Maya Walker's Blog – March 2008 Archive (3)

Dave, You Rule!





I had a personal emergency today and didn’t go online until almost 2 PM this afternoon. Lo and behold, there were over 200 linkedin invitations in my gmailbox! And the day isn’t over yet.



WOW! All thanks to Rock Star Recruiter Dave Mendoza, mover, shaker, kingmaker – or queenmaker, to be gender-exact. This phenomenon has nothing at all to do with me or my overnight popularity. Au contraire, it is a reflection of the leadership and strong sway of Dave… Continue

Added by Maya Walker on March 10, 2008 at 9:31pm — 6 Comments

And Audrey Was Her Name





The receptionist buzzed me and said, “Your 1 o’clock is here.”



I cleared my desk, minimized my screen, printed out her resume, checked to see if I had lipstick on my teeth, and got up to meet my candidate in the lobby.



A woman in a gray suit and pearls was seated demurely, reading an old issue of Fortune magazine. “Audrey? Hi, I’m Maya Walker. It's nice to meet you.” I greeted her warmly.



Audrey stood up and held out her hand. She was exceedingly… Continue

Added by Maya Walker on March 7, 2008 at 12:30am — 5 Comments

Let There Be Light!

“If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things in nature have a message you understand, Rejoice, for your soul is alive.” -- Eleanor Duse







Daylight Saving Time begins at 2 AM this Sunday, March 9, 2008, as clocks move ahead by one hour.





Daylight Saving Time is the harbinger of spring for me. Days lengthen, skies brighten, moods lighten... and as spring… Continue

Added by Maya Walker on March 5, 2008 at 7:25pm — 1 Comment

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