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Job hunting today

Two pieces of bad news today: a "Dear John" email ("overqualified for the job") and a "Dear John" call ("they really want someone with a consulting background"). What marks these out is that I actually got some feedback. Most job applications, usually made online,...

Job hunting tips

Well, here's a conundrum: should I post links to job hunting articles like these: The Resume Is Dead, The Bio Is King Develop a list of sound bites for a more effective job interview 99 interview tips here? The first link says that it is good to show something about...

What is your lockcode?

If it is one of those on this list of common lockcodes from Lifehacker then you should probably change it ASAP. This illustrates the difficulty that many people seem to have in memorising even simple passwords and codes. What is mine? Actually I have two and neither...

iCloud – iFeelScrewed

If you are reading this then the chances are you already know about Apple's new iCloud service, announced at WWDC last week. I signed up for MobileMe when I bought an iPhone as I wanted to keep things in sync with my Mac Mini. It was OK but as a long term Google user...

Notice a difference?

IMAGE LINKS ARE CURRENTLY BROKEN I have decided to re-arrange things here. This site was built with Rapidweaver providing the basic structure, the style, and a number of the pages, with Wordpress powering the rest (via a clever little Rapidweaver stack by Nilrog)....

About me

I am English, a father of two and husband of one, now living in The Netherlands.

Personally, I am interested in home computing (mostly Apple these days), photography, watching football & cricket, and books & films.

Professionally, I am a project manager, specialising in multi-country finance & procurement projects.

This blog covers some of my personal and professional interests. Comments are off but feel free to get in touch if there is something that interests you.