Archive for March 2015

Every picture tells a story on LinkedIn

Or does it? In order to increase my chances of job search success, I knew I had to bolster my social media presence, particularly on LinkedIn. I created my LinkedIn profile a few years ago but did very little with it. I had maybe a dozen connections and virtually all were classmates from business school... Read more »

Do not put me in the zoo: A poem for my son inspired by Dr. Seuss

As most parents of young children know, today is Dr. Seuss’s birthday. His books really are such a treasure and have helped countless children learn to build vocabulary and read. My children are no different. Currently, MBA Son’s favorite book is “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” These days, MBA Toddler loves “Put Me in the... Read more »

Losing the Chicago 10 and more: the weight loss imperative

Barely two months have passed since I purchased my new interview suit and now it doesn’t fit. What happened? In the six months since moving to Chicago I have put on 10 pounds. Normally this would not be horrible except I never lost any of the weight from my pregnancy with MBA Toddler not to... Read more »