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Get a job that is out of your league

I do not want a job that is out of my league – that would be too stressful and counter-productive – it is more a question of getting a job that appears to be out of my league. How to get through the mass of applicants, to get to interview where my talent...

Backup, Backup, Backup

We all know that we should back up. We have all heard stories of people losing their thesis, homework, whatever without having a backup. But, still, do you have an adequate backup strategy? One of the reasons that I like OS X is that backup is easy using Time Machine....

Learn to code

More inspiration from Lifehacker, this time on writing code. I wrote my first code in 1982 on an Apple II (with a whopping 16kb memory) using BASIC. Since then I have very occasionally dabbled with other languages including Pascal, Visual Basic, macro and script...

Learning Photoshop

Yesterday I attended a one day “Basic Photoshop” course. If you didn’t you might find these posts from Lifehacker useful. http://lifehacker.com/#!5753459/learn-the-basics-of-photoshop-in-under-25-minutes...

Resume writing

In the last few months I have received a lot of advice on writing a good resume, this is Lifehacker’s spin on the subject. Of course, some of it is conflicting (include a photo/do not include a photo) but one consistent point is “keep it brief”,...