flowerpots and the news

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I don’t know what people expect you to be doing when you’re not punching the timecard in the 9-5 world.  When you’re in between contracts, or stepping slowly into new opportunities (as they say which is also known as job hunting and interviewing and that cycle).

Me?  Well, I’ve been doing some creative stuff with flower pots. And watching the news. Lots and lots of news.  Continue reading

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those online job applications

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I’ve been on both sides of the job application process more than a few times over the years.

And applications and resumes only tell so much.  Very important, that meeting to step out of cyberspace and see if there is real live-person chemistry that will work for the job at hand.

Meanwhile, I fill out the on-line applications, trying my best to answer the questions to showcase my suitability as the best candidate and  hopefully  advance to the next steps.

How often do you think we check the wrong box and somewhere a computer reads the answer as wrong! loser! and kicks us out as hopeless with no recourse……meow.