Mariann Donato

  • Mariann Donato Entry #5: Opportunities

    Mariann Donato Entry #5: Opportunities

    I have been afforded the wonderful opportunity of speaking with some terrific people as a result of the AOL blog. Interestingly enough, they break down into two very specific groups: culinary and publishing. Continue Reading

  • Mariann Donato Entry #4: Starting a business

    Mariann Donato Entry #4: Starting a business

    What about starting my own business? In response to Tory's challenge, I recently had the good fortune to meet a handful of entrepreneurs who were happy to share their start-up stories. Since the culinary world is the next area I'm hoping to pursue, each of the businesses is connected to the food world, whether... Continue Reading

  • Mariann Donato Entry #3: Frustration Sets In... Again

    Mariann Donato Entry #3: Frustration Sets In... Again

    Frustration Sets In... Again My life is in limbo.....won't you please acknowledge my existence? I have been on the job hunt for a couple of years now and even after all this time there's something I still can't make sense of or wrap my brain around - the recruiter/executive search/headhunter relationship (or... Continue Reading

  • Mariann Donato Entry #2: The Makeover

    Mariann Donato Entry #2: The Makeover

    I had a most amazing day yesterday - one that, in a million years, I never thought possible. I have Tory to thank for every single minute of it. What a Cinderella-like day. It began at noon yesterday where I met up with Tory, an ABC camera man, a revered hair-stylist (to many celebs, including Diane Sawyer), a... Continue Reading

  • Hire This Guy #1: Mariann Donato's Initial Reaction

    Hire This Guy #1: Mariann Donato's Initial Reaction

    I think getting a makeover is a great idea and long overdue. A more updated appearance will certainly help to boost my morale and give me the confidence I so sorely need. It will make me feel as though I truly can compete with the scores of other candidates vying for the same jobs. Continue Reading