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New professional website

May 27th, 2011 · Comments Off

I've created a new professional website to replace this aging one that doesn't even render properly in most resolutions. I bought the URL vancouverwriter.ca and put up something a little more modern. Just to be clear, I'm still happy in my present position at Vtech, but wanted to keep my html coding skills fresh, keep […]

Tags: employment · writing

Hilarious job ad

March 28th, 2011 · Comments Off

This is a real job posting. I appreciate the brute honesty because it doesn’t sound like a job I’d be that interested in. But some sicko might be. And yes, they actually are looking for a “sicko”: We want to add some talent to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune investigative team. Every serious candidate should have a […]

Tags: employment · humour · writing

Two years is a long time…

April 6th, 2010 · Comments Off

To be working on a project that is. At least it feels that way considering most writing projects I’ve been involved in are over after a hair-pulling night of throwing words onto a page or two. Project timelines are a bit more distended in the technical writing world. But, anyway, enough kerfuffle. What I’d like […]

Tags: employment · technical writing · technology

21st century tips on finding work

January 16th, 2009 · 1 Comment

You may as well recycle those newspaper classifieds, because that old school job-finding tool belongs in the 20th century. Spurred on by the recession, a number of tech-savvy people have started blogging on various “new school” ways of getting a job. Tech evangelist Robert Scoble has some crafty tips. I tend to agree with him […]

Tags: employment · freelancing · inspiration · resources

2008 wrap-up and Vtech at CES

January 13th, 2009 · Comments Off

The first entry of 2009! Granted, this isn’t the most updated blog in the world, but I’ve managed to keep wordbit going for around two years now, which is not bad. I recently tried to find the oldest blog in the world, and this site claims to have been blogging since 1987. But that’s just […]

Tags: employment · technology