fbpx

From High Five Moment to Google

One of my secret recruiter talents is that I can stalk people tirelessly for years. It’s not as creepy as it sounds. I love watching the candidates I work with realize important life milestones, from finishing their MBA to getting married, to having babies or buying their first house. Many times I’ll have a “feeling” […]

Read More

Planning Ahead for More Productive Mornings

Posted by Mary Ann Kelly There’s an Irish proverb that goes “Lose an hour in the morning and you’ll be looking for it all day.” Here’s how to make sure your day doesn’t unravel before it starts! “5 End-Of-Day Rituals That’ll Make Your Mornings Way Easier” by Leslie Ye from the HubSpot Blog: 1) Do a stand-up. When: […]

Read More

Gail Blanke: Forget Plan B

You guys know Melanie Weinberger, who won the 2012 Austin Start-up Weekend with her FitSteady business idea, and more recently founded Wellshift, an online hub for corporate wellness activities.   Melanie is a serial entrepreneur, relentless optimistic, don’t-take-no-for-an-answer kind of person. Her ideas and spirit are uplifting and contagious. So I listen to everything she says. […]

Read More

Go to War, Write a Book, Work in Advertising.

Remember Piers Platt, the Rosetta analyst we interviewed back in December 2010 about recruiting practices for strategy consultants? He just published a book about his deployment in Iraq!   It’s called Combat and Other Shenanigans: Tales of the Absurd from a Deployment to Iraq, and as the title would suggest, it captures the lighter moments […]

Read More

"Be careful, small heart."

Greetings from Disney! I’m on vacation this week, but have time for a quick post before my family disowns me.   Remember Britta Alexander of Eat Media and the post about overcoming writer’s block? She has a couple more kids since we last talked to her (twins!) and a new book coaching business called Year […]

Read More