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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Interview Questions

I’m prepared to answer these, are you? So, I’m still looking for work, but at two weeks, I suppose that’s to be expected. I’ve had a couple phone interviews and I’m waiting to have a couple more.  Generally, if I can get an interview with a technical manager, I can sell myself well enough to […]

Job Search Log

So, I was laid off Tuesday. I wasn’t surprised by it, for sure, since they’ve been laying off two and three people a week for the past six weeks or more.  I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t disappointed, though. A couple weeks ago, another sort of IT person, who’s here from the real […]

Get More from Your Commute

Our commutes don’t have to be dead time. Who doesn’t have a commute any more?  Mine is relatively short now.  Less than 30 minutes, actually.  But, when I lived in Chicago, it was at least an hour each direction, whether I was behind the wheel driving or riding on a train or bus.  I used […]

Tools for Job Searchers

Not exactly a set of “fun” links, really. I still work in Oil and Gas, albeit in IT, which means there are a lot of layoffs.  And, there are more coming.  Even though I’m in IT, and they need use like they need electricity, I could go at any minute.  So, in solidarity for those […]


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