Jack Silbert

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Jack Silbert is a humor writer, journalist, children's author, editor, movie reviewer, weekly internet-radio DJ, and frequent master of ceremonies. His writing has appeared in such publications as the New York Times, New York Press, Weird New Jersey, New Jersey Monthly, Nickelodeon, Glamour, Parent and Child and a wide variety of websites including Gawker and Media Darlings. During his lengthy tenure as editor with Scholastic Classroom Magazines, he proudly accepted the AEP's Golden Lamp Award for best periodical, 2009. Jack lives in Hoboken, New Jersey, and is rather fond of independent music, baseball, and sandwiches. Additional humorous ramblings by Jack can be found at saltinwound.com.

Ask Jack: Fired Coworkers, Just Say No, and Job of the Week

Ask Jack: Fired Coworkers, Just Say No, and Job of the Week

You have work questions. Jack has answers.

AOL Jobs contributor Jack Silbert answers all your burning job-related questions. Read More »

Ask Jack: Boss' Dirty Laundry, Respect, and Job Pick of the Week

Ask Jack: Boss' Dirty Laundry, Respect, and Job Pick of the Week

I'm just a regular guy trying to help. What do you want to know?

AOL Jobs contributor Jack Silbert answers all your burning job-related questions. Read More »

Lunchtime Live! Pi Day Edition [REPLAY]

Lunchtime Live! Pi Day Edition [REPLAY]

Tune in at the bottom of the page

Join Jack Silbert and Laurie Petersen in a free-wheeling discussion of math jobs and bosses. Bring your own pie! Read More »

Ban Bossy And Maybe Ban Bosses, Too

Ban Bossy And Maybe Ban Bosses, Too

A call to do even more for girls and boys

A writer responds to the "Ban Bossy" video, and thinks we can do even more for girls and boys. Read More »

Lunchtime Live! Employee Appreciation Edition

Lunchtime Live! Employee Appreciation Edition

Watch the replay below (one minor expletive)

It's the Employee Appreciation edition of Lunchtime Live! Join AOL Jobs editor-in-chief Laurie Petersen and contributor Jack Silbert. Read More »

#Blazek Gate and Email Etiquette [REPLAY]

#Blazek Gate and Email Etiquette [REPLAY]

Was Kelly Blazek too harsh? Lunchtime Live! discusses

Take a break and wrap up February with AOL Jobs. We discussed the polar vortex, Kelly Blazek, email etiquette and Cleveland hot spots. Read More »

Having Fun At Work Is More Important Than You Think [REPLAY]

Having Fun At Work Is More Important Than You Think [REPLAY]

Concrete tips to improve work life

Dreading the job at which you spend a third of your day is toxic. Tune in to a discussion on improving work life with tips you can actually use. Read More »

I Navigated Healthcare.gov and Lived To Tell About It

I Navigated Healthcare.gov and Lived To Tell About It

Affordable Care Act pulls through for self-employed writer

My experience with individual health insurance plans and the healthcare.gov website. Read More »

What We Read: 3 Books That Changed My Life

What We Read: 3 Books That Changed My Life

The favorite children's book of a children's author

You are what you read. This AOL Jobs series looks at the books that influenced our staff and contributors. Read More »

Career Path of Mandela: He Never Gave In and Created His Destiny

Career Path of Mandela: He Never Gave In and Created His Destiny

Nelson Mandela did not set out to become a champion of freedom

A look at the working life of young Nelson Mandela, and his determination to create his own destiny. Read More »

For Volunteers, Giving Isn't Thankless

For Volunteers, Giving Isn't Thankless

A little volunteer labor can make a huge difference

The word "community" is really at the heart of volunteering and there are many ways to give back, even if you think you can't spare the time. Read More »

Heroes of Superstorm Sandy: Prescriptions Filled, Lives Saved

Heroes of Superstorm Sandy: Prescriptions Filled, Lives Saved

Doctors see need and fill it with help from CVS and Walgreens

A makeshift medical team came to the aid of residents in need in post-Sandy Hoboken. Read More »

How I Lost My Car, And a Bit Of Income, To Superstorm Sandy

How I Lost My Car, And a Bit Of Income, To Superstorm Sandy

Goodbye, Corolla. Hello, FEMA

One Hoboken man's experience navigating the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. Read More »

Piccolo's 'Famous for Cheesesteaks' Makes a Hoboken Comeback

Piccolo's 'Famous for Cheesesteaks' Makes a Hoboken Comeback

'You have an obligation to your customers. They expect you to be there.'

Popular restaurant in Hoboken, NJ, bounced back from Hurricane Sandy -- but not without challenges. Funding to rebuild came from the family's pockets. Read More »

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