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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

Christmas shopping deals

December 3rd, 2008 · 6 Comments

So the economy is caught in a perpetual flush cycle and the government is crumbling under the pressure of imminent deficits. You’re waiting for HR to ask you to stop by so they can talk about “restructuring”. You’re wondering if you can even afford to drive to the mall this holiday season, let alone buy […]

Tags: deals · resources · websites

Telemarketer’s bane

October 26th, 2008 · Comments Off

It’s been almost a month since the launch of Canada’s National Do Not Call List. If you signed up on September 30th, your right to slam a deviant telemarketer will kick in this October 30th. Sweet. When will companies learn that people telemarketing is the second most hated form of privacy invasion on this planet […]

Tags: marketing · politics · resources

Find a tech-writing job in Vancouver – Part 1

March 11th, 2008 · 2 Comments

I’m going to start a series on finding a tech-writing job specifically in the high-tech hub of Vancouver, BC (which is where I happen to live). As I started the job search process myself, I noticed a dearth of information on this topic. I hope I can dig up some useful info for those in […]

Tags: employment · resources · technical writing · working

Gotta love that British humour

August 10th, 2007 · Comments Off

Get your science and techie news served up with a healthy dose of Brit witticisms. Check out The Register, a  highly readable site out of the UK that dishes the sarcasm along with the geek factor. Also, alive – in conjunction with The Good Life Network has just launched their podcast page. You can here my boss Terry-Lynn being interviewed by […]

Tags: podcast · resources