Author Archives: Jon

Learning to play with 3 fouls

In November of 2017, I was asked by my daughter’s new varsity girl’s high school coach, Carlos Humphrey, if I would assist him for the season. It was both of our first years, and I said, “sure.” It was never … Continue reading

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What to do about homophonophobia

There’s a rising trend in America that we must work to reverse: homophonophobia. This is the fear of words that sound the same, but mean different things. There’s a terrific example in the “Spectrum” Monty Python sketch: “Bow” and “bough.” … Continue reading

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Helping you get a job

When a friend of mine is seeking a position at my company, I act aggressively. First step is to get their resume and some sort of cover letter-ish email to me that I can send on. Then I figure out … Continue reading

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Career path

I’ve hired more than 60 people and managed many more. What I’ve noticed in the past two or three years is the demand of my newer and younger employees to want a detailed career road map laid out for them. … Continue reading

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Seeking interview feedback

A few years ago, I began wondering why, with so much data available to us for nearly every interaction we have, are we still unable to get any feedback from recruiters on how we interviewed. It’s often difficult enough to … Continue reading

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