Category: linkedin

(Not-so)Secret Talents

Let’s face it: so much of life is getting up the courage to create the life we desire. So much of life, therefore, is getting out of our own way, ignoring that insidious voice inside, advising you to give up before you start, and instead, believing that you’re worth the effort, because what you have…
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April 23, 2013 0

The Joys of LinkedIn

I am indeed on LinkedIn, which is both good and bad. It’s good for my business, but it’s frequently horrific because the evil elves of LinkedIn will, in their desire to be helpful, suggest I reconnect with former boyfriends who wouldn’t speak to me if they were under the wheels of my car driving over…
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March 18, 2013 0

F**k Hurricane Sandy, You Still Need a Job

You’re right: I am a little cranky. Not because I’m worried about Queens getting destroyed in Sandy’s maw–honestly, I can’t assume that as a single girl hurricane that she’d want all the related ish of the outer boroughs in her life–but I could do without the media whipping the population into a frenzy of fear…
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October 29, 2012 0

On Networking

A client, who is in the midst of transitioning to a new job/industry, was asked by her new employers to submit a bio to share with her colleagues. Her employers gave her some examples, and some of her colleagues, when describing what made them, oh, let’s be generous and say “unique,”cited past exploits such as…
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June 4, 2012 0

So, I recently went to an alumni mixer to network…and yes, fine, okay: to flirt with mens 15+ years younger than me. Happy? Feeling good about yourself since you got me to admit something…well, I could say ‘shameful’ but since I’m a big hit with that particular demographic, perhaps ‘shameful’ isn’t exactly the right word.…
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March 21, 2012 0

Channukah Hints, Jewrican Factoids #6: Show your passion!

It seems that within the last two years or so, LinkedIn went from being this weird little site that no one quite knew what to do with, to a powerhouse networking device. I personally love the way LinkedIn demonstrates everyone’s connection to everyone else. It gives the people, who really understand the art of networking, tremendous opportunity…
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December 26, 2011 0


Increasingly I understand that life, all life, is about relationships…relationships or lack thereof. These relationships determine where and how we live, the jobs we get, the people we date, the movies we like, the music we listen to…etc.  You go to college, for example, as much as for what you are going to learn there,…
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August 23, 2011 0