Tag Archives: Social

State of the Program

Some of the recent things that I’ve found inspiring: 1) Career development, interview tips – https://www.linkedin.com/ is stacked with any kind of articles you want to think of. Another great source of information (surprise!) is reddit.com, their AMA sections are awesome – http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comments/1mid4w/iama_executive_recruiter_are_you_in_the_market/. Passed ITIL Service Strategy exam, 36/40. 2) Life – http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/1k72rz/redditors_in_their_30s_what_was_the_transition/ 3) Entertainment – Sopranos, Breaking Bad… Read More »

Google has you

This has happened last week. For the first time in my live I’ve verbally heard a person saying he is giving up on solving an issue/incident/problem/whatever because he failed finding it in a search engine. This is how ingenuity plummets. P.S. It’s been like 1 month since I’ve started using Bing too; for my taste and… Read More »

techday lv 2012

Techday Latvia 2012 was a great place to be. Superb organization, diverse lectures and friendly people. I’ve been particularly amazed by the following presentation: 10 Deadly Sins of Administrators about Windows Security Paula Januszkiewicz Microsoft Most Valued Professional Although I’ve kept the security subject in sight there are some cool features/known facts that I’ve certainly… Read More »

The art of saying “no”

Saying “no” is one of the core skills everyone should know how to use! The major thing to remember is that in addition to saying “no” it is wise to provide an alternative solution and explanation to why this is a better path to get the result. A lot of guys tend to forget that.… Read More »