Hip Outsourcing Exec is a weekly roundup of outsourcing, S&M (sales & marketing), culture, and curator rants for HOEs and other blokes with no interest in proving themselves. Lovingly curated by Jay Manahan.


Old-school IT labor arbitrage—body shopping and the ugly side of its practice of bonding—is the subject of this highly detailed investigative report on apparent techsploitation.


Master content marketer Doug Kessler schools the fanboy in me again in this interview where he names some of his favorite content pieces and talks about insane honesty in marketing.

Philosophy of Work

Another look at the dysfunctional job system from the perspective not of burnouts but of slackers.

From the Curator

Your business development is not a casual hookup or a sub/dom affair, so stop acting like a Craigslist creep.

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