Do you Have an Agenda

If you are scheduling or holding a meeting and you DON’T have an Agenda, then I suggest you cancel your meeting and prepare an agenda ASAP. Usually, there are people who are interested in the outcome of a meeting who will contribute to the items that they would like to have ON the agenda soContinue reading “Do you Have an Agenda”

Five Dollar Bill

9 Aug 2022: Found out that “technical.e.retired.wordpress.com” is already owned and been in use since 2006. ‘Gonna have to look for another title! 25 May 2022: “Five Dollar Bill” is now being called “TECHNically Retired” and the contents are being posted on You Tube under this channel name. Check it out. What can you getContinue reading “Five Dollar Bill”

Damn the Republicans, Full Speed Ahead

The current roster of elected Republicans have lost their moorings. Lost their connections to those who elected them, those who trusted them, those who still hope that they will adhere to the history of the Republican party, its programs, its philosophies, and its published platform. However, the current elected Republicans are NOT adhering to theirContinue reading “Damn the Republicans, Full Speed Ahead”

Space: The Old – New Frontier

Are you working for a company that still has leased or owned space that is underutilized? Are you concerned for the financial viability of your company while they continue to pay for / maintain their unused office space? What do you think you and your company could do with this space that would relieve someContinue reading “Space: The Old – New Frontier”

Work in the Future

I can imagine a time when I can have a drone tethered to my cell phone and following me around. The drone can provide WIFI, security, and information about what might be happening around me: good and bad. And, if I happen to be driving / driven at the time, my car can be connectedContinue reading “Work in the Future”

The Transition Has Begun

As of April, 2020; I have begun moving the content of this blog to my new site: http://www.thepathtoinkc.com Please check out this new wordpress site as I transfer the content of this FREE blog to my new “digs”. I also have a new email address that you can use if interested: bgutches@thepathtoinkc.com I hope toContinue reading “The Transition Has Begun”

Job Seeker Podcast Intro

Brian and I started working on this Job Seeker podcast series around the time we started a Job Seeker meeting at our local church. We advertised the group in the Sunday Church Bulletin and held several meetings with those who decided to attend. It was during these mentoring sessions when Brian suggested we record aContinue reading “Job Seeker Podcast Intro”

And Now “The Book”

In May 2018, I started a “Go Fund Me” site to gather some money so that I can publish “The Book” that represents many of the ideas from my “softwareengineeringhandbook.wordpress.com” blog. The Title of the book will be: “IT’s Lost Art of Software Engineering” and will contain much of what has been posted in thisContinue reading “And Now “The Book””

Great Interviewee Questions

Ever thought about what you might want to ask when given the opportunity? ┬áTry this article out: http://www.inc.com/jeff-haden/5-questions-great-job-candidates-ask-interviewers.html The questions included in there (just in case the link has been removed or change since 2012): What do you expect me to accomplish in the first 60 – 90 days? What are the common attributes ofContinue reading “Great Interviewee Questions”

S E O – an Opinion

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a relatively new phrase in the Social Media and Digital Marketing arena.  One useful definition that I found with a simple search for this phrase reads like this: The process of maximizing the number of visitors to a particular website by insuring that the site appears high on the list ofContinue reading “S E O – an Opinion”