Sunday, May 31, 2015

Monstrosity, or The Irrelevance of Relevance

I know better than to create profiles on job boards. Occasionally, however, when there is an attractive gig, and the only way to get in touch with the prospective client is through a job board, I do. As expected, the job boards immediately start bombarding me with what they claim to be jobs I am likely to be interested in. Let's take a closer look at some:

Do any of the ten jobs above look like tech writing jobs to you? I especially like the "Land Combat Electronic Missile System Repairer" :-P

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Unless You Really Want to Look Like a Fool, Don't Save on Business Analysis

I have just heard Tom MacDonald's news report "Philly bike share glitch creating hassle for riders looking to upgrade" on the radio.

According to the report, Indego, a public bicycle sharing system in Philadelphia, offers two membership plans: you can "buy a monthly Indego30 membership at $15 that gives you unlimited one-hour-rides or pick the $10 per-year IndegoFlex membership and pay $4 for each trip."

But you cannot change your plan!