The Online Job Search: From 2004 to Current, Nothing’s Changed

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

The Job Search Culture; Yes, Santa Claus Is Real

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

Facebook, Verizon Flagrant with Age Discrimination

I recently encountered this article from ProPublica. Huge companies have become carelessly obvious about a specific age group they want as employees. I’m glad these companies are shunned in the public eye for engaging in age discrimination, but this information is hardly new. As one tweet pointed out, companies have been age discriminating since the … Continue reading Facebook, Verizon Flagrant with Age Discrimination

No Bathroom Breaks Were Taken While Typing This Post

The fictitious goody goodies are still hard at working mocking the little joys of others for no reason whatsoever other than to denote being trapped in temporary disruption. I’m talking you to, non-smokers, the ones who hurriedly walk past frigid smokers in sub-zero weather and shoot them an intolerable side eye; the ones who put … Continue reading No Bathroom Breaks Were Taken While Typing This Post

Must I Teach The Internet Everything?!

“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?!