"Month 4: Eek! I Need a Job Last paychecks, allowances, refunds have come and gone. Apply your cable-writing skills to your resumé and your representational-event skills to networking and professional forums. Rediscover meeting new people and going to new places without filling out a form. You no longer have to explain to the Regional Security Officer whom you woke up with this morning."
Andrea McCarley Former Foreign Service Officer Leaving the Foreign Service Foreign Service Journal │ April 2009 (p.46)