It’s every fashion girl’s dream, right? To be approached by someone looking to fill a role at one of the world’s most iconic luxury fashion and beauty brands. Chanel. That famous interlocking “C” logo — a logo that stands for status. Status that I’ve longingly lusted over but have never actually been able to achieve. That […]Read more "I Turned Down a (Potential) Job at Chanel"
I’m often asked, “What’s a copywriter?” after I reply “I’m a copywriter” to that daunting question “What do you do?” A surprising number of people also ask, “So you’re like Don Draper?” to which I respond, “Uh, I guess so? That’s a Mad Men reference, right? I don’t watch Mad Men.” [Insert dumbfounded faces here.] […]Read more "What is a Copywriter?"
Today, I had a job interview. This was my second job interview since becoming unemployed. I know I’m likely overreacting, but allow me to recount today’s awkward/embarrassing/ego-bruising morning. While vacationing last week, I was contacted by the owner of a small digital agency in Chelsea per my friend Mune’s recommendation (I owe her). You can […]Read more "A Job Interview: One for the Record Books"