Wednesday, 10 February 2016

New Opportunities, Emotions & Blogging


I haven't written a life update in a LONG LONG time, as in the 7th November on Reflecting On The Year, THREE whole months ago but here goes nothing.

A lot has happened this year and we're only 6 weeks in. The one thing I desperately wanted to work on was getting a new job/promotion, AND I DID IT. In some ways it's not a new job and it is a promotion kind of. Basically my current job was part time Supervisor in a smaller turnover store, and I spent 3 months working full time and in a higher position than I was. My new job is full time Supervisor in a higher turnover store. If anyone has worked in retail, this is essentially the next step in my career before Assistant Manager and so on, because ya know GOALS.

Because this is my favourite work outfit, and this seems like the perf opportunity to share it. And because Dungaree Dresses, Stripes and Check Scarfs are the best.

It's been emotional, this has all happened in the space of a week and a half, I only found out last Monday I had got the job after having the interview on the Friday before. I honestly thought I didn't stand the chance but I have never been so happy to get a job. It's an overwhelming feeling, to feel like you're actually getting somewhere with your career that I can plan my future and where I want my career to go in the next few years. I haven't ever felt secure in my job as I've always been on part time contracts, there really is a massive weight off my shoulders to have a good income each month!

Today is in fact my last day and while I know this is the best career move, I've made some great friends here and it will be so odd not to see them every day at work! Although I've got plans to see them all soon so it's not all bad.

You may, or may not, have noticed that my photos are slowly getting better, I'm working on it alright! I've got a new layout from pipdig that I'm completely in love with! I want to put more time and effort into my blog, and I've spent a lot of this week coming up with post ideas and working on where I want the future of my blog to go. I'm fortunate to have all my amazing readers that keep reading which is so motivating and I'm lucky to get the opportunities I do to work with some great brands and of course I've met some amazing people through blogging and events, I'm grateful for it all. It has been slow on the blogging and events part since December but I feel like I am ALMOST in a place where I can start doing both again.

Some days are still so slow on Social Media but I'm working on it, as I hate not having an online presence on them. Please bear with me, it's not easy to cram everything in. My main focus was to get a new job, and the minute I feel settled in that, you will see improvements in everything and you'll be sick of me soon enough.

But this is me right now


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3 comments

  1. Congratulations on your full-time Supervisor role!

    This a new phase in your life which I am sure you will share on your blog.

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  2. Congratulations lovely - I'm so made up for you - your hard work is paying off woohoo! (Loving the gif too!!!)

    Laura xx | Loved By Laura

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  3. Congrats on the job lovely, and I’m loving your work outfit ;) I’m really loving your new layout also, can’t wait to see what the rest of the year brings for you :)

    Charlee XO | CharmedCharlee

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