Down the road… learning stuff?

Posted 2 CommentsPosted in Working Life

This week I’m at a conference in Rochester, for the second year in a row. So far, the best part has been having a hotel room to myself. My own bed. No dogs, parrots or Mel banging around. Quiet… aaaaahhh. Of course, I miss them. 😉 That’s not to say that I haven’t learned something […]

Work Is 4 Letter Word

Posted 2 CommentsPosted in Working Life

Today, a group of us were scheduled to attend a webinar on using social networking sites to recruit students. A co-worker who is typically in the some people are alive only because it’s illegal to kill them category had registered for it and invited the rest of us. She’d booked meeting space and reserved a […]

At a Conference

Posted Posted in Working Life

I’m at a professional conference in Rochester, NY this week. It’s close enough to home that I’ve gotten to meet and network with some local peers already, as well as lots of folks from other locales. Lots of good info, my head is about to explode. Actually, since they’ve overfed us at every turn, the […]

Know It All

Posted 3 CommentsPosted in Blogger Import, Working Life

Working in academia is a new experience for me, I’ve been at the job about 4 months now. Because I’m the only person in my job function, I have a pretty extensive project list. This list gets reported to my boss regularly, but there are a number of other people that think they know what […]

Hell Job

Posted 1 CommentPosted in Blogger Import, Working Life

One of my clients had a meltdown today, her website wasn’t working and she had just dropped a 12K piece mailer to her clients last Friday. I spent hours on my cell phone and online (at additional hourly charges) trying to resolve the problem from Michigan. One call consisted of 45 minutes on hold to […]