Tag: career

  • Ender’s Shadow

    This paragraph really resonates with me. So I wonder which a new factor disrupting my life falls under: comfortable/liked or quiet/blamed. They were career military officers, all of them. Proven officers with real ability. But in the military you don’t get trusted positions just because of your ability. You also have to attract the notice […]

  • Fine Print

    One of the employees at Last Resort Grill was mutually entertaining a toddler. Overheard her talking about it, “He’s totally flirting with me.” I found it funny. When she happened by my table, I asked her about it. She said entertaining the kids is part of the fine print of the job. Additionally, people have […]

  • Eduyawn

    Edupunk is “Do It Yourself” in education or instruction technology. Free or at least cheap tools suitable for classroom use are so ubiquitous, the faculty have plenty of alternatives to the monolithic “enterprise” LMS. If edupunk was a boat, then what would it be? A bamboo raft? This is not something new. My mom conned […]

  • Vista’s Third Life?

    Scott Schamp is teaching at UGA using Second Life. This is from his blog. But last Friday, I found myself saying things I never thought I would have to say. “Please don’t sit on the fountain during class. Don’t forget that everyone needs to wear clothes the next time we meet. And, please, try and […]

  • IT Skillz

    12 IT skills that employers can’t say no to: [T]he market for IT talent is hot, but only if you have the right skills. If you want to be part of the wave, take a look at what eight experts — including recruiters, curriculum developers, computer science professors and other industry observers — say are […]

  • links for 2007-07-16

    Chicago Spire – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (tags: architecture) How to Change the World: Ten Questions with Jeffrey Pfeffer (tags: management interview creativity) Bokardo » The Blog is the New Resume (tags: career resume)

  • Once Librarian Aspirations

    A recent comment I made regarding to another blogger regarding my interest in getting an MLIS: Huh… Back in college, MLIS was part of my career path. That seems like forever ago, but it was only less than eight years? It was a natural fit for me. As a university student, working in the library, […]

  • Turn the Tables

    CrossRoads Newsletter and Career Development Center: With corporate recruiters and executive search firms now using blogs as a prescreening tool for candidates, Whitcomb advises people to create online journals to demonstrate their skills, share their expertise, and lend potential employers insight into their personality. “You can write about projects you are working on, industry events, […]

  • Who has the best job in America?

    Survey: Software engineers top list of best jobs – Computerworld Software engineers have the best jobs in America, according to a Money magazine survey released yesterday. College faculty are number two? I am so going to get my PhD now!