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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 23:30:28 +0000Hey y’all. I know that I’ve been really, really remiss in posting updates here. I do so apologize. But the good news is that you can find me at the blog Laughing Squid where I am currently working as a contributing writer and social media vixen. This is not to say I’m retiring my title […]
Wed, 30 Oct 2013 00:12:19 +0000During my career, I’ve had more than one person tell me that their job would be great if not for their boss. As it turns out, these people were not too far off the mark. Creative Boom lists the traits of how horrible a boss can be and how to deal with them. The Egomaniac […]
Tue, 29 Oct 2013 16:04:31 +0000Robby Leonardi, a multi-disciplined artist in NYC, created a résumé in the style of Super Mario Bros. that definitely stands out among typical résumés. And it’s fun too! [via Laughing Squid}
Wed, 02 Oct 2013 20:34:25 +0000This clip, posted by lexilegz, isn’t exactly comprehensive, but it is fun.
Wed, 02 Oct 2013 02:18:44 +0000Today marks the first day of “Breast Cancer Awareness” month . While we’re being bombarded with pink ribbons, it’s good to understand how an employees with cancer function in the workplace. This infographic found in Cure Magazine is a great resource. According to the report: There 12 million cancer survivors in the U.S., one-third are […]
Mon, 30 Sep 2013 22:02:10 +0000Marina Shifrin quit her job as a writer for Taiwanese company Next Media Animation via an interpretive dance set to Kanye West’s “Gone“. “For almost two years I’ve sacrificed my relationships, time and energy for this job,” she explains. “And my boss only cares about quantity and how many views each video gets. So I […]
Fri, 27 Sep 2013 22:32:25 +0000I don’t drink coffee (unless it’s Sightglass), but is any cup of coffee worth a potential job? Then again, it’s just a commercial.
Fri, 30 Aug 2013 23:50:47 +0000This is absolutely beautiful. For all the Unicorns out there. (Full cartoon at Zen Pencils)
Tue, 27 Aug 2013 21:03:37 +0000In somewhat surprising, albeit welcome (and confirmed) news, Walmart will be offering benefits to domestic partners (including same sex partners!!) beginning January 1, 2014. Per a memo leaked to Towle Road, Walmart will be offering a “full suite of our benefits” in order to stay competitive in the marketplace. We operate in 50 states, hundreds […]
Sun, 25 Aug 2013 13:15:41 +0000This video made several years ago by UK-based self-described “Labor Geek”John Wood, has been been brought back to life by Upworthy. Whether you are for or against unions is irrelevant. It’s a beautiful piece that is definitely worth watching. [via Upworthy]
Thu, 22 Aug 2013 23:56:12 +0000Sometimes the best of intentions are communicated so badly that they land with a thud heard around the world. Such was the case when Jhana Education sent an article to their clients entitled “What if a Male Colleague Gets the Wrong Idea?” and proceeded to advise women how not to act the seductress in the […]
Thu, 22 Aug 2013 02:54:29 +0000Like it or not, we all spend an enormous amount of time sitting down. This little video will explain how best to do so. [via The Huffington Post]
Tue, 13 Aug 2013 18:42:57 +0000On August 9, Tim Armstrong, CEO of AOL held a meeting with Patch employees to announce that layoffs would be occurring within the next 7 days in order to bring Patch/AOL back to profitability. During the meeting, Mr. Armstrong made 3 very basic statements regarding the layoffs: He was fully accountable for all of the […]
Wed, 26 Jun 2013 18:43:20 +0000What a week it’s been! The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) has been very busy this week. Some good and some very bad. But today was monumental. At 10:00 this morning, SCOTUS handed down a 5-4 decision that invalidated the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). From the SCOTUS blog: The federal Defense of […]
Tue, 25 Jun 2013 16:50:58 +0000Speaking of Title VII, here’s a hummer of a rejection letter from 1938: We’ve come a long way, baby. But then again, there’s always further to go… [via Business Insider]