Tag: job

Operation Gadfly: Bug Minions, Activate!

I have a cunning plan (with apologies to Baldrick).  I’m applying to this job with LibraryThing: “LibraryThing is hiring a bookish, social-media savvy employee. We want someone passionate about books and about book lovers, and […]

Oh, the Irony….

The day after I posted how much I loved living on site at my job, I found out I’ll be cut to 50% next June; that’s effectively a layoff. It was probably inevitable that the […]

More career advice

If you are applying for an internship, you should probably apply for the internship FIRST, before you have a reference letter sent. Especially if we didn’t request reference letters, but names of references. And you […]

Dueling passive-aggressives

One of the cool things about my new job is that I get to manage several units of a research facility. One of the most aggravating things about my new job is that I have […]

Thoughts about my new job

I’ve now spent several days as the n00b here at the station. My office is at the farthest point in the building from…pretty much anything. So, in order to go ask a question, I have […]