5 Tips to Avoid an Embarrassing Resume

In my line of work, I happen to look at a pretty large number of resumes on a frequent basis. I’ve seen hundreds, learned the ins and outs, and decide almost immediately if someone is worth contacting – solely based on the visual appeal of their resume. However, you don’t have to be a graphic […]

Ice Bucket Challenge

If you have a Facebook account, there’s no doubt you’ve seen plenty of short videos popping up where crazy people are dumping buckets of freezing cold ice water over their heads, and then call out a few friends to do the same.  Some of you may know that this is in support of the ALS […]

#YesAllWomen and #NotAllWomen and #NotAllMen

#YesAllWomen has been trending on Twitter the past few days.  Intrigued by its origin, while I was ‘working’ yesterday, I took the time to read about the hashtag and articles claiming it both asinine and powerful.  As always, I feel the truth is somewhere in the middle. First things first: no one should ever speak on […]

I Recognize My Privilege And Apologize If It Makes You Uncomfy

If you guys haven’t read Tal Fortgang’s controversial piece “Why I’ll Never Apologize for My White Male Privilege,” I encourage you to do so.  Otherwise you’ll be lost in what I’m about to say 🙂      Tal Fortgang is a freshman at Princeton hell bent on relaying some pent up angst in this piece he wrote […]

Duke Porn Star: And Feminist?

Hi All, If you’ve scanned any kind of news source over the past few days, from the newspaper to CNN.com to Twitter, I’m sure you’ve read something about the Duke freshman who is a porn star and self-proclaimed feminist.  “Lauren” (her pseudonym) realized how incredibly expensive secondary education was very quickly in her college career […]

Co-Ed Frats FTW

It seems that everything is condensed into lists recently.  “25 Things Every TwentySomething Should Know How to Do”, “15 Things To Never Say”, “8 Ways to Win Your Crush’s Heart”, etc. etc. etc…. pardon my pun, but the list goes on.  At first these lists are cute and fun and simplified quite well on the […]