Thursday, April 21, 2016
I know someone who—after a series of email “incidents”, shall we say—set up her work inbox to send all emails on a three-minute delay. We’ll call it the post-Janet Jackson Super Bowl approach to office life.
While I’ve had the good fortune of an A+ report card for work correspondence—save a few delayed responses that all begin with “my apologies”—I can’t say the same for my personal email.
Thursday, November 5, 2015
I’ve taken every BuzzFeed quiz known to man. Which Cereal Matches Your Personality? Do You Recognize These Famous Lips? Are You More Like Kim Kardashian Or Jackie O?
Jackie O, thank God.
I put a lot of stock in them, too. Like, too much for a 29-year-old professional. Last week I wanted to see which “Gilmore Girls” character I am. I got Rory. In my heart, I know this is accurate. Still, I wasn’t...
Thursday, October 1, 2015
Some of my friends have very simple screening criteria when searching for a significant other: You must have a bed, with a frame, in a place that does not also house your parents.
Futons, mattresses thrown on the floor, a nightly snack drop-off from mother dearest; you’re in your late 20s, people—get your act together.
While some of my counterparts may not know what a fitted sheet is, I want to...
Monday, August 31, 2015
I’m pretty sure my ex-boyfriend never read a single blog I wrote—work-related or otherwise. He could forward me Internet memes for days, though.
Like it or not, we’re a society that ignores the written word in favor of visuals. (I liked it not, hence the whole “ex” thing.)
According to Lisa Trosien, presenter of the August 19 webinar, “Eye Candy—Online Visuals That Lead to Leases,” marketers must...