Tag Archives: careers

Career as a Full Stack Engineer

May 20, 2015 by Margaret Townsend

LAMP, MEAN and Everything In Between!  Being full stack is a taller task than it once was. If you are an aspiring or existing Full Stack Engineer (or Full Stack Developer), you should know that you are trading depth (micro level development) for breadth (macro level management) when it comes to knowledge and specialization within […]

Privacy Central to Changing Jobs and Dating

April 26, 2015 by Margaret Townsend

Like the formal dating scene, especially for those of us changing jobs, in our job search we need privacy and great matches, not social noise. Seeking Social Media Benefits Recently a friend has been sending me invites to join a travel based social site, where you can rate locations and share advice and tips with […]

Gender Diversity in the 21st Century Workplace

April 4, 2015 by Margaret Townsend

What will diversity look like ten years from now, a quarter way through the 21st Century? Is gender diversity relevant as the lines between male and female, their attributes, behaviors and roles become more and more blurred? Are male and female brains different anyway and are we dealing with gender bias the right way when […]

Job Search Tips: Understanding Culture Fit when Changing Jobs

March 8, 2015 by Margaret Townsend

Changing jobs from a large company to a small company or doing it the other way around can throw up problems during the application and interview process that you never thought of before. Read these job search tips to understand the relevance of culture fit to your job search success. The definition of a cultural […]

24 Best Of Job Search Tips – the real guide for the real jobsearch

January 27, 2015 by Margaret Townsend

You will find great advice from The American Staffing Association on the career and jobsearch theme. I have compiled here what I believe is the ‘best of’ tips for the jobseeker from their website, along with my own interpretations and additional job search tips, career advice and interview tips, which should go a long way […]

Career Advice: There is no such thing as a safe job. 

January 23, 2015 by Margaret Townsend

Be ready for the next moment in your career. Find out why there is no safe job and how to act in the best interests of your own career development Restructuring changes are the cause of eBay’s current job cuts, which will affect 7 percent of their workforce.  Just because you work for a major […]

Careers: 18 people Americans Most Widely Admired in 20th Century

January 19, 2015 by Margaret Townsend

They are your heroes – they had amazing and fulfilling careers. Find out what they really did and some of their best quotes Martin Luther King championed Civil Rights for all races and fought for it but not through physical battle, through non-violent means.  He is one of Americans’ most widely admired people from the 20th century. […]