I Want a Therapy Dog

I travel for a living. I’ve been on planes since I was 25 years old. When I see people walking through airports with therapy dogs, I roll my eyes. You better be a veteran with PTSD or I’m calling bullshit on your small, adorable animal. Except I keep having these horrible experiences at airports, and…

Racist HR People

Facebook brings out the worst in all of us, including me. I lived in St. Louis for seven years. My first HR job was at Leaf Candy Company. We made Switzer, Good & Plenty and Chuckles. It was a busy and vibrant factory, later featured in a Michael Moore movie when Hershey USA purchased the…

Marathon Training

I am marathon training. Again. I run with an astounding group of people who are wholly committed to fitness — whatever the hell that means — while being parents, spouses and good corporate citizens. I don’t know how they find the time. I am so impressed and inspired.

You Use LinkedIn Like Shit

Nothing good happens when I’m on LinkedIn. If I am not randomly hassled for free career advice or spammed by your mom, I am objectified by strange men. You know what really bugs me, though? It’s when you do LinkedIn wrong like this guy. Okay, this is not the worst. But I am not interested in collaborating. The…