What I’ve Learnt In My First Job Since University

It’s coming up to just over a year and a half since landing my first job after University. I was incredibly lucky to be accepted at my job around 6 weeks after my graduation, but I know even the job hunting stage can prove tricky for a lot of graduates. I feel that through my job I’ve learnt a heck of a lot in a relatively short space of time. I’m so grateful for the opportunities that my first job has brought me, the lessons I have been exposed to and the personal and professional growth I have undertaken in the last 18 months. So, I thought it might be mildly interesting or perhaps even helpful to share what I have learnt in my first job since university.

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Learning To Drive With Anxiety

It’s been around 4 years now since I passed my driving test. It really doesn’t feel that long ago! I didn’t have the easiest experience learning to drive with anxiety. Two instructors, 3 cars (not my fault, I promise), 3 tests and one slightly dented tree, but I finally passed my test in August of 2014.

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The Pressure Of Perfection On Social Media

After studying a Media based degree, I can really understand the importance of what social media can bring to our lives. To connect with others around the world at the touch of a button is incredible. To see parts of the world we were never likely to see before is fascinating. But, we are living more than ever in a digital age whereby everybody is living some form of second life online. Whether this is an accurate portrayal or not largely depends on the person, but I think it is fair to say that we are all guilty of tailoring our posts to show the best or most interesting aspects of our lives.

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