“But You Didn’t Hear It From Me”

The office isn’t that different from the playground. You have the same personalities and sometimes the same drama that often changes from day to day. There are the alphas that want to rule the swing sets who then grow up to be brooding roosters around the office peering over everyone’s desk. The one character that…

Are You Using LinkedIn Properly?

I’ve never gotten a job from applying online. It’s always been through networking and/or a professional connection. So the saying ‘it’s not what you know, but who you know’ rings very true for me. My background is in Public Relations, which means I’m constantly networking not just for myself but I’m going through my mental…

Growing Into Your New Managerial Role

I haven’t played video games in ages. Probably the last time I tried it was on a Nintendo 64. Yeah I definitely dated myself there but hey, with age comes wisdom right? One thing I do remember is as you progressed each level in those games, your tactics had to change. Whether the aim was…

Trade Jobs Are In Demand

My grandfather, may he rest in peace, was a welder back in Asmara. He owned his own shop and made home and kitchen appliances. But when it came to his kids, my father included, he wanted them to go to school and not spend time at the shop. He may not have seen the value…