From DJ D-Nice to Talking Dogs — Here Are the Internet Trends Keeping Us Entertained as We #StayatHome
As Jane Howze wrote recently, it is important to find diversions amid unprecedented and stressful days like these. We polled our team and surfed social media to bring you the diversions that have captured the American imagination as we #stayathome and brace for the unknown.
1. Our Favorite Artists Go "Live"
"We are lucky to live in the golden age of streaming media and TV," writes Howze. "There are online tours of art museums, national ...
The work from home debate has long been hotly contested. Who could have foreseen that a global pandemic would put the concept so thoroughly and decisively to the test—or rather “stress test,” as spouses, partners, children and pets compete for limited space, solitude and (pets excluded) bandwidth? All while laboring under the heavy burden of health and economic fears.
Although some industries and job functions may lend themselves more naturally to working from home ...
How many times have we heard the phrase, “life can change in an instant”? Today, because of COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes it, our lives have suddenly changed. We are working from home, incessantly washing our hands, and worrying about (and avoiding) our family and friends. It happened in an instant. It seems like a lifetime ago.
Six weeks ago, we had just returned from the Sundance Film Festival and were planning our ...
Wet Cigars, Polyester Suits and Pointed-toe Shoes — Executives Share their (Best) Worst Interview Stories
At The Alexander Group and Alex & Red, we have collectively conducted thousands (and thousands) of interviews in our three-plus decades in executive search. We’ve seen the good, the bad and the ugly, and we have shared a few of our less impressive interview experiences here—partly as cautionary tale, partly for our readers’ amusement.
This time around, we asked clients, candidates and friends of the firm to share their (best) worst interview stories. Here ...