Own Your Vote 2020

At Knotch, we encourage brands and consumers to own their voice online. Today, we are calling on our employees to own their vote. "Vote...

I Was Raped

I haven’t spoken about this publicly, though I’ve alluded to it here. I was raped two months ago. While I have been working through the...

Digiday Worklife Awards 2020

Thrilled to see that Knotch is a finalist for the Digiday Worklife Award for Best Employer for Young Careers! One of the main things I...

Coming Out Day 2020

I came out a decade ago. I’ll never forget the coming out tour I took, telling each person in my life. The fear I felt that they would...

Remote First Work Culture

For the companies that are shifting from an in-office culture to a remote-first workplace, there are some crucial cultural adjustments...

RBG: My Mother's Hero

My mom went to law school because of Ruth Bader Ginsburg. As the single mom of two kids under five (my older siblings), she worked to...

Bisexuality Awareness Week 2020

My partner is bisexual, & it still amazes me the lack of bi inclusion by both heteronormative folks and within the queer community...

Suicide Prevention Week 2020

We lost my brother to suicide when I was 15. He was only 20 years old & had just come out to me the year prior. One of my biggest regrets...

My Self Harm Story

In high school, I would stare at my razor for minutes that felt like hours, thinking about harming myself to feel better — or rather to...

Labor Day 2020

My grandmother was a cafeteria worker turned senior citizen center manager. She worked until she died — not because she had to, but...

HR Leaders: Your Social Responsibility

Social Responsibility. ▪️ Does your company have to return to the office right now? ▫️ Is your work essential? ▪️ Do your employees...

Self-Worth At Work

Positive feedback is great. We all want to hear we are doing a good job. But, I have learned (the hard way) that if you don't start from...

Getting Emotional at Work

😤 Displaying emotion at work is NOT a weakness. 😤 It’s a strength. 💪 Getting emotional about something shows you care. ✋ Getting...

Rejection

Rejection. I faced a lot of it growing up. From kids growing up, for being feminine and suspected as gay. From my dad, for not seeing eye...