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Entries from October 2008


October 7th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough As you know if you read regularly, I share some of the anecdotal data I get from looking at sales figures from time to time. It’s not scientific, but it can be interesting. We were seeing mortgage broker clients last year before the housing crisis even started, and we saw […]

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The Office Treadmill

October 6th, 2008 · No Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Picture Source, NYTimes. Early on in the life of this blog, I posted on office treadmill hacks. It looks like the fad is continuing, and maybe even catching on a bit. The key is to keep the rpms low… even going at less than 2 miles per hour can burn serious […]

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Robert Scoble on Why (Most) Resumes Suck

October 6th, 2008 · 5 Comments

Posted by Brian McCullough Tech guru and blogging celebrity Robert Scoble is hiring for his current company. His strong conviction is that most resumes suck. First, based on the resumes I’m seeing, realize that 80% are crap and will be rejected out of hand. How do you get put into the crap pile? Here’s some […]

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