Archive for the category "work"

Harvey, Ruby, Crackbook and WordPress


Wednesday, June 13th, 2007 — 9:21am PST
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My boss sent me an IM on Skype the other day talking about how fun it would be to work with the following people – and I wholeheartedly have to agree. I mean my office is pretty fun, very relaxed, but this is just hilarious. Lip Dub – Flagpole Sitta by Harvey Danger from amandalynferri […]

Streaming Presentation Apps for Mac


Tuesday, May 29th, 2007 — 12:36pm PST
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I put the question out in the tech-o-sphere last week and haven’t been able to find any answers until today. Basically, we were looking for a desktop-sharing, online web conferencing application or service (e.g. Webex) that would work with a Mac. Everyone I asked seemed to think it was something that’s needed, and would be […]

Blogging to a Job


Sunday, May 27th, 2007 — 12:03pm PST
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“On-line journals have become hot tool for those looking to land a position or ferret out new opportunities” – Mary Gooderham [Globe & Mail] I was sitting at work the other day and someone handed me the Careers page of the Globe and Mail – not being immediately insulted I noticed the headline he was […]

Preaching PR


Friday, April 20th, 2007 — 10:00am PST
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I’ve been lurking on many PR sites for a while now – ever since I found it essential to educate myself about what corporate communications should be doing in 2007. I’ve been in the industry for 7 years (doing anything from webcasting financial content to formatting press releases) and some people just don’t “get” it. […]

Office Supplies I can' Live Without


Wednesday, April 18th, 2007 — 1:25pm PST
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I’ve never worked in such an officey-office before so when faced with a drawer full of shiney, colourful supplies, I tend to go a little nuts. Most recently I discovered a love for two particular items; Post-It Tabs and Correction Tape. Post-It tabs/flags are amazing. Courtesy of our friends at 3M (okay I’m not really […]

Feeling Disconnected


Monday, March 5th, 2007 — 7:16pm PST
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I started my new job on Monday and it’s a complete 180 from anything I’ve ever done. I’m not at a computer all day, there is a LOT of paperwork and hardly anyone I work with probably knows what a) a blog is b) computers can be used for more than typing memos and keeping […]