What’s My Industry?

Question I’m trying to build a list of target companies, how do I figure out what industry I’m after? I know my locations, I know my roles. I’m seriously not picky on industry except for government, oil & gas or health care are a big NO! Gov & health care is a been there, done that, have the scars. Oil & gas I see as killing the planet and don’t want to go there. So what industry am I looking at? I’m very interested in… Continue reading

What do I love to do? What’s my niche?

Writing I love to write instructions for software applications. I love to write tutorials that go through a process that makes a task easier or automates it. I also love learning new things in the process of writing about them! Sewing & Pattern Drafting I know this is technically a hobby but for a while I did make a little bit of money drafting patterns and writing books on the topic. It is a very technical subject surprisingly and especially when you try to explain… Continue reading

Please Perform the Following Miracle

I am generally known as a “Miracle Worker” who can get insane amounts of tasks completed. As a joke I was left with a hand drawn version of this on my desk one day and so decided to turn it into a sheet of 4 that I could print. I left them on the corner of my desk and would find notes from co-workers, supervisors and other managers from time to time which would always make me smile!

Where do I or have I used these programs?

CMS: WordPress, Drupal, Dreamweaver,  Joomla  WordPress, install via cpanel and manually via FTP. Configure basic settings, install theme and plugins. Troubleshoot conflicts and custom changes to HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP researching for additional information as needed. Total current number of sites is 14 with subdomains. I personally use Infinite WordPress to manage updates, themes, plugins and backups. Prior to using WP for all of the sites I used Joomla or Drupal as well as hand coding in HTML CSS and using Dreamweaver for development.</p> <img… Continue reading

Copiers & Technical Issues

The repair techs as they came to know me and the copiers I watch over were gracious enough to give me lessons in reading codes and handling a variety of basic issues. They also helped me understand which codes were necessary to call repair for and which I could fix. This has resulted in several thousand dollars in cost savings for the State of Alaska. The latest copier is under a warranty lease and repair calls are no longer expensive however there are still some… Continue reading