I’m Joining the Taco Bell Social Media Team!

November 4, 2013

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I’m so incredibly excited & honored to announce that I’ve accepted a role on the social media team at Taco Bell. Taco Bell is one of the most respected social media thought leaders not just within the quick service restaurant industry, but the business world at large. They recently outranked McDonald’s to earn the #1 […]

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On Being Your True Self

September 16, 2013

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Last night, I wrote a somewhat controversial post on BuzzFeed after the Miss America pageant. One of my friends commented on my Facebook that my “next career advice column should be “how to land a job: Don’t be a racist on the internet where it will be there on display with your full name. forever. like […]

5 Skype Interview Tips You Haven’t Heard Before

July 10, 2013

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There will probably come a time when you need to interview via Skype while applying for a new job. There are countless articles on what to do (or not do) during a Skype interview. But most of these posts recycle the same advice: Smile, have notes prepared, put yourself in a quiet environment, etc. These tips are now […]

Being a Content Farmer: A Warning

June 24, 2013

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You may have noticed that I haven’t posted in about a month. Most bloggers would be scared or upset about this.  But I am not so worried. Sure, my traffic lately might not have been as great as it could have been, but I am alright with this. I simply didn’t have anything new to […]

Should You Let Your Career Define You?

May 14, 2013

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Sunday night, I received a very reassuring email from my boss. She said “Adam, I don’t expect you to answer emails on weekends” after I had sent her a file that evening. This was nice to read, as I like to let my weekends be my own personal time, but I sometimes feel guilty when […]

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Will Going to Grad School Immediately After College Set Your Career Back?

May 7, 2013

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My mom claims that I jump into things without thinking them through. She initially advised me against volunteering in South Africa. (She was wrong. Those few months were some of the best in my life.) She also initially hesitated when I told her that I would be graduating college early in order to attend graduate school […]

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Why Worrying Too Much About Your Grades in School Can Ultimately Hurt Your Career

April 29, 2013

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This weekend, I started reading The Defining Decade: Why Your Twenties Matter–And How to Make the Most of Them. In the book, a clinical psychologist discusses various twentysomethings that she’s met throughout her career and the lessons she’s taken away from them. I am only partway through the book, so I can’t yet comment on its entirety, […]

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