I Want To Be A Millenial Nun

Highline, HuffPo’s long form magazine section, had an article this week by Eve Fairbanks about millennial nuns.  She writes:  And near the end of the 2000s, a half-dozen old friends I’d remembered as logical skeptics and trend-forward internet connoisseurs had become deeply religious. Some of them had been raised loosely Catholic, some had not. They … [Read more…]

Why Does Everyone Hate AirPods?

There has been a lot of AirPod hate in the media lately. Those little wireless headphones you see sticking out of people’s’ ears? They are criticized for having an “awful” design, Esquire claimed they are Apple’s biggest mistake and Vice calls them a “tragedy.” Don’t get me wrong, I also find them ugly. And, like … [Read more…]

Notice Periods

Sparked by a post on LinkedIn, the big thing to talk about a few weeks ago was employee ghosting. This post, detailing how a recruiter couldn’t get ahold of an applicant, spawned a bunch of articles in the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, NPR and more. Setting aside the fact that the recruiter interviewed … [Read more…]

Does The 30% Ruling Matter?

Internationals in the Netherlands a have been in a tizzy this week about the announced changes to the 30% ruling. A Change.org petition has garnered nearly 8,000 signatures. So what’s all the op hef about? What is it? Qualified highly-skilled migrants are eligible for the so-called 30% ruling wherein you do not pay income tax … [Read more…]