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Job Searching While you Still Have a Job

Job Searching While you Still Have a Job

I have a job. I have a decent job. So why on earth am I trying to do a job search in this lousy job market? Regardless of the economy, there is a point where you have grown as much as you can in your current job and it is time to start looking into [Read More]

Fix it Nix: I’m Stuck in the Wrong Career

Fix it Nix: I’m Stuck in the Wrong Career

Dear Nix: I know I’m in the completely wrong career field. I do okay with it, get recognized and rewarded. However, it gets harder and harder every day to work here…my productivity, which has never been great, has slowly deteriorated. I know I was born to do [Read More]

You Try Working from Home

You Try Working from Home

In today’s economy, it isn’t uncommon for people to have multiple jobs. Many people juggle two and three jobs just make ends meet. I am no different, except in that two of my jobs let me work from home. For some reason, people don’t understand that concept. If I [Read More]

Book Review: The 4-Hour Workweek

Book Review: The 4-Hour Workweek

A coworker first told me about The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss in November of 2007.  And I began reading it right around Thanksgiving; however, that was also during a time when I was having a lot of difficulty focusing on any book.  I had 3 or 4 or maybe [Read More]

Finding a Job in 2008: The Hunt

Finding a Job in 2008: The Hunt

I've been a recruiter, professionally, for nine years.  Recently, it seems more and more people are asking me about the best ways to find a job or how to improve their resumes and cover letters.  It's obvious, no matter which political side you sit on, [Read More]

Confessions of an Office Slacker

Confessions of an Office Slacker

I work at a small office. A very small, very boring office where we do menial work that would be done far more efficiently by a computer or a zombie. Honestly, a computer could do my job far more efficiently and I live in fear for the day that my employer realizes this and [Read More]

Bring Your Dog to Work

Bring Your Dog to Work

According to a CNN/Money poll in 2006, 75% of all dog owners would work longer hours if they could bring their dog to work.  In this day of employers trying to create "work-life harmony" and adding more value to their employee's' benefits, bringing a [Read More]

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A Cinematic Feast: “Welcome to the Rileys” (2010)

A Cinematic Feast: “Welcome to the Rileys” (2010)

Here is a tiny little film that barely earned $320,000 in total box-office receipts world-wide and screened only in 11 [Read More]

The American (2010) – A Cold Story Served Well Like Chilled Caviar

The American (2010) – A Cold Story Served Well Like Chilled Caviar

THE AMERICAN is a philosophical exercise on what constitutes “The Reality.” Can we tell what’s going on inside a [Read More]

Growing Up with Harold Bloom

Growing Up with Harold Bloom

Going through my library this weekend, I came across an old copy of Harold Bloom’s classic, The Western Canon. [Read More]

Critics in Love

Critics in Love

This blog isn’t wont to dole out dating advice.  Thinking upon my own predicament trying to find romance, [Read More]

The Military and the Meaning of Science

The Military and the Meaning of Science

The other day, I read an article in the New York Times regarding the American military’s turn to renewable [Read More]

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