I have a very, very dangerous job. At my job, there is always cake. The world of advertising, in which I work, simply put, is : Client has money, and wants to spend some of it on ad space. People who own ad space (media owners) want the client to spend the money on their ad space. Client hires a media agency (me) to pick … Continue reading Less cake. More steak/ Laughing at salad.
“I wish to be a proactive and engaged member of a dynamic team” is what someone I was interviewing once said to me. And she wasn’t even kidding. If she was being witheringly sarcastic I would have hired her on the spot thinking, “She’s like me! Another acolyte for my brood of cynical assholes mwhahahaha!” But alas she was serious. “She’s a martian” I thought. … Continue reading How to interview for job good/ “Dotail-oriented”
“If you are in a partnership now with someone from your own race and country, the chances are excellent that you are at some level related.” – Bill Bryson, A short history of nearly everything. If this quote from my favourite book by one of my favourite authors isn’t enough to get you to move out of your small town, I honestly don’t know what … Continue reading Everyone is racist/related