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Bring on the eLearning Fireworks!

Photo by Pixabay from Pexels I adore eLearning fireworks. I’m the first adopter of any cool techno whiz bang offered in a development application like Captivate, or Storyline. I have a wide streak of kid in me who’s delighted by bright colors and moving pictures. Cognitive overload, schmognitive overload! The trouble is that I tend to think about …

Job Hunting in a Pandemic (Part 3 of 3)

“Just be yourself.” “Practice, practice, practice.” “Write answers to all the most common questions.” “Be curious; make the interview two-way.” “Focus on them, not you.” “Imagine your interviewer(s) are naked.” We’ve all heard these tropes. And like all tropes, they have a kernel of truth. (Except the last one. What kind of pervert does that?) …

Job Hunting in a Pandemic, (Part 2 of 3)

Headhunters, Job Banks, and Searches, oh my! Readers, a reminder: this is just my personal take on the business of finding work. There are hundreds more comprehensive and knowledgeable blogs and websites out there to help you do this. For a start, there’s https://www.linkedin.com/learning/search?trk=search-cluster_flagship_learning&keywords=working+with+recruiters&entityType=COURSE The major job banks right now are: Glassdoor.com, Indeed.com, LinkedIn.com, and …

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Job Hunting in a Pandemic (Part 1 of 3)

Help! Just before the quarantine began (in Massachusetts) I was laid off from my job as an Application Trainer at a human services company. To be truthful, I wasn’t horribly devastated; my long-term plan had been to finish my degree and then find a job as an ID.  Nonetheless, losing a job, your daily community, …

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