#FBNoExcuses.. NOW WHAT?

On Friday, Shanley, Anjuan Simmons, Serious Black, and Qiana Patterson started a nice little hashtag conversation #FBNoExcuses in response to Facebook's diversity report. The report basically said there was little to no change in Facebook's numbers regarding minority employees, BUT instead of admitting their role in the lack of change Facebook decided to use the excuse … Continue reading #FBNoExcuses.. NOW WHAT?

Women in Tech ARE Here: My Response to Katherine Raz’s Op-Ed

via If you live in Chicago and are part of the tech scene then you probably read Katherine Raz's op ed piece for Crain's last week.  I've read and re-read (probably about 20 times) to really dig deep into what Raz was saying. A lot of people jumped down her throat immediately saying she was … Continue reading Women in Tech ARE Here: My Response to Katherine Raz’s Op-Ed

5 Tech Gadgets to Take to the Beach

via Summer is here (for most of us)!! And what better way to celebrate than hitting the beach and relaxing. Of course when you go to the beach you either want to take your friends, gadgets, or both. So here are five tech gadgets that you should take to the beach to enjoy your time. … Continue reading 5 Tech Gadgets to Take to the Beach

Texting and Driving Now the #1 Cause of Driving Deaths

Remember when drinking and driving was the major driving concern? But now if you look at a person in the car next to you, you'll see someone on their cell phone. Thus, a study done by the Cohen Children’s Medical Center has revealed that texting and driving is now the major concern, especially with teenage drivers. The study states that over … Continue reading Texting and Driving Now the #1 Cause of Driving Deaths

Are Interactive Social Resumes the Future?

Job seekers are showcasing their talents uniquely these day. I've seen everything from an online application mimicking an Amazon product page and interactive infographics to a 6-second video via popular app Vine. Job seekers are moving further and further away from the paper resume and using creativity to "brand" themselves and stand out in a … Continue reading Are Interactive Social Resumes the Future?