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When not to Get Things Done

When not to Get Things Done

July 9, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Ah Ha! I’m Back! I hope you all missed me whilst I was away. No, I wasn’t abducted by Aliens and I haven’t run out of things to say! In actual fact I took a two week holiday – my first real break from work since Christmas and I decided that I wasn’t going to […] … Read More »

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How NOT to run a blog contest.

How NOT to run a blog contest.

July 8, 2007 by Katy Whitton

I’ve been thinking recently that once I’ve finally got the printed version of my Web Project Management eBook sorted (which will be very soon) I’d run some sort of competition here and give away a few copies. I keep an eye on the different types of competitions run (and boy are there loads!) through the […] … Read More »

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Mactastic

Mactastic

July 8, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Well, I’ve gone and done it. After 6 months of deliberation I’ve bought myself a Macbook. It was a toss-up between this lovely machine and a windows-based one but as I’ve decided not to touch Vista until service pack one comes out (which will be a while) I had to plump for what shall be […] … Read More »

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Are you in the wrong job?

Are you in the wrong job?

July 7, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Try the “Job Predictor” and find out! (Excel format) I’m a Pirate! Avast Ye Landlubbers now I have an excuse to talk about walkin’ the plank and shivering me timbers! What are you? Let us know in the comments. Hat tip to Jobacle for provding the Friday funnies … Read More »

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Will Facebook damage your career?

Will Facebook damage your career?

July 7, 2007 by Katy Whitton

There’s been a lot of talk online over the past few weeks about how social networking websites such as MySpace and FaceBook can affect people in the real world. In a recent article in the New York Times the founder of and Educational Consulting firm was shocked when she checked a student’s Facebook profile: Ms. […] … Read More »

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Jobacle Meme: YOUR Career Answers – TAG, You're It!

Jobacle Meme: YOUR Career Answers – TAG, You're It!

July 5, 2007 by Katy Whitton

The “Job Blog” Jobacle has posted an interesting meme I thought I’d take part in. The general gist is: Some bloggers talk about their “real” jobs – others don’t.  I encourage everyone who has a blog or a Web site to post the questions below and insert their own answers.  Our careers all have ups […] … Read More »

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Online Personality Test

Online Personality Test

July 5, 2007 by Katy Whitton

I’ve just taken an online Personality Test (which I just love doing!) that measures your Personality traits: The purpose of Personality I.D. is to reveal your natural personality identity. This assessment will also help you learn your strengths and weaknesses and your communication style for application at home, church, and work. I jump on any […] … Read More »

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On a High after 'phoning home

On a High after 'phoning home

July 5, 2007 by Katy Whitton

A British man has set a world record for making the First mobile ‘phone call from the summit of Everest. Huh?? I can’t even get a signal in my local pub and this guy can make a call from 8,000 feet or whatever it is??? This is ridiculous, only last week we had a story […] … Read More »

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Brits bummed by work

Brits bummed by work

July 5, 2007 by Katy Whitton

Updated: See bottom of this post From the BBC: Nearly a quarter of UK office workers are unhappy with their jobs, a survey for recruitment consultants Badenoch & Clark suggests….. Read the full article “UK office staff ‘unhappy at work'” here. What is it about us Brits at the moment? This is the second article […] … Read More »

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Your help is required – reviewers needed

Your help is required – reviewers needed

July 5, 2007 by Katy Whitton

I’m getting ready to launch my book based on the “Managing Web Projects” series I recently wrote and I’m looking for a few lovely people to review the book for me a perhaps (if they feel so inclined) provide a testimonial. I’m just putting the finishing touches to the final chapter and then I’ll send […] … Read More »

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