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Blog Smith is inspired by the myth of Hephaestus in the creation of blacksmith-like, forged materials: ideas. This blog analyzes topics that interest me: IT, politics, technology, history, education, music, and the history of religions.

Friday, July 21, 2017

HIS 105: Economic News

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Resume Tips

My recommendations below are for a professional with 10 to 25 years experience. For those with fewer than 10 years, you're likely better off with a 1-page resume, for those with more than 25 years and at very senior levels, three may sometimes be appropriate. (But seriously, if that's you, you shouldn't be relying on your own typing skills to market yourself.) 

As with any "do-it-yourself" project, the key to success is to not get in over your head. So the instructions below are a simplified version of my best advice, tailored to be achievable by you on your own. If you've got the commitment, moxie, and willpower for "do it yourself", here goes!.... 

Resume Goal 

First, the goal of your resume is to get you an interview for the job. You may believe your resume has other purposes:
  • - To showcase your every achievement
  • - To justify why you're changing jobs
  • - To explain why you've left so many, or so few, jobs in your career
  • - To mention when you received promotions, awards, or recognition
  • - To describe the size of organization or team or budget you had responsibility for
  • - To land you a job offer without an interview
Trust me, none of those are the goals of your resume. Actually, don't trust me. Read our research on how long recruiters spend on your resume. The answer is 6 seconds for the first pass. 

So the goal of your resume is to get you the interview. 

You get the interview by persuading 3 layers of HR people that time spent with you will be worth more than time spent with another candidate. I'll describe below who these 3 layers are -- screeners, recruiters, and hiring managers. 

You'll persuade those reviewers by providing quantifiably proven results that you can do the job very well. 

Resume length and structure 

Your resume will be 2 pages total. (Again, if you have less than 10 years experience: 1 page only.) 

Your resume will be composed of a professional summary and a chronological detail of your professional success. You should have your contact information at the head of the resume, and your educational background at the bottom of the resume. 


Professional Summary 

Your professional summary is a separated list of two or three lines that summarizes your professional ambitions, background, and talents. You'll include 12 -15 phrases of two or three words each in this section. On your resume, you should begin this section with the three or four job titles you want most, and then intersperse the skills and successes... 

Job titles: list 3 to 5 job titles of jobs you would actually accept as your next job. It does not matter that you have never actually had this job title in the past, but it is important that it is a plausible next step in your professional career. A job search that includes both small and large companies will have a broader range of job titles than one specifically focusing on, say, the Fortune 500. 

Examples: VP, Marketing • Director, Marketing • Brand Marketing Leader • CMO 

Professional skills: list 4 to 6 skills that you possess that are important to your success in the jobs outlined above. They should be skills you currently possess and should be "level appropriate". I.e., don't list skills that are obvious or would be assumed for your level. If you're applying for C-suite jobs, listing "time management" or "presentation skills" would be far too junior to mention in your summary. 

Examples: Agile Development • Software Architecture • Engineer Recruiting • Technology Innovation 

Descriptions of your past success: list 3 to 6 phrases that describe your demonstrated past success. Any type of achievements or attributes for which you have received recognition are appropriate. 

Examples: President's Club • Top-producing Saleswoman • Exceeds Quota • Consultative Selling Expert 

Chronological detail of your professional success 

In this section you will provide a chronological detail of your professional success, starting with your most recent job first. Notice the word choices here, please. We are detailing your success. We are not listing your past job titles or duties. We are not describing your staff composition or budget size or administrative systems used. 

Again, your resume is a marketing document and needs to persuade your reviewers that time spent with you will be worthwhile, so we are going to detail your success

You'll have about 30 ~ 40 bullet points across all your current and past positions, and each of these will be a marketing bullet point that will make one persuasive argument on your behalf. 

After you list company name, employment dates, and your title for each role, the bullet points will be distributed as follows:
  • Your most recent, most important, job gets 8 bullet points.
  • Your next job also gets 8 bullet points.
  • Your next two jobs get 4 bullet points each.
  • Everything else - all of your past jobs together, even if they were your favorite, most nostalgic, most enjoyable times in your life -- get just ten bullet points total. Nobody is hiring you today for the job you had a decade ago.
It's important to note that this distribution is across each job or title, not company. So if you've been at the same shop for 20 years, you should be splitting up your 30 bullet points across the different job levels and titles you've had. 

