Archive for March, 2008

Idiots need not apply…

Monday, March 31st, 2008

Author (not quite as shown)What do fuzzy bunny slippers, obscene tee shirts and bong making websites all have to do with finding a job?

Check out my latest posting at Hub Pages, Idiots Need Not Apply

Job Interviews…

Saturday, March 29th, 2008

I give my take on the best way to survive a job interview over at Hub Pages.  Go ahead, check it out. 

I dare you.

More about cover letters…

Thursday, March 27th, 2008

A while back I wrote about my struggle in creating the perfect cover letter.  I have continued that quest in a guest posting entitled “Six Simple Rules for Writing a Successful Cover Letter” over at Hub Pages. 

It’s good news week…

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008

Honk if you're scared of bad actorsIn my dream I am being chased by Patch Adams.  Not the real life doctor you understand, but Robin Williams decked out in clown shoes and a red bulb nose.  He is honking a horn and trying to get me to laugh. (more…)

Driven to distraction…

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008

This morning my mind is going in six different directions and getting nowhere.

I have a whole bunch of things to do this week but I just can’t seem to get started.  I look at the list – postings to write, office to organize, expenses to log, software to learn, workshop to outline, marketing to finalize – and I am overwhelmed.  (more…)

A creature of habit…

Tuesday, March 11th, 2008

Toad in the HoleI’m not sure what the line is between being a creature of habit and just being plain anal.

We all have our rituals – I drink exactly two cups of coffee with double cream every morning before nine.  I read my newspapers in a specific order from front to back.  I never put salt or pepper on my food without tasting it first.  And I spend 43 seconds every day pondering why so many people continue to agree with Rush Limbaugh.  (more…)

A Short Course in Universal Health Care…

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

Health care has become a hot issue in the upcoming Presidential election with both leading Democratic candidates including it as a major (perhaps THE major) platform plank.  It became a central focus at the Texas debate a few weeks ago, when each of the candidates attempted to differentiate themselves on the issue.  (more…)