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Personal Content Marketing Strategy

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

My ongoing job search lately has lead me to do a lot of Googling and a lot of lying in bed unable to sleep, which sometimes leads to me getting up and sitting in front of my computer more. There are a lot of self proclaimed experts online, some of them actually know what they are talking about, some of them just talk a lot. Separating the wheat from the chaff is still a billion dollar problem online, as someone who continues to spend too much time online, here is how I manage my personal social media firehose…

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Grinding away at Game Programming

Sunday, September 21st, 2014

Today I finished off the fourth chapter of “Learn Cocos2D 2 (Third Edition)”. I don’t have much to show for my efforts though I suppose I could add “Kobold2d” to my resume since I’ve continued to use that framework in addition to Cocos2D. I can’t help thinking the way my last project management job interview went I shouldn’t be studying Unity3D…

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Expert Job Finding Advice

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

During my lengthy job search I’ve written and collected a lot of blog postings. Despite experts continuing to insist, you can blog your way to a new job, I’m not convinced that will work for everyone. So I’ve collected together in one place the best advice and resources both on my website and elsewhere…

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Blog your way to a better career (they really, really mean it)

Sunday, January 20th, 2013

Self proclaimed experts continue to insist that jobseekers should blog. I’ve written well over 1000 blog posts and I have to say the more I blogged, the worse my so called career has gone. Other people may have benefited from blogging, but it isn’t advantageous nor necessary for everyone to blog…

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Barney Stinson’s Video Resume

Monday, October 8th, 2012

When you’re unemployed you have a lot of time on your hands. Sometimes you end up watching TV shows you never knew existed when you had a job and didn’t have time for cable television. The other day I was watching “How I met your mother” and one character was a Canadian looking for a job, if she didn’t find a job she would be deported…

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The One Page Resume

Friday, February 24th, 2012

I’ve been unemployed for too long. There are obviously reasons for this, but if I had all the answers, I wouldn’t be unemployed now would I?

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How not to write a cover letter

Saturday, February 11th, 2012

I’ve been unemployed for too long. As a result of this, I’ve written more cover letters than I ever wanted to have had to write…

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