The basic structure of a marketing bullet point is a success verb and a number

Every bullet point in your success resume must include a number expressed in dollars, percentages, or a simple, "plain old", straight-up number. 

Importantly, every bullet point in your resume must include a success verb. These are verbs that show success - something got better. So verbs such as increased, decreased, improved, reduced, etc., are what we are looking for. Explicitly forbidden are static verbs -- "managed", "my responsibilities included", "I was hired to...", etc. Verbs that merely describe a fact of the matter rather than show you in a heroic light. 

Rather than leave you wondering what success verbs might be, I'll give you a precise list of 24 verbs you can use on your resume. The simplest way to do your resume right is to use these, and only these, verbs. 

This seems boring, but it really doesn't matter. Unless you are applying to be a thesaurus writer, nobody cares how clever your success verbs are. The millions of hours lost each year to professionals like you looking up synonyms for "improved" is a complete waste of time -- none of the three layers of reviewers are grading you for verbal facility. 

List of Success Verbs
Achieved
Added
Awarded
Changed
Contributed
Decreased
Delivered
Eliminated
Exceeded
Expanded
Gained
Generated
Grew
Improved
Increased
Introduced
Maximized
Minimized
Optimized
Produced
Reduced
Saved
Sold 

So your typical 8-bullet point job achievements on your 8-minute resume will read like this:
- Increased x by %
- Decreased x by %
- Improved x by $
- Reduced x by $
- Introduced new x that led to # more....
- Eliminated old x that led to # less...
- Successfully added # new x....
- Achieved the removal of # new x... 

"x" can be profits, costs, clients, vendors, products, practice areas, strategies, risk, volatility, etc. 

And, of course, it's important to have a number, dollar, or percentage increase / decrease mentioned in each bullet point. You'll be surprised at how many you can write using this template, and how this process jogs your memory for all the great stuff you've done... 

- Increased new customer visits by 17% without increasing ad budget.
- Decreased AWS bill by 42% through improved architecture (vs. 19% industry average).
- Improved revenue per SaaS client by $4,250 through consultative sales training.
- Reduced cost-per-hire by $7,010 through employee referral program
- Introduced 2 new products that led to 2,500,000 increase in MAUs.
- Eliminated old systems that led to a 75 FTE reduction in offshore headcount.
- Successfully added 3 productive warehouses to our nationwide network.
- Achieved the removal of 5,000 external firm billable hours per year by reorganizing internal staffing. 

But, you might say, I brought amazing non-quantified value to the organization! I introduced Agile Development, led a huge bond offering, brought innovative logistics strategies to bear, or reorganized our selling methodology. 

Yes. I agree those are impressive and important achievements. 

But they are only impressive and important to the extent they are quantifiable. New methodologies, exhibiting leadership, or bringing innovation to a company are interesting to your bosses' bosses only to the extent they improve, quantifiably, the outcome of the company -- more users, more revenue, faster turnaround, higher client satisfaction. 

In the interests of getting you out of here in 8 minutes, however, I'll make a concession. You get 3 "mulligans" -- three bullet points in your resume where you don't have to produce a quantifiable result. That'll be our compromise, OK? 

Overall, the above outline is remarkably simple because the job search process, despite all the anxiety and confusion, is remarkably simple. You want to do work similar to the work you've done before but at a new place and a new level. To do so, you need to explain to new people what can give them confidence that you will be able to contribute to the new team. The easiest way to do that is to share numerical data that show you have contributed in the past and can, therefore, contribute in the future. 

Your audience 

Your resume is a marketing document that needs to get past three people to get you your interview: 

junior resume screener who is comparing your resume to a list of skills, titles, or companies that he or she is given by the recruiter. Overly clever resumes or cutesy positioning can really kill you with this person, because they don't understand the nod and the wink that comes with writing "Chief Bottle Washer" when you really mean "Co-Founder". For these reviewers, the choice of phrases in the professional summary is especially important. 

recruiter, whether internal or external, who, on average, will give your resume 6 seconds first screening. And then, later, another 2 - 3 minutes to make sure you're worth presenting to the client or hiring manager. By giving them easy-to-digest numbers they can share with the client or hiring manager, you make it much easier to present you, rather than a different candidate, for the interview. 

The hiring manager who will be interested in finding out "what can this person do for me and my team in the next year or two." This person will review your resume in more detail. She will be looking for indications that you have previously solved the types of problems this job will have to deal with. 

