From July, 2018

Making Your Profile Photo on LinkedIn Visible to Only Connections for POC

As an active job seeker within Talent Acquisition/Human Resources, I’ve discovered that finding a job, is a job itself.  You see so many people on your LinkedIn feed, people at your current job or peers via social media who are consistently getting new jobs or promotions at work.  I was having a recent conversation with a co-worker of mine, as we both have been looking for a new job.  One thing I have noticed is that a recruiter would reach out to me via e-mail for my availability because they liked my resume and once I replied back I did…

Top 4 Apps to Use When Searching for a New Home

Remember going to the grocery store and picking up those Real Estate magazines that showed you homes in your local area? That’s no longer a thing anymore as mobile apps and online real estate is becoming prominent.  Check out some of the most popular and useful tools to use when searching for your next house. Trulia Trulia have three different apps.  Trulia Real Estate for Homes for Sale & Rent, Trulia Rentals for Homes & Apartments for Rent and Trulia Mortgage for Rates & Home Loan Calculators.  Trulia is a personal favorite and I have always used Trulia when looking…

The Good Reads

“The Sacrifice,” by Joyce Carol Oates is a ficitional retelling of the Brawley story, set in the invented Red Rock neighborhood of Pascayne, NJ. A young adult novel, Hate List, is a novel about Valerie Leftman’s boyfriend, Nick, who opened fire on their school cafeteria.  Shot trying to stop him, Valerie inadvertently saved the life of a classmate, but was implicated in the shootings because of the list she helped create. A list of people and things she and Nick hated. The list he used to pick his targets. Lily Wilder, a young Manhattan lawyer, is having serious doubts about…

Top 10 Songs of the Week

I’ve been in a 00’s mood in the music genre, so this week’s Top 10 Songs of the Week are dedicated to this decade! Bow Wow x Jermaine Dupri | Roc The Mic Vistoso Bosses x Soulja Boy | Delirious Teairra Mari | Make Her Feel Good Cheri Dennis x Yung Job x Gorilla Zoe | Portrait of Love B5 | All I Do Usher | Superstar Justin Timberlake | SexyBack Gwen Stefani | Hollaback Girl Ciara x Missy Elliot | One, Two Step CeeLo Green | F**k You