Over 16 year age content I use Linked-In as online curriculum vitae and a career profile, and you may have seen post earlier in the year about my disgust at the IT industry recruitment practices. I am up to now several hundred plus linked-in requests that have overloaded my mail inbox over there. Admittedly, I […]
#DontFallForThisOne This arrived is my Gmail inbox this afternoon. I had heard that some people were getting these mails; but I didn’t believe them until now. charles <email@example.com> 14:36 (22 minutes ago) to me Hi As a result your application, I would like to invite you to attend an interview. You will have an interview […]
This is a warning to the reader; your might feel at the end of this entry that it is all Dickens’s Christmas Carol and “Bah! Humbug!”. You would be rightfully semi-accurate in your analysis, of course. Quite simply, I hate when I go to an interview that is either face-to-face with a potential employer, or […]
About three weeks ago, I was watching a Film 4 late night with my partner. We stumbled upon on a martial-arts movie, called Ip Man. We thought it was one of the best Kung Fu movies of recent times, up there with Kung Fu Hustle. Donnie Yen who played Ip Man, a semi-biographically account […]
Today, I feel humbled to experience another QCon London conference. It is the fourth time I have been involved, and I consider it the biggest event in my home town. What were my favourite events and happenings at QCon? Meeting with the people and having inspired conservations about technology Meeting Wendy Devolder of SkillsMatter and […]
I got really pathetic bad news today from [SIDWELL AND GIEEVES]. The answer was a resounding no, we won’t be pursuing this application further. The reasons given was 1) My desire to pursue Beyond Java 2) Lack of Technical Depth at the Java EE and 3) My desire to have Agility or pursue Agile. What […]
As I write this early in the morning I am really tired on being on the back side of what counts as information technology. Recently a friend asked me to simple two questions. I could not give a satisfactory answer. The questions were why are you (as in me) not yet a manager of a […]
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