Rachel A Dotson

Startup marketing, copywriting, & product

Los Angeles, CA


Shorewood Living

Ultimate Beach Homes: 1904 The Strand

Attention to luxurious detail is the theme of this Venetian Palazzo home perched high above the sand in Manhattan Beach.

Blogging › Email & Productivity


How I Conquered My Aversion to Decluttering & Achieved...

Do you freeze up or experience a strong feeling of avoidance just at the thought of decluttering your home or inbox? If so, you're not alone—and there is a very good explanation.


5 Surefire Strategies to Keep Yourself Focused & Accountable

At some point, being busy became a point of pride. It became synonymous with hard work.


It's Time We Stop Letting Email Ruin Our Productivity

I think a lot of us have a bad relationship with email. Be honest, how many times have you spent all day in email, feeling productive, only to realize later that you haven't...


Stop Responding to Every Email—Here's Why

Yes, we’re talking about legitimate emails. Just because you receive a message from a real person does not mean you need to respond to it, at least not right away.


The 3-Step Email System That Keeps Powerful VC Bill Liao at Inbox Zero

(Cowriter) Clearing your inbox feels productive. But just like in Tetris, no matter how good you are, more emails will keep coming—and faster.


Email Marketing Wall Of Shame 2015 [INFOGRAPHIC]

We've all been there. You buy something in-store and request an emailed copy of the receipt. Later that day, you sign up for online bill pay, book a weekend outing, and finally...

Blogging › Company Culture


Reflections on My First Month at ZipRecruiter

No, what I mean is that it’s easy to come here each day, easy to enjoy your coworkers, and easy to know you’re part of something worthwhile.


Building the Future With the Gift of Education

The connection between academic achievement and employment is undeniable, so we set out to do something about it this holiday season.


An Office Juice Cleanse (a.k.a. The ZipRecruiter Hunger Games)

What happens when you cross a health-conscious CEO with a city that lives and breathes health fads? An opt-in office juice cleanse, of course.


A Day At ZipRecruiter (a.k.a. Why I Love My Job)

I know what you're thinking: "You're biased, Rachel. Everyone says that in their company blog." You're probably right. That's why I'm not just going to tell you; I'm going to...

Blogging › Job Search & Recruitment


7 Reasons I'll Turn Down a Job After Interviewing With You

Interviewing is an art form for both the job seeker and the hiring manager. Here are seven red flags that will leave me saying, “Thanks, but no thanks” to your job offer.


6 Reasons to Love Job Interviews

The idea of interviewing used to make me uneasy. Very uneasy.

Work It Daily

Why You Should Remember Murphy's Law Before Your Next Job Interview

Remember Murphy's Law—if anything can go wrong, it will? When it came to my first job interview, Murphy couldn't have been more right.