To all you idiots that made up ridicolous excuses and “rules” on the internet about the spellings of “resume” vs. résumé - here is the video that highlights the most perplexing idiocy in the history of the job market. To recruiters and job seekers, this is how idiotic you sound whenever I encounter this word in print. … Continue reading Tim Conway Giving You the Side Eye
I have not been enthralled with the job search since 2014, but I’ve recently encountered some rather dubious tweets from recruiters (or so they claim) that leads me to believe many of their questionable practices are still in place. From 2004 to 2014, I have never experienced the authenticity of hiring practices that existed before … Continue reading The Online Job Search: From 2004 to Current, Nothing’s Changed
For many years, I maintained a blog that was designed to document the intricate details of my job search. Having experienced the job search in both the antiquated and the digital realm provided stark differences in recruiting practices. It’s interesting how we have evolved from the good old days of the classified section of the … Continue reading The Job Search Culture; Yes, Santa Claus Is Real
The demands for a change in work hours has become more palpable in recent years. Recently, an article surfaced in the local paper about this very topic (Marco Buscaglia, “Why the Rush…,” The Chicago Tribune, Section 2, November 12, 2017: page 10.) . It indicates taxing commutes as one of the reasons for a change … Continue reading Dear Management: Get Over Yourself
“Learning is not attained by chance, it must be sought for with ardor and diligence.” ~ Abigail Adams This will become yet another one of those persnickety posts of grammar anomalies. As long as humans are unable to distinguish “your” and “you’re,” I will continue my discernment by astronomical degrees. As noted in my opening … Continue reading Must I Teach The Internet Everything?!
This is a "Throwback Monday" post (I realize that according to the internet, rehashing the days of yore are dedicated to Thursday, but that rule is not set in stone and I can do whatever the hell I want). Just recently I added some perspective when it comes to the idea of "networking" to get … Continue reading More Thoughts re: Networking for a Job