Your goal is to quantifiably prove that you can. Numbers are the most persuasive friends you have in this situation. Every bullet point spent on describing historical circumstances, promotions, or scope of responsibilities is wasted and lost on a hiring manager. 

Eight minutes to a better resume 

By following the above, you'll be in a much, much better place than with other methods of do-it-yourself resumes. Of course, there's a lot of nuance that 8 minutes can't get you, but the above is ⅔ of the way there. 

Muslim Medical Fraud

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Muslim Cop Kills

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Thursday, July 20, 2017

President Reverses Obama's Anti-Christian Immigration Policy

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Muslim Cop Kills White Woman

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Captain Says Obama Lied About Bin Laden Raid

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Aliens Died: Earth Life Miraculous

Aliens already died: does that suggest that life beginning on earth was miraculous?

http://news.yahoo.com/we-havent-found-aliens-because-theyre-all-101856411.html

Aliens

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Monday, July 17, 2017

Introduction to Buddhism, 3:05, FlowVella

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Buddhism

Sharia West

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Sunday, July 16, 2017

“Case Study: Religious Liberty in the Administrative State”

Overview:

Post-1960s Progressivism has steadily eroded religious liberty and the freedom of association in America. Measures such as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and many anti-discrimination laws express a new understanding of rights that rejects the Founders’ view of religious liberty and the freedom of private associations to govern themselves. Recent Progressivism follows the early Progressive belief that effective freedom requires government to redistribute resources in order to provide equal access to the goods that promote mental development and that make life comfortable. This redistributive agenda is combined with a new emphasis on the empowerment of victim groups, sexual liberation, and an aversion to traditional Christianity and Judaism that requires government intervention in the internal affairs of private organizations. Religious liberty today is divorced from the freedom of association and the free exercise of religion, which the Founders understood to be essential for a free society. 

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Jesse Watters vs. Antifa

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

Reflections

Life

Ian Hunter, Drummer, Steve Holley Interview


A music journalist friend in Tokyo, Glenn Williams who is an English expat, has just posted part one of a fantastic interview he conducted with the great Steve Holley of the Rant Band shortly after their Tokyo shows in January 2015. Steve was back home in New York at the time. I haven't seen this interview before. There are some amazing experiences and memories recounted - many that I have never read or heard before. Steve loves a chat and is an amazing raconteur and really nice guy. I can't wait to read part 2 of the interview :-) Glenn has a very natural and well researched style when he interviews musicians and always gets the best out of his interview subjects. Check out some of his other interviews - you won't be disappointed.

https://www.writerinjapan.com/steve-holley-2015

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

On Religion

كما رأينا الأديان غالبا ما تكون مكتوبة أو حتى الصراع عرضة للعنف.

UK Counter-terror Ad


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Anti-Trump, Pro-Hitler Leftists

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Monday, July 10, 2017

Friday, July 7, 2017

IMF Promotes Sharia Compliant Islamic Finance

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Promotes Sharia Compliant Islamic Finance for the U.S. Treasury

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U.S. Treasury Promotes Sharia Finance

Record Jobs

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Islamist Jihad Against the President

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Thursday, July 6, 2017

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Krishna Battlefield Advice to Arjuna

Krishna Battlefield Advice to Arjuna

Krishna and Arjuna




Thou seest Me as Time who kills, Time who brings all to doom, The Slayer Time, Ancient of Days, come hither to consume; Excepting thee, of all these hosts of hostile chiefs arrayed, There stands not one shall leave alive the battlefield! Dismayed No longer be! Arise! obtain renown! destroy thy foes! Fight for the kingdom waiting thee when thou hast vanquished those. By Me they fall--not thee! the stroke of death is dealt them now, Even as they show thus gallantly; My instrument art thou! Strike, strong-armed Prince, at Drona! at Bhishma strike! deal death On Karna, Jyadratha; stay all their warlike breath! 'Tis I who bid them perish! Thou wilt but slay the slain; Fight! they must fall, and thou must live. Bhagavad Gita 11:32

Hillsdale America 4th

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Sweden's Islamist Civil War

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Assessment in Blackboard

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Pamela Geller July 4th Church


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Islam As Old As America

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Islamberg, N.Y., Islamist Arms Cache

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Antifa Attacks POTUS Supporters in Philadelphia


