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… Continue reading Ender’s Shadow
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… Continue reading Fine Print
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… Continue reading Eduyawn
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… Continue reading Vista’s Third Life?
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… Continue reading IT Skillz
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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,… Continue reading Once Librarian Aspirations
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,… Continue reading Turn the Tables
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!