Dennis Stransky replied to the topic Best and worst government websites that you’ve ever used? in the forum Miscellaneous 6 years, 11 months ago
What makes a good website is nothing more than what makes for a good speech, consider your audience and be brief. Work from the general to the specific. The biggest mistake web builders make is letting someone build it themselves. They may know everything about what they do but no one else in the world thinks like they do. It would be like…[Read more]
Dennis Stransky replied to the topic Another Generational Myth Fail: Millennials Are Not That Especially Tech Savvy in the forum Leadership, Management, Supervision 7 years ago
What a great topic. I am a boomer and my sons are x’rs and y’rs I guess. The youngest grew up with computers and now manages the tech side of a large advertising firm, but I am not sure he could change a flat tire. By definition he is very Tech Savvy. I on the other hand I can fix anything around the house, used to work on cars before they went…[Read more]
You are so right, the problem is that the audience does not know what place is being marked and becomes confused.I would be very interested to hear what the result is when someone does the totally unexpected, like using some other medium besides Power Point, and with the lights on. I may sound skeptical but in a former life I was subjected to two…[Read more]
I couldn’t leave this discussion without two more comments:
I assume that most Power Point presentations are only delivered once, Really? What a waste of manpower and hard drive space.
Knowledge is knowing how to make a Power Point presentation, wisdom is not using it.
I was excited to be on the cutting edge when I first used the Corel Presentation program that came with the Word Perfect Suite back in the early nineties. The concept and possibilities were fascinating. Programs like Power Point have since become a crutch for incompetent presenters and I have abandoned it use almost entirely (only under direct…[Read more]
Dennis Stransky replied to the topic Name your acronym or word? – Stuff Bureaucrats Say – in the forum Miscellaneous 7 years, 2 months ago
Can I buy a vowel?
There are a few basic rules I would like to offer.
Keep it short. One page is best but no more than two.
Black and white only. Most resumes are photo copied a couple of times. Colors etc. get washed out.
Do your home work. Know as much about the organization and the position as possible.
Highlight your strengths as they relate to the…[Read more]
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