You may or may not have noticed the lack of original articles from me the last week or so. Well, there's a couple explanations. I've been rather distracted with a few opportunities that have come my way over the last few weeks, starting with this … [Read more...] about The Power of Networking: When Opportunities Come to You
I guess this comes at an appropriate time since I just wrote about "Career Planning". A coworker from my last contract who runs his own company had contacted me a few weeks ago about an opportunity with a major "world banking institution". The big … [Read more...] about I made a major career choice today
It was 1 month ago since my last contract ended abruptly, and I finally went back to work on Monday. I had a "false start" 2 weeks ago and thought I would be starting with a different client, but then my boss' boss did some resource shuffling and … [Read more...] about I’m finally back to work! Blech!
Yes, this semester is finally over. I took 6 credits (2 courses) in addition to working full time, and I have to say it was painful. I was still able to have time in the evenings, but mostly because I began to just ignore classwork, friends, my wife … [Read more...] about Fall 2007 Semester is Over! A bittersweet ending…
In Part One of this series, I talked about giving up luxuries if you find yourself in some financial trouble. However, luxuries are just that: expenses unnecessary to keeping us fed, housed and employed. Different people have different ideas of what … [Read more...] about What could you give up when you’re in financial trouble? – Part Two
Wow, our annual benefits enrollment was a crappy experience this year. Luckily, I had Shawn's "How to Choose the Right Health Care Plan" series, and his phone number. There was no overlap between Stacie's enrollment (due end of month) and my own … [Read more...] about Finally, 2008 Annual Benefits Enrollment is Complete