Job Search has me Seeing Red

In a previous post entitled, “Walk the Walk”, I discussed my astounding observation that so many job seekers, even those seeking digital jobs, go through the entire search process and don’t use the very skills they are trying to market. I am currently pursuing both the freelance consulting avenue (if I can help, call me!) Read more about Job Search has me Seeing Red[…]

My Personal Learning Network (PLN)

Getting back to that conversation where a coworker posed the question, “where do you go to keep up to date on the latest in digital”. Here’s the list I promised in the previous post. You’ll notice it’s a little skewed to my Canadian roots and with a heavy North American  influence, but geography aside, there  are Read more about My Personal Learning Network (PLN)[…]

Where do you go?

The conversation with a co-worker was simple enough. Knowing that I’m more than a digital-dabbler, she posed the question, “where do you go to keep up to date on the latest in digital”. I rattled off a few resources then said I’ll send you a list. When I really started pondering it, the list just Read more about Where do you go?[…]

Have you got a minute?

For all those companies, for all those people, for all those who still don’t embrace digital, or who scoff at the power or the potential of online, or who say they’ll get to it once something more important is done, or those who say it can’t help me or my what I do, I say, Read more about Have you got a minute?[…]

Making creativity a daily habit

Was just told about this initiative and just had to pass it along. That’s the thing about creativity, it’s much better  when it’s shared, If you’ve lost touch with your creative side, want to be more so, or are just looking to tap into your inner-creative on a more regular basis, The Daily Create might Read more about Making creativity a daily habit[…]

Walk the walk

For more than a year now I’ve been working in Credit Union land. My responsibilities include managing a team of marketing and communications, design and digital professionals. Given I didn’t inherit a full team, I’ve spent a great deal of the past year recruiting and interviewing for various roles. Of these, three of the eight Read more about Walk the walk[…]

What I have been doing

I’ve experimented with a couple of other blogging platforms have been participating in Project 365 (actually 366 this year) photoblogging on Specular Highlights. I’ve been taking a photo a day and haven’t missed one yet! I think this practice is helping to make me a better photographer (even though everything is shot on my iPhone Read more about What I have been doing[…]

Think PowerPoint is the Belle of the Ball?

This humourous, yet brilliant, example demonstrates how how PowerPoint can be the death of even the greatest story. Rowan Manahan gives his talk ‘How PowerPoint makes EVERY story better’ at Ignite at the Science Gallery, Trinity College Dublin, in February 2011 Question of the day: What other tools do you use instead of PowerPoint to Read more about Think PowerPoint is the Belle of the Ball?[…]

Facebook Pages Some Useful Changes

Facebook is promising improvements to Pages that include: better communication, more opportunities for expression, improved relevancy…and it’s not even Christmas! Want the official Facebook explanation? Here  you can also preview the changes and get started using them. For all the details around Facebook pages, take a peek here Questions of the day Will these changes Read more about Facebook Pages Some Useful Changes[…]