MiX09 personal note..
I feel a need to talk about something probably because my intense Introvert side is totally exhausted from the parties i have been in recently (or rather socially exhausted). So, there is a joke that someone around me keeps saying to me just to give me a hard time. He keeps implying that there are those on the internet whom i’ve so offended with some of my stances that i am hated.. The exchange usually is something along the lines “you know that really hate me..” the first time my response was with great alarm and then i...
Well, this is the geek way to say this... today is the day... at approximately 8:10am est on July 31st, my official age is the equivalent of 1010 or $28 or written in another format : 0x28 (or in VB &h28). That’s also 50 in octal (which really sucks! I think base 10 looks better than that don’t you think)... [yep, I’m a geek... you can figure it out... to find that not only am I a geek... but an old one... I wrote all this the night before because tomorrow, I’m afraid that I will be cursed...
How long should it take you to get a new job at your current level?
For me the answer to that question is about 1 month. If I get a contract position maybe less time, but in the last several tries it has been at least a month to find a good company/position.
Last week I wrote about my personal struggles with the job situation. Some bad things happened to my business that put me a month behind in looking for a position (new business came last month that ended up going sour). I had enough money in the bank to cover my personal expenses for exactly 1 month which meant that if my margin for...
Personal: Trying Not to Despair
[This is a personal post that you may want to skip (or may not... there won’t be much technical stuff here, but I need to get this out]
So my business (the one I started last January) is in bad shape. The reality is that if my business is hurting financially (which it is), then I’m hurting financially (which I am). I’m about to quit working for myself and go find a contract and get out of my home office for the first time in 2.5 years. That really hurts, but it is where things are.
So what happened? Well, I have...