Free CV Template for 2019: The one-page resumé template that (still) doesn’t suck.

My old post A CV Template That Doesn’t Suck is still one of the most popular ones. And it totally makes sense given how many crappy CVs I’ve had the misfortune of receiving over the past few years. People invariably know, deep down, two things: A sucky CV doesn’t get you interviews Your CV probably sucks […]

Kim Parsell Memorial Scholarship: Travel scholarship to WordCamp US

The WordPress Foundation recently announced the launch of the Kim Parsell Memorial Scholarship. Kim, a contributor to the WordPress project who recently passed away, was passionate about WordPress and particularly about involving women – and older women – in tech. The scholarship will cover attendance, travel and lodging expenses for attending WordCamp US (to be held for […]

Why good people do bad things and how they convince others to help them

A colleague today shared this NPR programme about Toby Groves – a man who committed large scale fraud – and how new research into fraud shows that a lot of fraud is unintentional. Traditionally, when we think about bad behavior, we think about character. But psychologists who study bad behavior — who study, say, fraud […]

A Quirky Tale: How a startup did everything “right” but got it all wrong.

This Pando article about Quirky (link valid for 48 hrs unless you’re a paid member) is well worth a read. I’ve not paid attention to Quirky save for thinking it was a cool concept when I came across it a few years ago. Despite perfect timing, great funding, and a strong vision its now sadly […]