About Me Widget

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I have added an About Me widget to my sidebar. It has in it a beautiful picture of myself, a brief description (subject to change), and some links. I want to make it clear that everybody knows that I am in the hunt for a job in the Seattle area. I have also updated my… Read more »

Help Me Help Myself

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At the beginning of the year, one of my resolutions was to use my blog to better promote myself. Up to this point, I give myself a D- on my performance. The good news is that I have until the end of the year to improve that grade. When I made the goal, I knew… Read more »

WordPress Upgrade

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I finally took the time to upgrade my install of WordPress to the latest 2.2 version. Please let me know if you have any problems with the site or the feed.

Searching For a Job With RSS

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Those of you who know me, know that I am a big fan of RSS. It has become especially useful in my job hunt. Various job sites have made RSS feeds available for job searches. All of them should make it a part of their search. I wrote a post about Jobster earlier today. In… Read more »

My Jobster Profile

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During my job search, more than a few people have asked if I have checked out Jobster. Since everybody was mentioning them, I have checked it out in the past. Today, I finally created my profile on the Jobster web site. There are a few things that set it apart from other job-seeking sites. You… Read more »

Go Jazz

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It’s a beautiful thing to see the Jazz go the Western Conference Finals once again. From what I understand, the fans back in Utah are making the most of it like they did back in the 90’s. I just finished watching game 5 against the Warriors. They should have won by more but I’ll take… Read more »

Lots of Seattle Startups

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Looking into the Seattle startup scene, I’m finding there is a lot going on. Drew Meyer from Zillow.com left me a comment to my last post to point me to a recent post of his on the Seattle tech scene. He includes lots of good links that lead me to a lot of blogs. Thanks… Read more »

Seattle Startups

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In my job search, I have found that startups respond a lot quicker to resume submissions than bigger companies. I thought I would start searching the Seattle startup scene to see what companies are out there. I am a little familiar with a few Seattle startups, such as Redfin and Zillow, but I know there… Read more »

Seattle Loves Coffee

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Yesterday I was doing a favor for somebody and went to get a Diet Pepsi for her. She had one requirement-it had to be a fountain drink. I thought no problem. I thought wrong. Usually, this means going to the corner gas station. Real simple. But apparently not here in Seattle. First, I went to… Read more »