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Book Review-Job Interviewers: Get Inside Their Heads

Job Interviewers: Get Inside Their Heads written by Jack Dermody is the type of book I would buy because it looks like the ideas in it are solid. It’s also the type of book that I don’t make good use of because I just don’t like to stop and the do the exercises. I listened […]

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Got the job!

You may have read the post about my job interview a couple of weeks ago. I got the job! I’ll start the first ,week of August. Before hearing about this job, I applied for another one. I’m interviewing for that tomorrow. It’s possible that I could do both, and work sporadically (as I do now) […]

Job Interview

I had a job interview today. It was for a part-time job describing images in digital texts for the visually impaired. You see, people who have to rely on screen readers to access text cannot understand images unless they are described. The people who are doing the hiring use the guidelines for describing STEM (Science, […]

The Power of ‘What If?’

This is a speech I wrote when I was in Toastmasters. Take a moment to look around, and become aware of your surroundings. Glance at the person sitting beside you. Now that you’re acquainted with what’s on the outside, I’d like to spend the rest of our time together looking at what’s inside. Ask yourself […]

It gave me pause

I recently  interviewed for an hourly position with the IT Training and Education group at IU’s UITS. I had to teach about 15 minutes of a training workshop, and I chose one on PowerPoint because I think I’m quite proficient with that  program.  I spent some time during the days before the interview preparing. The […]

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