Category Archives: Working & Volunteering

Either you can work or not, you may want to be involved in some “professionnal” activities. This category is full of tips and tricks about how to find a job or how to volunteer in the San Francisco Bay Area and in Stanford.

Volunteering for Habitat for Humanity

When we moved to the Bay Area in 2010, I was finishing a post grad and did not intend to find a job as we only planned to stay for six months. I had always wanted to work on a … Continue reading

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Creating an American Resume

It’s time for me to get my resume in order.  I didn’t think this was going to be a huge task until it occurred to me that maybe the resume I had been using when I lived on the East … Continue reading

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Job Hunting Strategies for Bay Area Newcomers

I’m not an expert, and I don’t know the best strategy, but here I will share my personal experience in job hunting. In August 2013 I and my wife moved from the Netherlands to the Bay Area, because she had … Continue reading

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Resources at Stanford’s Career and Development Center

We try to promote bay area resources that are open to the public, however, the Stanford Career and Development Center (CDC) is only available for Stanford affiliates and their spouses. If you are lucky enough to be a part of … Continue reading

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Blossom Birth – Your Resource for Pregnancy, Birth & Parenthood

Are you a new or expectant parent? Looking for advice and support? There are lots of places in the Bay Area which provide support, classes and events for parents. We’ll highlight a few of them in the blog in the … Continue reading

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