Tag: Work

Dec 20 2011

Employment History

A lot of my peers are getting active on ‘Professional’ social networking sites … like LinkedIn. The question I have is: If you worked at a company that went through a number of acquisitions (like I do) … do you list the employment at each company individually from the date of the aquisition … or …

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Apr 08 2011

Changing … but still the same

Well, it’s happening again. I’m changing jobs … but without moving my desk. This isn’t the first time it’s happened … I doubt it will be the last.

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Oct 26 2008

End of Vacation

Well, it’s been a fairly busy two weeks … Work on the floor is (more or less) progressing.   I got the final rank of boards cut and installed.   We still need to touch of the paint, install the base molding, quarter round, and carpet threshold. Tuesday we went to village hall and cast …

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Jul 20 2006

Ups Oops

They gave me a new machine at work a few days ago … along with this new machine came a APC 750va UPS. This is pretty cool, as I’ve been advocating having UPS’s attached to personal workstations for quite some time. I even went to the expense of purchasing my own UPS for my workstation …

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May 26 2006

Stupid Outlook

Sometimes I really hate MS Outlook. Yesterday I had to run a test that Cindy, one of our QA people, was having problems with … she was trying to test our issue tracking system against a DB2/400 database, but were getting a system error from the iSeries. She emailed me the instructions … they was …

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May 22 2006

Frustration Abounds

I had a very frustrating day at work today … nothing was working right … even when it did work right, it wasn’t supposed to. I’ve been trying to track down a bug in some software that only manifests when we put the system under a very heavy load. Unfortunately, a heavy load is very …

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