LinkedIn Talent Connect

People keep asking me if I’m going to LinkedIn Talent Connect. It’s complicated. A few months ago, I wrote an article about a LinkedIn hackathon that very few people actually read. I was like, “Is today the day that I woke up looking stupid?” Here’s the summary: LinkedIn held a recruiting event, disguised as a…

Improve Your Career

Years ago, I dreamed of being a full-time career advice columnist. You can’t work around human resources professionals for twenty years without learning a thing or two about how to succeed without even trying. But career advisors are a dime a dozen, and very few of them make money by writing. Some of them do…

Hiatus

Hi, everybody. Uh, yeah, I took a break from blogging. It’s not like you don’t know about my hiatus. No secrets here, but I feel like I should address it before I jump right back into writing. The story goes like this: I was sitting on a beach and thought, “I don’t have anything new…

Roxy Turns One!

Today is Roxy’s first birthday, and it’s a big day in our home. When I first saw her at Petco, Roxy’s name was Kissy. Then it was Kizzy. Then it was irrelevant. I said, “Take her off the website. This baby is going home with me.” Roxy has acquired a ton of new names during…