The Power of Goodbye

A sequel to my previous post “The Power of Hello.“ I was sixteen when I watched my mom die. I remember sitting in the uncomfortable hospital chair by her bed (where do they get those things?), surrounded by beeping machinery, tubing, and cold.  Her frail body lay haphazardly on the bed, bandana slipping off her … [Read more…]

Free Your Soul From Evil Applicant Tracking Systems

In today’s day and age, Applicant Tracking Systems are a necessary evil in the quest to get hired. As a recruiter, I have to deal with them daily. While I’m sure it’s “unprofessional”,  someone really needs to say it… Applicant Tracking Systems suck. There, I said it. But you probably already knew that. If you’ve … [Read more…]