• Are you looking to take your career to the next step? Do you have the education and experience needed to land that dream job, but feel unsure about your interview skills? Here's the secret you'll need to ace that interview.

    The fundamental approach I use when interviewing a candidate, and one that has never failed me, is what I call the Airport Test. Basically, it goes like this. Picture yourself stuck in the airport, sitting at the gate, waiting for your flight that's delayed, probably for hours. You grab your Blackberry and return a few emails, make a few calls, trying to make good use of the downtime. But there's only so much you can do, and besides, the woman sitting next to you wants to talk.

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  • All automated demos done (finally!)

    With the addition of the Scoreboard overview, I'm finally done with all of the automated demos. I recommend checking them out - they give a pretty good informal overview of what the software is all about.

  • New Reporting Demo

    I've added a reporting automated demo to the products overview page. It's a little long, but that's because it covers a good chunk of the new reporting functionality. If you haven't seen reporting in CMS yet, it's a must-see.

  • New automated demos on website

    For a little while now we've had an automated tour on our website that takes you through a quick overview of the CMS application. Because it's been so popular, we've decided to add more in-depth automated tours for each of the modules in CMS.

    I just finished with the Strategy Maps demo, making it the fourth one available. You can check it out on our poducts page, but be sure to scroll down to the bottom of the page because I'm working from the bottom up. Only three more to go!

  • Working From Home

    Many employees at Spider Strategies primarily work from home, including myself. I love working from home and I am more productive at home than in an office environment. Still, there are times where my productivity isn't quite where I would like it to be. Here are a couple articles I ran across with some good tips for staying productive while working from home.

    And for a little comedic relief, here is how to not work from home.

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