Category Archive for: Fun

You aren’t a “ninja”

RANT WARNING! (What follows is a stream of thought rant about job titles and the silliness that has transpired with them over the last few years. If you call yourself a ninja, guru, Jedi or something similar you might want to leave right now) Still here? Excellent. Then I assume you, like me, think this…

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Top 10 Movie Songs of All Time – #thereisnospoonfriday

I have been introducing my kids lately to the Jurassic Park movies. Let’s just say that they have been playing with dinosaurs non stop ever since. Since watching the movies in anticipation of getting them ready for the new Jurassic World coming out in a few weeks (parenting win!), they have been humming the Jurassic…

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Top 5 Horror movies of all time – #thereisnospoonfriday

With the remake of the horror classic “Poltergeist” coming out this week, I felt inspired to turn this week’s #thereisnospoonfriday to my Top 5 Horror movies of all time. I am certainly a big fan of the genre, and have been since I can remember watching movies I was way too young to be watching…

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The Red Pill Talent review – Avengers: Age of Ultron – #thereisnospoonfriday

To say I was excited to see this movie is a massive understatement. As a comic book fan growing up (OK – I never grew up) the wave of superhero movies these past 10 years have been overwhelming and I have been loving every second of it. As someone who lists Superman II in my…

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Top 5 TV shows of all time #thereisnospoonfriday

For this week’s #thereisnospoonfriday, I reached out to my brother for inspiration. I have been fortunate enough to be spending the week in his beautiful vacation home in Naples, FL. Being my brother, of course we engaged in a lot of spirited debates over the week about everything sports and pop culture. My love for…

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#thereisnospoonfriday – Top 5 Movie Heroes!

This is a great time to be a comic and movie dork. With the Avengers: Age of Ultron about to roll into theatres, Batman v. Superman on the horizon (cannot wait!) and TV series like Daredevil and The Flash currently getting good ratings, life in nerdland is good. For this week’s #thereisnospoonfriday, I turn my…

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There is no spoon Friday inaugural post: Top 5 Baseball Movies of all time

Since Fridays are awesome, I thought I would introduce a new feature to the Red Pill Talent blog, “There is no spoon” Fridays. Much like Neo in “The Matrix” had to realize that there was, in fact, no spoon to become “the one”, we too are realizing on Fridays that there is a weekend ahead…

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Referring to yourself in the third person – it’s real and it is most definitely not fabulous

Ed is writing today about something he has seen all too often recently. Ed has noticed a new (and disturbing) trend of referring to yourself in the third person in your LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Business bios and just about everywhere else. Ed wishes this would stop. Unless you have a professional bio writer, Ed thinks…

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Time to kill the “passive candidate” mentality

Companies seem to really like pain these days. How else can you explain this nonsensical current fascination with “passive candidates”? It doesn’t take Nostradumus to predict what happens when companies take the stance of “we must have passive candidates and active candidates are not what we are ideally looking for”. The result is a lot…

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Employment Branding is the new black – but are companies missing the point?

I am amazed every day at the new found relevance employment branding is seeing in the corporate world. Three years ago the very term “employment branding” would have elicited confused glares or marketing department snickers. Today, there is literally an entire industry sprouting up around it. Every day I am seeing articles and blog posts…

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