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I need a new News App

Friday, October 30th, 2015

So I live in China behind the Great Firewall which makes it difficult to get the latest news. I of course have a VPN but it doesn’t always work, but when it does I use Pulse as my main news source. I used to use Twitter more and I even used to use Summify before Twitter acquired them, but after it’s demise I became a Pulse user and then it too was acquired. I can’t get confirmation beyond the screenshot I took, but it appears the standalone Pulse app may be retired permanently…

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LinkedIn Phishing Scam?

Wednesday, March 6th, 2013

This morning I got a rather odd email purporting to be from LinkedIn’s Marketing department. It made it through all my filters and the headers look reasonable, but based on the poor formatting of the email and the fact I’ve been on LinkedIn a long time, I don’t think it is completely on the level…

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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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“I told you so!”

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

LinkedIn recently had it’s IPO and miraculously it kept going up even after the IPO price had been increased several times. This seemed to have surprised some onlookers and doomsayers talk of another ‘tech bubble’. I don’t think that is likely to happen again as too many people learned too many lessons, however greed is greed.

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Looking for a job online (revised)

Monday, April 26th, 2010

Although I’m no expert, I do have a lot of experience looking for a job online. Once again I find myself unemployed and having learned that I’m no longer in contention for two positions, the time has come for an updated, more focused, and more useful collection of links and advice for those looking for a job online…

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Another new LinkedIn feature

Sunday, May 20th, 2007

While checking for someone on LinkedIn.com I discovered LinkedIn had added another new feature. This feature was already available on Xing.com and is found on some other online social networks. Basically what LinkedIn is now allowing you to know is who is looking at your profile…

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LinkedIn.com Answers

Tuesday, March 6th, 2007

In yet another example of Nietzsche’s Eternal Return of the Same, I’ve written about LinkedIn.com Answers before. I’ve even written about another site, MarketingProfs.com that provides a venue for asking questions then attempts to reward the people that give out the best answers…

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My resume is now an hResume

Tuesday, February 20th, 2007

One of the things I took away from Web Directions North that I could actually put into use, was Microformats. These are just a formalization of the encoding of common pieces of data such as addresses and events…

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