Raking The Lawn by the-ChooK

stopneglectingyourhealth:

masswisteria:

writingfail:

typette:

yo can I drop some advice all you kids trying to get entry level jobs need to learn? I learned it the hard way and now I shall impart that to you.

when you see this shit, that goes “you need like 10 years experience and all this other qualifications nobody with all that would ever apply for a job like this with”, that means one thing: they are weeding out people who don’t believe they can achieve that level. They go “sigh, I can’t even compete, fuck it.” and don’t apply, saving the company the trouble.

What you, as a fresh new student, need to do- is apply anyway with a Luffy-like optimism that you will get that fucking job!! You don’t have a million years experience BUT YOU’LL TRY AND NEVER GIVE UP ETC. You write an opener letter with that in it, submit your shit, and get that goddamn job because they just found somebody who’s willing to give it a try anyway, who has the confidence and the ability to play with the big boys and they will train you to become a master because fresh meat is vital to the industry. 

tldr: APPLY ANYWAY, YOUNG GRASSHOPPER

i really wish i’d read this three months ago

to those who are still looking for their first job: it wouldn’t hurt to try. the worst thing that can happen is that you get a “no”

So, really interesting statistic that just came up in hiring diversity training at work: women will typically only apply to a position if they feel they meet 100% of the requirements.  Men will typically apply if they feel they meet just 60%.

And guess what?  They still get hired, because a lot of job descriptions are total garbage.  These aren’t crafted masterpieces handed down from the divine goddess of Human Resources.  These are things that were thrown together at the last minute 3 years ago by some manager with too many more important things to do, and they’ve been used untouched ever since.

Think about this, and think about those numbers, ladies.  Think long and hard about this statistic next time you are looking at a job description and telling yourself that you can’t cut it.  You probably can, and applying is free.

(P.S.: I’m happy to give resume advice to people - especially new college grads in the tech industry.  That’s the field I know and do interviews in; I’m not sure if my advice would be as applicable elsewhere.)

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Worlds visited, Wonderland

Worlds visited, Wonderland

dulect:

wow they really did adapt frozen well

WHY DO THEY ALWAYS SLICE THEIR PALM TO GET BLOOD. do you know how many nerve endings are in your hand?!?! why don’t they ever cut the back of their arm or their leg or something omfg

me everytime a character in a movie has to get a few drops of their blood for some ritual bullshit  (via jtoday)

WHILE WE’RE AT IT, why do people try to cross those skinny bridges over lava/chasms/whatever by walking upright. IT’S CALLED CENTER OF GRAVITY. get on your hands and knees and crawl across that thing. HUG IT. SCOOT YOUR BUTT ACROSS. “but i look stupid!” lalalala but we’ll avoid that ~dramatic moment~ where you almost fall over and die because your damn fucking self wanted to look COOL

(via jtoday)

and stop yanking IV lines out of your arms the minute you wake up in the hospital 

(via panconkiwi)

That is a broadsword, why are you fencing with it

(via gallifrey-feels)

Shoot him damnit. You have a gun. Win! Kill him! No! Don’t give him a speech!

(via mhd-hbd)

ALL OF THESE. EVERY TIME.

(via geardrops)

Also you could totally sever a tendon in your hand and it tuRNS OUT THOSE ARE IMPORTANT?!

If I blurt out “WHY would you do that?” during a thing it is probably one of these.

(via huggablekaiju)

it’s falling long ways so TURN AND RUN SIDEWAYS FUCK

(via carry-on-my-wayward-butt)

pixalry:

Hulk the Pooh Commissions - Created by Charles Paul Wilson III

eddyvalentine:

Glad I didn’t scroll pass this !

unsung hero

conservationbiologist:

birdandmoon:

Terrifying! The original file for this comic disappeared ages ago when I moved to a new city, so I re-drew it to make a nice clean new one, and I’m happy with how it turned out. You can grab a poster in my store here.
Original is on my site, here.

I love these drawings <3

conservationbiologist:

birdandmoon:

Terrifying! The original file for this comic disappeared ages ago when I moved to a new city, so I re-drew it to make a nice clean new one, and I’m happy with how it turned out. You can grab a poster in my store here.

Original is on my site, here.

I love these drawings <3

concernedresidentofbakerstreet:

the-alphakids-have-the-tardis:

jaclcfrost:

jaclcfrost:

do you know how great the dresses from the 2010 alice in wonderland movie are

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they’re really great

and let’s not forget the best thing

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the armor

SOMEONE HAS FINALLY POINTED THIS OUT YESYES THANK YOU

FEMALE ARMOR THAT ACTUALLY COVERS THE BODY AND IS STILL FUCKING GORGEOUS I FUCKING LOVE THIS MOVIE EVEN IF IT’S NOTHING LIKE THE BOOKS