What happened when I stopped looking for a job and started looking for work?

It was November 2013. I was distraught. Even with over 25 years of strategic marketing and communications experience gained on two continents, here I was at the end of my job-hunting tether. I was unemployed, but far from unemployable. I had applied to dozens of jobs. I had met with a few recruiters and I Read more about What happened when I stopped looking for a job and started looking for work?[…]

Job Search has me Seeing Red

In a previous post entitled, “Walk the Walk”, I discussed my astounding observation that so many job seekers, even those seeking digital jobs, go through the entire search process and don’t use the very skills they are trying to market. I am currently pursuing both the freelance consulting avenue (if I can help, call me!) Read more about Job Search has me Seeing Red[…]

My Personal Learning Network (PLN)

Getting back to that conversation where a coworker posed the question, “where do you go to keep up to date on the latest in digital”. Here’s the list I promised in the previous post. You’ll notice it’s a little skewed to my Canadian roots and with a heavy North American  influence, but geography aside, there  are Read more about My Personal Learning Network (PLN)[…]

Where do you go?

The conversation with a co-worker was simple enough. Knowing that I’m more than a digital-dabbler, she posed the question, “where do you go to keep up to date on the latest in digital”. I rattled off a few resources then said I’ll send you a list. When I really started pondering it, the list just Read more about Where do you go?[…]

Have you got a minute?

For all those companies, for all those people, for all those who still don’t embrace digital, or who scoff at the power or the potential of online, or who say they’ll get to it once something more important is done, or those who say it can’t help me or my what I do, I say, Read more about Have you got a minute?[…]

Walk the walk

For more than a year now I’ve been working in Credit Union land. My responsibilities include managing a team of marketing and communications, design and digital professionals. Given I didn’t inherit a full team, I’ve spent a great deal of the past year recruiting and interviewing for various roles. Of these, three of the eight Read more about Walk the walk[…]