Month: April 2008

  • Contracting: Introduction

    Start of a series of articles about me becoming an IT contractor

  • Work: Recruitment Companies – did you know…

    Were you aware that some of the largest IT recruitment companies such as Computer Futures, Huxley Associates, Progressive (all three of which have recently received my CV and details of my contracting abilities: and if you are interested, let me know!) and Pathway (and 8 others) are all part of the same company SThree? I’ve […]

  • Work: Woot – I’ve been incorporated!

    Through UK Plc , I’ve just setup my very own Limited Company. After nearly 11 years of “slightly trading” and being partially self-employed, I am now a director of Beebware Ltd which is a private limited registered company under the Companies Act 1985 in England and Wales. I will soon start to offer PHP, Perl, […]

  • Funny: 60 Things I Am Not Allowed To Do At Work

    Whilst searching for something slightly related, I found (via the almighty power of Google – bow down in its presence!), I found I_Am_Xenon’s 60 Things I Am Not Allowed To Do At Work including such gems as: 6. ‘That’s what you think,’ is not a suitable tactic when attempting to de-escalate an angry customer. 7. […]

  • Rapping Design Hints

    From Central Oregon Web Professionals’ Usergroup via Jake is rapping web design and search engine optimisation hints. Whilst on the subject, my other half is taking enquiries for her Binary Ink web design service: so you don’t need to worry about rapping design hints!