May 2017

May 18th I went to the Minneapolis Convention Center for the Small Business Expo. I met several interesting people during the networking meetings. Over the last week I have connected with a few people over social media. I think I was a great way to meet new people and share my business with them. In the future I plan to go to the Twin Cities 2nd Fridays events. They meet almost every month on the second Friday for networking.

May 21st I put in my application to become a craft vendor at the Minneapolis Craft Market.  The very next day I got an email saying “We love your work and are pleased to approve you as a trader! Attached is an approved trader badge for you to share with your social media networks. ”  My plan is to be a trader at the Sociable Summer Marker Saturday August 12, 2017.

May 24th was my last day employed at Home Depot in Coon Rapids, MN.  I quit my job because I want to pursue a career in graphic design.  I want to be able to have a  graphic design job that will correspond with my A.A.S.Graphic Design and Bachelor of Elective Studies degrees. Starting in June I would like to add to my portfolio using Adobe free trail software.  My plan is to use the software to create a few new projects for my portfolio this summer.

Today, May 25th is the first day of being free from my retail job working as a Cashier for Home Depot for over a year and half. I’ve been updating my WordPress website, Linkedin, Facebook and job resumes and looking for new jobs in graphic design.  I look forward to having a busy and creative summer and finding a new job very soon.

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