#LinkedInMusings: Why I canned my accountant – Stick to Your Promises

In this current environment, you need to stick to your promises. I just ditched my accountant of 3 years. Last week he promised to call. Yesterday he was “too busy with other clients” and promised to call back this morning. I waited all morning and no call. I quickly found a new accountant thanks to …

Don’t follow the instructions

Ever purchased an IKEA flatpack and tried to assemble it yourself? Often, it results in a little bit of cursing, rarely does it work out perfectly the first time. At what point did you pull out the instructions? In this process driven world, we are led to produce endless reams of step by step instructions …

Making the most of University

I feel like a bit of an IT guy, turned philosopher with most of my recent posts, but what the heck! Back to another hectic semester of uni, and I’ve learnt a very valuable lesson from one of my lecturers already. For all the university students out there, hoping to one day make it big, …

Does Resume Presentation Matter?

Last two positions I have applied for/gotten, I was scooped up with enthusiasm. I’ve seen my fair share of IT resumes (not so much as a recruiter, but advising on appropriate skills – usually to replace me), and it’s fairly evident that in most cases, the resumes were extremely basic in presentation. Simple bold text, …

Getting your foot into the IT industry & my history

I get asked a fair bit, do I know of any jobs going in the IT industry, by mates looking to get into IT. I¬†occasionally¬†get asked, how I got to where I am today also. So I’m writing this post for anyone out there, who’s just finishing school and wondering what the next step should …

Interesting uses of Google?

I love AWStats. I literally look at the stats for this website, and my other’s, multiple times every day… Stat’s junkie much? I’ve become quite analystic with my stats, noticing trends and changing my content to suit common searches, which I believe lead people to believe they are going to find what they are looking …