A meeting of the minds in Midtown

Sometimes I forget how much I love conferences. Maybe because I’m usually flying solo working out of my home office. But when like-minded communicators come together to share knowledge and best practices, you can’t beat it. Toby Ward and the folks at Prescient Digital always put on a good event and this year’s Intranet Global … More A meeting of the minds in Midtown

An important event for New York area communicators

As Editor of simply-communicate.com, I had the chance to attend the Intranet Global Forum on several occasions. This year’s event (October 24-25) will continue to offer valuable case studies to any communicator facing the challenging task of re-launching the corporate intranet. Just as we all want an engaging user experience with our external tools, employees … More An important event for New York area communicators

The 3 C’s Every Freelancer Needs to Follow

Freelance life can be isolating at times, especially if you tend to work from home like I do. The solution: to stay as connected as possible. Connectivity is critical when you’re trying to maintain steady work. No longer can you only rely on word-of-mouth and your tried-and-true clients or production companies who have always called … More The 3 C’s Every Freelancer Needs to Follow

Words no job seeker wants to hear…and how to cope

Whether we’re seeking staff or freelance work, we all have to hunt. This means perusing sites like craigslist, mandy.com, monster, indeed, SimplyHired, LinkedIn and others.┬áIf you’re lucky, your cover letter and resume will stand out just enough to get that coveted phone call for a face-to-face interview (and trust me, that’s no easy feat these … More Words no job seeker wants to hear…and how to cope