G Saunders' Whereabouts

Wednesday the 24th:

I'm current with email. Office hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30 - 5:15. If these times don't suit, we can arrange a time that will. Meetings may be 'virtual' via GoToMeeting. Please arrange any office visit ahead of time in class or via email as office hours are sometimes used for meetings or other activities.

Interesting Article: Why Successful People Never Bring Smartphones Into Meetings. Here's another about When You Stop Checking Facebook Constantly, These 10 Things Will Happen.

Have these when you apply for a job or internship: A Portfolio that answers "What did you learn in school?" Technical Curiosity! IS Brand Skills! Develop and pitch skills in UML, Structured Notation, Network/Rack diagrams, Database ERDs and other models pertaining to IS and IT! Always do more than your classes require and put the most polished stuff in your Portfolio! Get Certified! A BS Degree doesn't trump Certificates! Take notes in class and stay involved -- your instructors will appreciate it and be happy to make recommendations when they're needed, otherwise you'll leave no good impression. Think about your interests, talents, and skills. Make your Roadmap to a career that will entertain your interests, and actualize your talents and skills! You need to be proactive in this regard, nobody else is going to do it for you!

About Programming: Peter Norvig says you've only just begun to Teach Yourself Programming in Ten Years; New Relic suggests you learn these Ten Secrets before you go looking for a job.

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