Hats off, to all those brave job-seekers in Manhattan!

"Wow!" said the cabbie in Gotham, and "Oh wow!" sez I, sitting at my desk after watching this video of gutsy New Yorkers. But for the video caption, I'd have wondered, "Who are all these people waiting in line outside the Sheraton Hotel on 53rd St in sub-zero temperatures!" In contrast to the expected turnout … Continue reading Hats off, to all those brave job-seekers in Manhattan!

Shifting Careers… they never write, they never call.

Now, they even think my comments are inappropriate (or who knows, may be irrelevant?) and do not publish them... boy, am I amused! Yesterday, I was reading Michael Melcher's rather common sense advice on how to handle the silence, which job-seekers are faced with during their job search endeavors. There were about 11 comments from … Continue reading Shifting Careers… they never write, they never call.

Automated Voice-Message Systems

"Aren't you bored in the burbs?" When someone asked me with unconcealed curiosity, I pondered awhile. On reflecting, I see this picture... While cooling my heels between jobs, As Marketing Consultant, Account Director, or a Project Manager; While I'm reeling from stumbles, Through vain attempts to have me humbled by upstarts at start-ups; Or again, … Continue reading Automated Voice-Message Systems