Category: Professional Life

It’s a Book Review Miracle

cover of Fuerst bookI wrote a book review! And no, it’s not like the informal ones I did during #bloglikecrazy. This book review was published at Reading Religion, the online book review arm of the American Academy of Religion. Reviewers at this site range from graduate students on up to tenured faculty. My experience publishing a review with them was a first for me in a couple of ways. Continue reading

I’m Back!

I'm back babyAfter a two month hiatus, I’m back! I didn’t die. I didn’t go anywhere. (Okay, I did for Christmas to see family. But that’s not the point here.) I’ve been here. All along trying to figure out what to do now that my month of blogging is over and there’s little motivation to keep it up. Continue reading

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Capital of the Human

No, not human capital. Capital of the human. Personal branding. Professional identity. Online persona. These phrases have come to denote specific aspects of the individual that are referenced particularly in regards to professional life. It would seem that previous generations only interviewed for jobs during the actual job interview, but now young professionals are continually performing. Continue reading