Why Hang Out with the Unemployed?

A series on how to survive the pink slip.  

Why would I want to hang out with someone who does not have a job when I’m looking for a job? Continue reading “Why Hang Out with the Unemployed?”

Please Pack Your Knives and Leave the Island Immediately with this Rose

danny-z-02091– Job Search Lessons Learned from Reality TV

I watch too much TV. My wife watches more, but it’s her job (I know, awesome, right?!). Together we have a bit of a problem with Reality TV. And by problem, I mean…who else do you know that can name the cities of all 21 seasons of The Real World? (…and next year is in Mexico City, FYI.) Continue reading “Please Pack Your Knives and Leave the Island Immediately with this Rose”

How ‘bout them apples?!


– highlighting the right success at the right time on interviews and in resumes
In a previous life, I had the challenging role of working on the management team of a corporation’s new business unit. In short, I was in charge of doing all the initial interviewing and hiring. While this was generally a fun job, sadly I had to unfortunately turn away many people because they simply did not know how to sell their job skills appropriately. Continue reading “How ‘bout them apples?!”

Hello, I’m the Best Stranger You’ll Ever Meet!


– Insight into the 21st Century Networking Art of Netweaving

I had the pleasure of going to the dog park yesterday and watched as my dog socialized with the other dogs. Continue reading “Hello, I’m the Best Stranger You’ll Ever Meet!”