Last week I volunteered to help ElevenFifty get 1,500 people through the Hour of Code. If you missed it, The Hour of Code is an international effort to get 15 million people to spend one hour learning to code. If you didn’t attend in person, you can do Hour of Code at home or work. So, back to the Hour of Code event…
Stop believing that highly educated, technical staff can’t or shouldn’t talk to customers. Emotional Intelligence is the measure of human potential to relate and communicate with others. Reality is that unlike IQ, EI can be changed. It takes work, but over the course of a few years EI can be improved. More importantly, there’s also no correlation between high IQ and low EI.
I just spent the last three years designing and building a fairly large job board (14 million uniques/month). Here are a few small suggestions that might make a big difference when you go to find your next job: Cut to the Chase Recruiting is an exercise in filtering. You can speed up the filtering process […]
For the last three years, I put my time and soul into helping DirectEmployers make a difference. Working at DirectEmployers was a great experience, and the best part was getting to just build software. It was a blast to work on everything from WordPress to DirectTraffic (an analytics system) to .jobs Microsites to building an […]
Done > Perfect. Something > Nothing Life’s pretty simple that way. Time to get started.