many crave more from their work. If you’re like me, you strive to find a career that not only fits your skills, but one that you also feel passionate about and overall enjoy. You want to wake up thrilled to go to work and feel passionate about your purpose within your position. However, you feel stuck. How do you find this job? WhatRead More →

Mastering the work life balance is tough. This generation is all about the hustle – working hard and doing everything you can to achieve the dream career, relationship, car, and overall life. We’re expected to balance a full-time job, friendships, a healthy lifestyle, a relationship, daily life errands, and our sanity. Many times we have to compromise one part of life to help support another; sacrifice our friendships to focus on a career, for example. I’m still rather new to the full-time career life. It’s taken at least six months to start really creating more of a plan to fine tune this work life balance. ARead More →

Today marks a brand new step and direction for this blog. For the past few months I’ve been working hard at redesigning, rebranding, and rediscovering my direction for Sara Katherine. Allow me to reintroduce myself to those who are new and those who have stuck around through this journey. Blogging grew into one of my passions back in my early college years when I started writing about the Disney College Program and my experience working in both Walt Disney World and Disneyland on thedisneyden.com. After a few years, I realized I wanted to write about more than Disney. It took a while before I discovered exactlyRead More →

A couple of weeks ago I experienced my official college graduation commencement. I actually finished school back in December, but was finally able to walk the stage last weekend. Going back to campus and hearing many of my old classmates have amazing careers made me critically think about my own goals and expectations. I may not have a full on “career” just yet, but I decided it was time to reevaluate smaller aspects of my life that were somewhat ignored in college. I shared an amazing article on my Facebook page that gave you 60 small goals to change your life in 100 days. The author mentioned that small changes canRead More →

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always been a perfectionist. I strive to create my best work possible for anything I’m doing – whether it was in school, at any job, blogging, or with my personal relationships. It wasn’t until my senior year in high school that I realized that one reason why I always strived for my best: I was terrified to fail.Read More →