4 Reasons You’re Not Getting Job Offers

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You just graduated with honors from a great university, but the only job offers you’ve been able to generate are the weird temp-to-hire and commission-only ones…

Now, I’m not trying to pass judgment on you—I don’t even know you—but I am trying to help you find out if you’re committing any of these job-hunting faux pas.

Recruiters could be giving your resume a “pass” if you’re doing one or more of the following:

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Save $$ with DIY Self-Tan Lotion…Update

As I was reading through the comments on my DIY self-tanning post, I realized that I could have been more descriptive in a few different areas. Hopefully this helps shed some light on the finer details of the DIY tea-tan process!
Here are some questions you might be asking yourself, along with my answers:
Q: Uh-oh, some people are saying that one cup works better than two…should I do that instead?

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A: You could, but you have to be more conservative when you apply the tea water–there will won’t be very much leftover for the second coat.  If you’re really concerned that the water is diluting the water color, throw in a few extra tea bags.  However, my water looked like this with two cups and just four (iced) tea bags…I liked the way the iced tea bags worked, too.
Q: What would be the best way to exfoliate prior to rubbing on the black tea water?


A: You could use some kind of sugar scrub like THIS, or you could use a rough scrubber like this (Korean Italy Towel…which I’m obsessed with):
Q: Why doesn’t this look like a Mystic Tan?!
A: This is something I should have clarified right out of the gate–you will be very disappointed if you’re expecting a tan like that. The DIY black tea tan gives you more of a glow, which might mean more to me because I live in the midwest, where getting ANY sort of color in the winter is great. These were my results:
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Q: What about this bathtub tea soak idea? Will it stain my tub?
A: If you don’t know what I’m talking about, people in the comments section of my original post suggested filling a bathtub with hot water, adding 6-8 tea bags for 10 minutes and sitting in the tub for 10 more minutes, while exfoliating.
I think it sounds like an awesome idea that I’d like to test out for myself–if you’re reading this and you’ve tried this out already, I’d love for you to share your experience with us in the comments! Did it stain your tub? Common sense tells me it did. When I do try this out, I plan to use Softscrub bathroom cleaner when I’m done soaking, because it has bleach in it…