Let Me Ride.
Posted on December 18, 2019 6 Comments
This is my first post on this site in a really long time. Here’s hoping it doesn’t get me fired.
One More Night In Hollywood.
Posted on March 30, 2016 2 Comments
My freshman year of college, I lived in a high-rise dorm in the middle of the hood. I loved every minute of it. My favorite part, however, was the fact I could see the Hollywood sign from the window of the shared bathroom. Every morning I looked out and thought to myself how awesome it […]
Shit I Did in 2015.
Posted on December 29, 2015 4 Comments
Warning: massive self-indulgence ahead. It’s my blog, asshole. Last year, I looked back at 2014 and thought, at the time, I had had my annus mirabilis. I had just settled into my apartment with my fiance, my preternaturally cute Cavalon puppy, and was just starting to get a taste of what actually having people pay […]
Posted on December 1, 2015 8 Comments
An editor is not supposed to interject their own voice or agenda into their publication; ostensibly, similar to stage managers or offensive linemen or HR generalists, our job is to stay hidden in the background; like the above professions, the only time anyone takes notice of our work is when we screw up. An editor […]
Latency Period for Life: True Confessions of A Fake Adult.
Posted on August 26, 2015 5 Comments
“Are you all ready for today’s lesson? Listen to your teacher; repeat after me. I won’t grow up, I don’t want to go to school. Just to learn to be a parrot, and recite a silly rule. If growing up means that it would be beneath my dignity to climb a tree, I’ll never grow […]
Posted on May 15, 2015 10 Comments
I haven’t posted content here the last couple weeks, so while I was thinking about reposting one I actually liked from the corporate blog this week, I would crank out original content, instead. See, kids, original content is basically cocaine for digital marketers, and rather than ruin my search results by reposting stuff I own the […]
Posted on April 29, 2015 1 Comment
As someone who gets to cover the glamorous and exciting world of HR and recruiting for a living, it might surprise you to learn that while I’m a professional writer, I can’t say B2B blogger made the list of things I wanted to be when I grew up. Back in the day, blogs didn’t exist, […]
I’m a Blogger, and That’s OK.
Posted on October 13, 2014 6 Comments
When I went up to pick up my press pass at HR Technology this year, I was told, instead, that I had been issued a blogger badge. This makes sense, since, well, I run a blog, but thought that the distinction between press and blogger was interesting. This argument, of course, has been going on […]
The Deal With the Hat
Posted on September 26, 2014 4 Comments
I give presentations on really complex topics, as a rule, and while I try to simplify it as much as possible, I fail to believe, as happened the other day at a user conference, that no one had a single question about inbound recruiting. Not one. Normally, this is an hour, and it still feels […]
Shady Characters: The Performance Art of HR
Posted on September 24, 2014 5 Comments
For those of you who didn’t sink tens of thousands of dollars into an ultimately worthless liberal arts degree or aren’t fans of the performing arts genres of the late Renaissance (for $500, Alec), you might not have heard of Commedia Dell’Arte: literally, “The Comedy of the Profession.” Without getting too deep, it’s basically the […]