Posts Tagged ‘ alison burke ’

Interview with the Panic Attack

Jun 4th, 2014 | By

If you’ve never been barraged in an interview for six hours with oddly specific, complex, and esoteric technical situations and questions, then you cannot say you’ve looked into the deepest pits of hell and lived to tell the tale.

I Got Myself A Poncho

Apr 3rd, 2012 | By

Recently, I forced my broke-ass to shop for some spring season deals. As a woman working in the corporate world, it’s important to look professional, and not look like a professional who gets offered money for “hugs.” This is a tough time of year for work appropriate wear. It’s too warm to wear wool slacks,

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Dudebros: A Field Guide

Jan 5th, 2012 | By

I have noticed that my office has lately had an upswing of dudebros. You tend to not notice just one or two – polo shirts happen, everything’s cool – but when they start to congregate it gets very obvious that you’re in the middle of a Situation (and if you say that to a group

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9 Tips For Powerpoint Presentation Success

Nov 21st, 2011 | By

1) Never wear just a negligee. Pair it with some loafers so your feet don’t get cold. 2) Ladies: put on a touch of makeup. Men: slather it on. God knows you need it. 3) Don’t bring a water bottle – it makes you look nervous. Instead, bring a glass of chilled white wine, and

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Osama Exposed (But Not In THAT Way)

Jun 2nd, 2011 | By

You won’t believe this, but I, Alison Burke, lover of freedom and freedom fries, has stumbled upon a major discovery. The happy accident occurred while visiting the boudoir of the Pentagon, where hidden beneath the bald eagle skin rug, in front of a roaring (non-subsidized) fire, I found a treasure confiscated by the Navy Seals:

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