Author Archives: juliasmacdonald

Banks Better Watch Out

It’s no secret that like other industries, the banking sector has felt the effects of technology shaking its foundations. And to its credit, most institutions have attempted to respond. Almost every branch has rolled out its own platform for online and mobile banking to serve the needs of a convenience-conscious consumer. Mobile deposits, digital transfers […]

HR Sans Humans

This week I found myself moving my table and all its chairs, adjusting the positioning of the living room lamps, and trying to find a blank wall backdrop in my tiny apartment. Was it just a spot of tidying and rearranging furniture? Nope. These actions had a very specific task- I was on the quest […]

How Pinterest Made Me My Own Travel Agent

This July I crossed the Atlantic for the first time to visit my roommate in Italy, where she spends her summer months. It was a two-week trip of a lifetime. We fit in as much as we could in fourteen days- including the breathtaking island of Sardinia, the medieval gem of Assisi, and most major […]

Confessions of a Newbie

So I recently experienced an anniversary. There are two footnotes for that statement. The first is that I didn’t say “celebrated” because I’m not quite sure that would be an accurate word choice. The second is that this anniversary was my one year anniversary on social media. I know it can be shocking for some […]

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