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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DIY: Shaving Cream

Of course I found out about it on Pinterest.

I actually debated doing this one because my feelings have always been back and forth about shaving cream and its overall purpose. Sometimes I believe it helps me better navigate my way around my legs with my razor, and that it makes my limbs that much smoother; other times I picture Skintimate executives buying rounds of Tequila poppers at the swim-up bar in Acapulco with my hard-earned cash and I can’t make the purchase. Stop looking at me like that.

The original post I saw was great, but I had to cut the measurements in half because it called for more shampoo and conditioner than my hair was willing to sacrifice. Hell, I’d be better off just buying shaving cream at that point.

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DIY: Put the Kibosh on Oily Hair With Baby Powder

If you maintain that you’ve NEVER let yourself go a couple of days without shampooing, then at least admit you’ve had oily hair as a result of too much anti-frizz serum. Thick and wavy-haired ladies, I think you know all … Continue reading

Mint is the Nail Color of the Summer

I am very obsessed with mint-colored everything. From the first time I heard Lady Gaga’s foretelling of summer fashion’s favorite new color in her “Marry the Night” music video, I was on a mission to purchase all the mint green items I could get my hands on.

You say: “GOD you’re insufferable! Don’t you think that’s a little much?”

Maybe! But I feel like I’ve waited my entire life for a color that I could call my own. When I had to pick my favorite color for my “All About Me” presentation in grammar school, I lied and said it was orange to dodge any further questions. I was a lost identity with no color to call my own–until now!

So, without further ado, I present to you Sally Hansen’s #340 polish: Mint Sorbet:

DIY: Clean Your Condemned Grout

I hope to God some of you are laughing at the title, because I know I always find it hilarious when my insecurities are shared by others. No? Well then why would you even bother reading this?! You can see yourself OUT.

Sorry, I’m clearly still very insecure about what my bathroom’s grout looks like…what it USED to look like, at least! It is squeaky clean now, and I can credit Pinterest for that one, just like I can for everything else. I can admit that Pinterest is holier than thou.

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DIY Blackhead and Acne Crimestopping

As I mentioned in What I’m Cooking Up…blackheads and pimples are a terrible, terrible thing. Blackheads still taunt me more than pimples though, because if you DON’T squeeze them out, my understanding is that they stay in your face forever. I mean, I know that they don’t stay there forever and ever…but do you remember YOUR blackheads deciding to just walk out of your face shortly after showing up? Nuh-uh, NO WAY. I can deal with temporary pimples—mounds, even—because I know that if I fight the urge and don’t squeeze, they’ll eventually leave. I can come to terms with pimples. Blackheads? Not so much.

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