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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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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? I try to shore up my weaknesses and leverage my strengths…

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“I told you so!”

Tuesday, May 24th, 2011

inkedIn 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 talking 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

Monday, April 26th, 2010

Although I’m no expert, I do have a lot of experience looking for a job online. Too often I’ve found myself unemployed. So I assembled the best job search advice I could find. I also wrote some Vancouver specific advice after I was contacted through the blogosphere. I’ve definitely invested way too much time into this blog and can not recommend blogging your way to a better career, so not all ‘expert’ advice works for everyone. You will need to experiment to see what works for you…

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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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