“Members of the class of 2011 are facing an anemic job market as the national unemployment rate hovers around 9 percent. Here are some of the ways graduating seniors are getting a leg up:
-Applying at places they happen to walk by and get a good feeling about
-Getting the phone numbers of the 500 biggest companies in the United States; calling them and screaming, “ARE YOU HIRING?”
-Practicing handshake with boss doll at home
-Packaging resumé with a free iTunes download
-Lurking at Chinese lunch buffet to find out what people with jobs talk about
-Putting up “Josh Needs Work” fliers in their area and expecting support, not laughter, you guys
-Googling “How to get a job”
-Comping extra slice of cheese on sandwich of anyone who looks as if they might be hiring”—Job searches are abound… this might be a bit too true (via The Onion)
This is a very interesting article written by the Chief Technology Officer at IDEO, Doug Solomon. He discusses the “Tube,” an internal knowledge sharing system that was recently implemented within the company. It has helped open communication lines and foster collaboration among internal teams. Here is the link:
Maybe it’s just me, but I don’t think that tumblr should feature any design post that does not give credit to the originator. This morning, two clocks were shown in the “Featured Design” category, and neither gave credit to the inventor/designer. I managed to track one down, the spiral clock, and posted it with credit to the inventor.
My little personal ethic: I won’t “like” or reblog a tumblog post that does not give credit where credit is due.
The average washing machine uses 40.9 gallons of water per load. If you buy a a new washer, shop for a high-efficiency washer that needs less than 28 gallons of water per load. To achieve even greater savings, wash only full loads of laundry or be sure to choose the appropriate load size…