Publish or Perish

I know that you have heard this phrase: Publish or Perish, before but I am trying to apply this advice to myself right now. I have been writing for many years now and have a few “manuscripts” in various stages of development: I. T.’s Lost Art of Software Engineering Been ready but still adding newContinue reading “Publish or Perish”

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”

The Path To Inkc

How many ways would you be willing to collect income: Full Time Employment with Salary and Benefits? Part Time Employment paid by the Hour or Piece of Work? Signed Master Service Agreement(s) for predefined services, rate and duration? Signed Purchase Order(s) for your product offering(s)? Incorporation of your own new company and the creation ofContinue reading “The Path To Inkc”

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”

When Do You Stop Looking?

This is my favorite question when I am working with someone in need of assistance in their Job / Income search efforts: When Do You Stop Looking? And, the only acceptable answer I have come up is simply: “Never”. Ask yourself this question: “Is your current or most recent OR next Job / income sourceContinue reading “When Do You Stop Looking?”

The Path To Inkc

How many ways would you be willing to collect income: Full Time Employment with Salary and Benefits? Part Time Employment paid by the Hour or Piece of Work? Signed Master Service Agreement(s) for predefined services, rate and duration? Signed Purchase Order(s) for your product offering(s)? Incorporation of your own new company and the creation ofContinue reading “The Path To Inkc”