Category: Work <p>Work</p>

The journey of a thousand miles begins with stealing someone’s moccasins, or something. Bullet point one on the list in Week 52 was “Reclaim my days”. Currently I’m spending 3 hours a day commuting, something I find stressful and literally…

This week, we moved in. Okay, so we moved into this house a month ago, getting on for two, but up until this week most of the front room was still taken up by boxes. This weekend, I turned it…

That I now have to make a decision on whether weeks begin on Sunday or Monday for this is probably a bad sign. It’s Monday, anyway. Work My current contract is coming to an end, and with the company on…

I used to do this kind of thing monthly in WRP format. It’s as good as any: Work: Skute’s in the wild, to some extent. Beta invitations have been sent out – the demons of the Play Store beta system are…

Daily posts are not interesting, and I’ve got the same problem as Norm, to some degree. I’ve got dozens of projects I’m working on, some of them professionally, so I’m going to try weekly updates, with the hope that with…

This month, I’ve mostly been getting better at working from home.   It’s been a year and a half since I quit my full time job and went contracting. The first gig was office-based, so didn’t change my day to…

My first job, I got though a friend I met on IRC. It was a contract job, which ended. (3 months) My second job, I applied direct. The company died, and the job with it.  (1 year 2 months) My…

Updates are kind of hard to come by. The venerable Aquarius has celebrated his blog’s 10th birthday, which kind of made me think “Gosh, 11 and a bit years. I should update more often”. And Thus. So, an update, then.…

Having entered the murky world of Contracting, I’m putting together a new set of recruiters, since my previous circle of useful ones mostly deal in permanent roles. These are some things agencies have done that annoy me: Gone dark If…

Okay, kicking arse into gear to get new employment. My method of job searching is to send notification out to a few recruitment companies who have been proven to Get It, add a couple of one’s I’ve not used before,…