The Road to Hella: Why Silicon Valley Doesn’t Really Matter Anymore.
Posted on October 19, 2017 5 Comments
It’s no secret that I’ve long hated the San Francisco area. These reasons, of course, extend beyond the more obvious, superficial stuff. While I have a sincere and deep-seated animosity for Giants and Golden State Warrior fans, streets that perpetually reek of urine and the gratuitous usage of the word hella, the real reason I […]
Revenge of the Nerds.
Posted on August 26, 2016 5 Comments
There is no skills gap out there in technology, except when it comes to tech recruiting. Here’s what needs to change.
Can It Be All So Simple: If You Want the Right Tech Talent, Buy The Right Tech.
Posted on August 2, 2016 Leave a Comment
We all know that salary is the single most important factor in determining whether or not a candidate will pursue a role and accept an offer. So if you’re paying under market, or your total comp package just isn’t competitive, than isn’t a damn thing in the world that a recruiter or candidate can do, […]
Head of the Class: The Diversity Double Standard.
Posted on June 14, 2016 Leave a Comment
“Me move to Stockton, him fed him monster, I can’t live here no more. Sip holy water, turned working people into the working poor. Well I keep on knocking; I keep on knocking but I can’t get in.” – Fantastic Negrito, The Working Poor Every so often I have to make the trip to the […]
Let’s Talk About Tech
Posted on March 20, 2014 1 Comment
There’s this funny phenomenon when you work for a technology company, in any capacity, you suddenly become people’s default help desk. Even though doing something like marketing enterprise software in no way qualifies you do diagnose, say, why someone’s computer keeps freezing up. I might be a geek, but Geek Squad I ain’t.