Nerd Herding

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Nerd Herding

  1. 1. Nerd Herding © Apteno L.C. Presented By: Tony Bibbs
  2. 2. The Herd
  3. 3. Anatomy of a Job that Sucks <ul><li>No Plot </li></ul><ul><li>Bad Characters </li></ul><ul><li>No Action </li></ul><ul><li>No Victory. No Defeat </li></ul>
  4. 4. No Plot
  5. 5. Bad Characters
  6. 6. No Action – Time crawls
  7. 7. No Victory. No Defeat.
  8. 8. Job Seekers <ul><li>Passion </li></ul><ul><li>Competency </li></ul><ul><li>Niche </li></ul><ul><li>Communication </li></ul>
  9. 9. Career vs. Job <ul><li>A JOB is something that has to be done. </li></ul><ul><li>A JOB is a task or duty </li></ul><ul><li>A JOB Pays bills </li></ul><ul><li>A CAREER is your life's work. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Do you have Passion?
  11. 11. Other side of Passion
  12. 12. Competence
  13. 13. Troubleshooting <ul><li>RTFM </li></ul><ul><li>Google </li></ul><ul><li>Internet Relay Chat (IRC)‏ </li></ul>
  14. 14. What's Your Niche? <ul><li>What makes you unique? </li></ul><ul><li>What sets you apart? </li></ul>
  15. 15. Can you Communicate?
  16. 16. With Your Peers
  17. 17. To Management
  18. 18. Are you Networking?
  19. 19. Social Networks Get Discovered!
  20. 20. Recap <ul><li>Employers : Plot, Characters, Action, Victory/Defeat </li></ul><ul><li>Job Seekers : Passion, Comptence, Niche, Communicate </li></ul>

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