10 Simple Things to Fix in your CV/Resume

Here are ten simple things you can easily fix next time you apply for a job. They’re from the perspective of a hiring manager who has to filter through a bunch of CVs and resumes. When you save your filename, give it a clear and unique file name. The hiring manager is going to receive many applications. Many applicants will submit documents with the filename … Continue reading 10 Simple Things to Fix in your CV/Resume

Mac and Wild, Fitzrovia

Fitzrovia in inner London is home to a great range of interesting and fun restaurants, many with interesting gimmicks and efforts to distinguish themselves from the crowd. Mac and Wild is building a strong reputation as being based upon more than just a gimmick, but rather, demonstrates a comprehensive to sustainably reared and produced Scottish produce. Each menu features a map of Scotland, showing where … Continue reading Mac and Wild, Fitzrovia

My Questions for Interviewing Housemates

I had to interview some potential housemates the other day – it was the first time I’d ever needed to do this, so I did some research into what other people recommended asking.  Rather than just deleting my questions since I don’t need them any more, I thought others might one day benefit from these ideas. In the process of actually conducting the interviews, we … Continue reading My Questions for Interviewing Housemates

Everything is expensive and nothing is amazing

I found this article really persuasive that there’s a problem in our Western societies: …In the past fifty years, education costs have doubled, college costs have dectupled, health insurance costs have dectupled, subway costs have at least dectupled, and housing costs have increased by about fifty percent. US health care costs about four times as much as equivalent health care in other First World countries; … Continue reading Everything is expensive and nothing is amazing

Why Poker Is Good For You

POKER IS GOOD FOR YOUby David Sklansky & Alan N. Schoonmaker, Ph.D. Many people have argued that poker should be considered differently from gambling in general. This argument has been made in discussions of legalization and related topics. Their argument is usually that poker is a skill game, while other gambling games are much less dependent upon skill. We agree, but believe that they have … Continue reading Why Poker Is Good For You