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Be followed When browsed, a pearltree is an exhibition of web pages. There are different ways of sharing this exhibiton: just click “Share” in the “detail” window of the pearl (or pearltree) you want to send -If your friend has a Pearltrees account, click on “share this pearltree in Pearltrees”. Your friend will receive the pearl or the pearltree in his pearlmail inbox -If your friend is not registered, you can post a pearl or pearltree on Twitter or Facebook by clicking “Tweet this pearl” or “Share this pearl on Facebook” or do it automatically by using “Twitter Sync.”. Filed under: Help by Frocaboy on April 16th, 2009

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7 Careers You'll Love that Don't Require a Tech Degree Get Our Free Ultimate Guide to Interviewing For Your First Tech Job Sign up below to get it instantly. Plus, get more Skillcrush news and updates to your inbox! I grew up thinking that if I wanted to get a good job as an adult, I had to go to college and get a degree in the field I wanted to work in. I’ve been writing professionally about web design and technology, entirely supporting myself financially, for nearly a decade now. Instead, I got my start in tech working for a small publishing company where a lot of us wore multiple hats. So many of us hold on to the idea that we have to have a degree in tech if we want a job in tech. Still not convinced? 1. Social media managers are the public face of companies and organizations on sites like Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. Average Salary: $45,260 to $61,000 according to Sprout Social Common Qualifications: These are all qualifications you can meet through experience at other jobs, or through your own personal social media accounts. 2. 3.

How to Start Making Money with Code Before You Quit Your Job Get Our Free 2-Week Action Plan for Launching Your Own Business Fast Sign up below to get it instantly. Plus, get more Skillcrush news and updates to your inbox! No matter how rewarding a full-time job in tech may be, for plenty of entrepreneurial spirits out there, there’s one thing that’s even more meaningful than great pay and solid benefits: working for yourself. Choosing the path of entrepreneurship is without a doubt riskier than holding a 9-5 job, and requires way more sacrifice. The question I’m asked the most (by far) when I meet and speak with fellow tech entrepreneurs is, “How do I know which business I should start?” This makes perfect sense. And if you’re new to tech, you’re probably a little unsure about exactly what business you as a beginner can start. When I set out to start a new business, I always make sure it aligns with both my core competencies and my passions. 1. Web designers are incredibly valuable for technology companies. 2. 3. eBooks 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11.

5 Tech Jobs for Creatives (That Will Actually Make You Happy) Get Our Free Ultimate Guide to Turning Your Passion Into Profit Sign up below to get it instantly. Plus, get more Skillcrush news and updates to your inbox! When I told my family and friends that I wanted to learn how to code, I heard a lot of this: “But why would you want to get into technology? You’re so creative!” They meant well. What if I put in all this time and money to learn HTML and CSS, and then I hate coding? What if this is just another thing I try to do just to make more money, when it will ultimately leave me unsatisfied? And what if I’m just no good? But it turns out that tech is actually an INCREDIBLE field for creative people. Below, you’ll find 5 tech roles that are perfect for creatives. What kind of work you’ll do (and why creatives are well-suited to it!) And the best part? 1. User Experience, or UX, is all about the often intangible experience of navigating a website or app. UX is often lumped together in the same category as UI, or User Interface design. 2. Pssst! 3.

Work From Anywhere: 25 Cool Apps For Digital Nomads, Corporate Escapists, And Loony Adventurers — Life Learning In the past 3 years, I have already run my business from Lebanon, Indonesia, Morocco, Iran, Kenya, and South Africa. Always on the hunt after a stable Wi-Fi connection, but free of fixed working hours. My office can be my bed as well as my favorite local coffee shop. My only tools are a laptop, a smartphone, and a pair of headphones to isolate myself from the noises of the outer world. Technology sometimes fails me. But most of the time, it is technology what makes it possible to keep my dream of time and location freedom alive. 1. Snap a photo of all the important documents you don’t want to carry around. 2. There’s no need to send your proposals or contracts via snail mail. 3. There’s also no rush to look for a lawyer every time you need a simple contract. 4. Protect your data and back up all your valuable files (music, photos, documents) to an external drive or cloud. 5. In some countries, your popular websites (e.g. 6. 7. 8. Organize your to-dos, set due dates, and reminders. 9.

Lou Franco: code, apps, and writings I look at dozens of tech resumes and StackOverflow Careers profiles a day and I’m glad that more of them have GitHub links with some code to look at. In 2011, I wrote that I thought tech applicant assessment should be more portfolio based. I described what I would be looking for as an interviewer — one point was: I could use an orientation: I need a starting place. The bigger the project, the harder it will be to jump in and take a look around. Now that I’ve been spending time in GitHub with the intent of understanding a developer, I can see that I need an overview of the whole repository. I recommend: Create a page with a simple URL on your own domain (e.g. example.com/github) and write a narrative that takes me through your repositories.Link to that page in your resume and in your GitHub profile. What exactly you do on this page really depends on your specific contributions and what kinds of jobs you are applying to.

Crafting the Perfect Cover Letter | Firehose It’s pretty well known that the only thing more important than having a solid resume, is having a solid cover letter. Most of the time, your resume will be something that’s static – it’s not going to change much even if you’re applying to very different companies. Your cover letter, on the other hand, is something you write to a specific company tailored to the specific position for which you’re applying. The cover letter has evolved quite a bit! Cover letters originated during the good-old-days when applying to jobs involved printing out a resume and mailing it in. In modern day, now that jobs are applied to electronically, people approach the cover letter in two different ways. Option 1: Send in a PDF Building a custom cover letter in a word processor and exporting it to a PDF is a good call if you’re not sending it directly to a hiring manager or you’re unsure of who is going to see it. Option 2: Send within the text of the email or in a “message” section What 95% of Candidates Do

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