Sue Darby

Technical instructions for a variety of technical and crafting topics. Sue Darby is a wizard with software, from basics to macros and things they weren’t originally programmed to do (mass e-mail merge PDF files through Outlook). She writes technical instructions from “This is the mouse” level to anything new that she’s… Continue reading

10 Things Important to Me in a Job

This goes with my Reverse Job Description. Make a list of up to 10 things you feel are important to you in a job. Then a list of up to 10 things important to you in a company or employer. 1.     Challenging work that changes mysteries to solve 2.     Management… Continue reading

Where Hobbies & Career Meet

Just a few things that excite me, light me up, that I truly enjoy and where they cross the boundaries from Hobby to potential Career. There’s a lot more than this but charts and graphs can only handle so much information!

 

I want to help your company do the things you do better than you did yesterday!

I want to help your company do the things you do better than you did yesterday!

For Christmas I got a much needed upgrade to both my computer and my favorite graphics suite, Corel Draw. So to learn and even relearn some of the suite’s tools I decided my resume needed to reflect more of my geeky personality. I may have more variations in the coming… Continue reading

Skills

Skill Sets Office Suites: Master Certified MS Office 2003, MS Office 95-2013, MS Outlook, MS Project, MS Visio, MS SharePoint 2007-2010, OneNote, Open Office, Adobe Pro X and XI Databases: MMIS, DS3, Citrix, Access, Enterprise, COGNOS Graphic Art Suites: Corel Draw,  Paint Shop Pro, Visio,  Dia, Freemind Operating Systems: Windows… Continue reading

What activities make me the happiest?

What activities make me the happiest?

Patterns and drafting with sewing but I am a moody seamstress Document management and development of new forms with latitude for creativity Process development and procedure design Finding problems and coming up with ideas to fix it Being given a problem and finding a solution that helps someone else solve… Continue reading

Where do you want to be 5 years from now?

Where do you want to be 5 years from now?

I have some specific goals for 2014 and beyond. For this year I want to find a non-commuting job to help with work-life balance. My current commute is 120 miles per day and I am gone 11-13 hours per day but only 7.5 of that is spent working. I want… Continue reading

What’s my niche?

What do I really want for a career? I know it won’t be a job or just a paycheck. I really need something that makes my heart sing. But what is the “thing” that would do that?   I have a number of things I love doing. I love to… Continue reading

Experience Expanded

EXPERIENCE State of Alaska, Division of Senior & Disabilities, Quality Assurance, Provider Certification & Compliance Unit Office Assistant II May 2008 to Present Anchorage, AK Nine Star Education & Employment Career Development Center Mentor & Computer Instructor April 2006 to April 2008 Anchorage, Alaska Sue’s Tiny Costumes Owner Webmaster Author… Continue reading