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Links tagged "work"

2009.09.18 Dan Pink - The Surprising Science of Motivation | TED.com

An interesting talk/presentation, and one that most managers should watch. Hold all the carrots in front me that you want, but that's the wrong kind of motivation for the work I do. Here's the proof. #

2009.05.31 The Vendor Client relationship - in real world situations

Sad, but true. Preposterous to even suggest something like this in these situations, yet it's not uncommon for it to happen to freelancers, even minor freelancers like me. #

2009.05.25 Freedom to Surf - The University of Melbourne

“People who do surf the Internet for fun at work - within a reasonable limit of less than 20% of their total time in the office - are more productive by about 9% than those who don’t.” I've worked at a couple places that are hyper sensitive about the allowed sites, and I can't tell you how frustrating it can be to be stymied of a simple mental break. (another oldie I'd been hanging onto) #

2008.08.06 Meetings - FFFFOUND!

Too true of too many meetings. #

2008.03.15 36 Beautiful Resume Ideas That Work | JobMob

Make your resume stand out by using a beautiful design that most people have never seen before. Here are some terrific resume ideas to inspire you.*** I might want to try some of these out. #

2008.02.21 Start Your Own Business : Journal : Mark Boulton

Mark Boulton is a designer based in Cardiff, UK. Specialising in usable, functional and elegant design acquired through rigorous problem solving. Probably interesting to read and get the non-UK specific info from it. #

2007.10.16 A List Apart: Articles: Findings From the Web Design Survey

Really interesting to me - both as a web guy as well as a number cruncher. #

2007.09.28 Rands In Repose: The Button

What your goal should be as you go into an interview and how to deal with the different types of interviewers. #

2007.09.06 The 10 Biggest Mistakes Freelancers Make, and How to Avoid Them

Great to see these... just need to remember them. #

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