On The Prowl For A New Job? The Rumor Is True: It’s All Who You Know

Posted on March 7, 2017

  When you’re hunting for work, your instincts urge you to spend 24/7 on LinkedIn, to incessantly investigate every online job board, and to send out a billion resumes because “it’s all a numbers game.” Sure, there can be some worth in the digital hustle, but I found the true magic sauce: referrals. Get this: every job I’ve scored throughout the last 13 years has been through a referral. No joke. Every employment ...

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Creative Professionals Seeking Job Postings That Don’t Bore Everyone

Posted on June 23, 2015

In today’s digital universe, the endless supply of online resources is a major convenience to people seeking employment. Remember the “Help Wanted” ads in newspapers circa 1993? Adorable, yet quite cumbersome. When you consider the abundance of platforms you can peruse (LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Aquent, Monster, Indeed, Craigslist, etc, etc, etc), hunting for a new job, can, well, quickly become a job in and of itself. A couple of my ...

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It’s No Secret: Working With Great Brands Satiates Your Soul

Posted on June 4, 2015

Anyone who works in a creative field knows the feeling. The one that slowly buzzes throughout your body after you've finished a project that you're truly proud of. Whether it's acting, designing, writing or making sculptures out of popsicle sticks, you're filled with pride and you bask in that warm glow of accomplishment. But then, you submit your work to your boss/ client/ colleague/ popsicle judge, hoping they'll share in your sparkly ...

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How I Scored The Best Job I’ve Ever Had

Posted on October 23, 2014

So. Recently I started working at an awesome company doing incredibly fun things. I somehow lucked out and scored a job that allows me to write. To interview comedians. And to utilize everything I’ve learned in the last 11 years about web design, web development and digital marketing. #WinWinWin I’ll be honest - for the last year, I’d been filled with doubts and fears. I didn’t mind waiting tables and freelancing, but as bills piled ...

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