This is in response to the New York Times article, “For Interns, All Work and No Payoff,” by Alex William. My take is that Alex wrote a rather dismal and misleading article, though I’m glad I read it! But now I have to take a moment to dispute it. The author, suggests all millennial are feeling trapped in unpaid internships. But the actual number of millennial who have taken more than two unpaid internships is a very small percentage. Only 6% have taken more than 4 internshi
I just love this word. I don’t think I am the first to coin it, but I may be the first to fully embrace it. This is my dream word, and dream state of mind. I am seriously thinking of incorporating into a mantra and creating a whole brand of products around the concept. Send me your thoughts on this one, while I ponder the way to a glitch-free evening. #naomi
Most days, now that I am in business for myself, I spend 60 to 70% of my time on LinkedIn. I am not a person who is stalking other people, most recruiters are combing LinkedIn regularly, relying on it the way an accountant relies on an excel spread sheet. . But, relying on social media sites in your line of work, does present some unique problems. On Linkedin for example, the site is often changing their format and with every change there are three or four new glitches you ne
During a quick lunch with a fellow recruiter, I confided I was beginning to feel overwhelmed by all the administrative work I had piled up on my desk all the phone calls I still had to get to, and all the hundreds of emails requiring my undivided attention, not to mention my coaching and resume writing business I have been neglecting for weeks. Her solution rather than work 24 hours days was to take a break. At first I was horrified. I said, “Are you crazy - take a break now?