Author Archives: talktoshine

Shine tops the US AppStore Business Category

Wow, Shine just made it to a Featured App on the US AppStore website. You cant buy these places, they’re given by Apple to apps that Apple considers are cool enough 🙂

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When it comes to job hunting, its quality over quantity

Several years ago whilst between contracts I decided I would use the power of a remote virtual assistant to help me get a new job.  I’d successfully used remote workers via ODesk for several years to perform tasks including SEO, … Continue reading

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Use triggers to help you get a new job

Triggers are small events or moments that occur throughout your daily life that remind you to do something. Some of the best marketing campaigns ever have used triggers to associate the marketed product with seemingly everyday occurrences or events, thereby … Continue reading

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The ‘Coffee Shop resume’ CV

I want to home-in on an idea in my previous post about the best time to update your resume or CV and explore in a little more detail one of the ideas it suggests: Using coffee-break time to update your resume. … Continue reading

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The best time to update your resume or CV is…

Over the years I’ve updated my own CV / resume countless times. It’s always a significant investment of time, and its hard to find that time with so many other things competing for it, like: that drink with friends at … Continue reading

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How to think more positively about job hunting

Job hunting can be hard work – I’ve never met anyone who told me it was fun – and when you’re job hunting its easy to succumb to negative feelings and become disheartened.  The major reason for this is that, … Continue reading

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A Book Recommendation

Slightly off topic, but only a little. Here’s a great book if you’re interested in making ideas spread.

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