What brought me to WordPress, to commit to installing it and learning all the programs and routines around it? For dozens of years I was a happy Google user. I have a legacy storage account, no reason to give that up; I used Google Buzz for as long as it ran, I boosted Blogger when … Continue reading Traditional First Entry
Your credit score, linked to your national ID, goes down if you post on social media about dissenting political views, discussing history that isn't state-approved.
You're probably looking for my actual professional site, cwwilkie.org.
Now it's over two years after my last post, when I was struggling to find work in Minneapolis. Two-and-a-half years later, my position at my former office has been ended and I'm looking for work once more. What have I learned in all this time? Nobody admires you for pointing out all the typos and … Continue reading Forward, Two Years
We woke up in the Carlton Hotel in Tralee at a reasonable hour and went downstairs for the complimentary breakfast. I had some cereal, a selection of fruit and a fat, watery sausage, and Rebecca had access to gluten-free toast with yogurt and fruit. She was in down spirits: something about the struggle to arrange … Continue reading Ross Castle at Killarney
I'm not getting discouraged, I'm not. Olson has ignored my repeated applications to their Proofreader position, and their HR person has ignored my repeated e-mails directly to her, and now the position has disappeared, but I'm not discouraged. I applied for a copy editing position with Target, and my Target contacts reached out to the … Continue reading Work May Be Found or Created
I just came across an interesting Mashable article. It talks about Klout, the web-based high school popularity contest with fallible metrics, which isn't so interesting, but the article also talks about how to legitimately boost your rating with Klout. And this is interesting only because, once you remove it from this misguided, self-important company, it's … Continue reading The Stronger Online Presence