Tips to Convert, Split, and Merge PDFs

•June 20, 2011 • Leave a Comment

Recently, I have been working on my digital portfolio for potential employers, and I have had a hard time creating the best format. Through research, and trial & error, I believe I have. To apologize in advance, I am not sure if I want to share all my secrets, but I will share a few tips that will help you create your ideal portfolio.

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My Heroes. Radiohead: “OK Computer”

•May 25, 2011 • Leave a Comment

“On October 18, 2009… I found my heroes.”

Back in August of last year, I was in Books-A-Million, looking for some inspirational books to read in my spare time.   In my search, I ended up in the “Music” section where I came across this book entitled, “25 Albums That Rocked The World”.   It was, essentially, the publication’s, Omnibus Press, opinion on the 25 most culturally influenced albums ever created, with a detailed summary of  each album and its impact. It was only $15 dollars, so I decided to pick it up.

Listed were some of the obvious choices: The Beatles “Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band”, Michael Jackson’s “Thriller, Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon”, and other albums by musical icons such as Elvis Presley, Bob Marley, and U2.

Also listed was this band I never heard of before called Radiohead.  Their album, “Ok Computer” was released in 1997, and was the most recent album listed.  How can an album released so recently be compared to giants such as “Thriller” or “Sgt. Pepper” who have stood the test of time, and why have I never heard of them before?

Well, I did not put that much thought into it.  However, if you are familiar with Robin William’s theory of the Joshua Tree, once you are conscious of something, you start to see it everywhere.  Well, I started hearing Radiohead’s name everywhere I went from in dialogue of others, on television, music boards, you name it.  So, I thought to myself. who is Radiohead?

On October 18, 2009, I decided to listen to the album.  That day, I found my heroes.

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The Dreaded Cover Letter

•May 22, 2011 • Leave a Comment

The cover letter is one of the most important pieces one can create in search of their dream job. However, as much as you love the cover letter, I am not sure if it loves us back.

The cover letter is one of those pieces, that you hate to write. Writing one can sometimes feel gruesome and overwhelming; however, with the right tools and perseverance, you can create the ideal cover letter that will allow you to stand out from the crowd.

In a nutshell, the cover letter is a persuasive letter of interest that will help market yourself and explain, “Why they should hire you?”

I will give you all my top 5 tips in writing a successful cover letter!

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Preview of U.N-volved

•February 19, 2010 • Leave a Comment

Here is a brochure I created, which gives a brief overview of U.N-volved and the Universal Noise brand.

U.N-volved Brochure

Don’t know what Universal Noise is? Don’t worry, you will find out soon.

Enjoy the preview.