How NOT To Tell Your Boss You’ve Applied to Another Job: A Story of How My Arrogance and Ignorance Got the Best of Me

It took me a couple tries to get into the CIA. The first time I applied, I didn’t hear anything, but the second time was different. I received an email from a man who wanted to interview me, and because I already had a professional career, I secretly called my grandfather from my cell phoneContinue reading “How NOT To Tell Your Boss You’ve Applied to Another Job: A Story of How My Arrogance and Ignorance Got the Best of Me”

The Top Six Reasons I Left CIA for a New Career

As I wrote previously, I resigned from the CIA on February 28th, 2020, about 12 and a half years after the first time I walked into the building as an employee. CIA’s human resources staff calls it “resigning” and not “quitting” for some reason, and I’m not sure why, other than the former sounds lessContinue reading “The Top Six Reasons I Left CIA for a New Career”