Monthly Archives: August 2008

Netbooks actually work for running presentations

I took my new “Netbook” up to Queensland this week to run a training course. Since I forgot about the risk of running a whole course with a dud computer, I turned up with no backup machine.  Happily the tiny 1kg … Continue reading

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You never miss them till they’re gone – even mice

I am not sure if you call them mice or mouses  … I always assumed the plural of mouse was mice.  But a well informed (alledgely well informed) techo/accountant told me that since we are referring to a device, the … Continue reading

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First go at running a new course

I ran a 3 day training course last week.   I received the only content I was to be given (311 slides in a power point presentation) at 5pm the day before via email and did not have a printer to cope with that volume of … Continue reading

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Maybe my nuclear safety record is not enough

[editors note – sorry to a guy called Steven who suggested I write shorter blog articles.  I wanted to capture all this waffle for my own memory]. I spoke to my outplacement consultant today.  I told her of my success … Continue reading

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Job criteria including my unblemished nuclear safety record

I wrote my first job criteria thing last night – its called a claim for position, and you have to write examples of when you have demonstrated things you have done that are relevant to a job. So, for example … Continue reading

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John’s farewell lunch

I went to John Martin’s farewell lunch today.  The paparazzi were banned so I didn’t get any pictures to show here, but a good time was had by all. With John leaving, I guess it means I now have a lower … Continue reading

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