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Cavuto on Leftist Violence

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Birth Control Causes Transgenderism

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Obama Wrong on North Korea


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Ian Hunter, Whitley Bay Playhouse

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North Korea Intercontinental

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Monday, July 3, 2017

Timothy McVeigh

Timothy McVeigh

Religious beliefsEdit

McVeigh was raised Roman Catholic.[91] During his childhood, he and his father attended Mass regularly.[92] McVeigh was confirmed at the Good Shepherd Church in Pendleton, New York, in 1985.[93] In a 1996 interview, McVeigh professed belief in "a God", although he said he had "sort of lost touch with" Catholicism and "I never really picked it up, however I do maintain core beliefs."[91] In McVeigh's biography American Terrorist, released in 2002, he stated that he did not believe in a hell and that science is his religion.[94][95] In June 2001, a day before the execution, McVeigh wrote a letter to the Buffalo Newsidentifying himself as agnostic. However, he took the Last Rites, administered by a priest, just before his execution.[96][97][98][99][100][101]

Motivations for the bombingEdit

"Why? McVeigh told us at eloquent length, but our rulers and their media preferred to depict him as a sadistic, crazed monster ... who had done it for the kicks".
Gore Vidal, 2002[51]
McVeigh claimed that the bombing was revenge against the government for the sieges at Waco, Texas and Ruby Ridge.[102]McVeigh visited Waco during the standoff. While there, he was interviewed by student reporter Michelle Rauch, a senior journalism major at SMU who was writing for the school paper. McVeigh expressed his objections over what was happening there.[90][103]
McVeigh frequently quoted and alluded to the white supremacist novel The Turner Diaries; he claimed to appreciate its interest in firearms. Photocopies of pages sixty-one and sixty-two of The Turner Diaries were found in an envelope inside McVeigh's car. These pages depicted a fictitious mortar attack upon the U.S. Capitol in Washington.[104]
In a 1,200-word essay[105] dated March 1998, from the federal maximum-security prison at Florence, Colorado, McVeigh claimed that the terrorist bombing was "morally equivalent" to U.S. military actions against Iraq and other foreign countries. The handwritten essay, submitted to and published by the alternative national news magazine Media Bypass, was distributed worldwide by The Associated Press on May 29, 1998. This was written in the midst of the 1998 Iraq disarmament crisis and a few months before Operation Desert Fox.
The administration has said that Iraq has no right to stockpile chemical or biological weapons ("weapons of mass destruction") — mainly because they have used them in the past.
Well, if that's the standard by which these matters are decided, then the U.S. is the nation that set the precedent. The U.S. has stockpiled these same weapons (and more) for over 40 years. The U.S. claims this was done for deterrent purposes during its "Cold War" with the Soviet Union. Why, then, it is invalid for Iraq to claim the same reason (deterrence) with respect to Iraq's (real) war with, and the continued threat of, its neighbor Iran?
The administration claims that Iraq has used these weapons in the past. We've all seen the pictures that show a Kurdish woman and child frozen in death from the use of chemical weapons. But, have you ever seen those pictures juxtaposed next to pictures from Hiroshima or Nagasaki?
I suggest that one study the histories of World War IWorld War II and other "regional conflicts" that the U.S. has been involved in to familiarize themselves with the use of "weapons of mass destruction."
Remember Dresden? How about HanoiTripoliBaghdad? What about the big ones — Hiroshima and Nagasaki? (At these two locations, the U.S. killed at least 150,000 non-combatants — mostly women and children — in the blink of an eye. Thousands more took hours, days, weeks or months to die).
If Saddam is such a demon, and people are calling for war crimes charges and trials against him and his nation, why do we not hear the same cry for blood directed at those responsible for even greater amounts of "mass destruction" — like those responsible and involved in dropping bombs on the cities mentioned above?
The truth is, the U.S. has set the standard when it comes to the stockpiling and use of weapons of mass destruction.
The essay, which marked the first time that McVeigh publicly discussed the Oklahoma City bombing, continued:
Hypocrisy when it comes to the death of children? In Oklahoma City, it was family convenience that explained the presence of a day-care center placed between street level and the law enforcement agencies which occupied the upper floors of the building. Yet, when discussion shifts to Iraq, any day-care center in a government building instantly becomes "a shield." Think about it.
When considering morality and "mens rea" [criminal intent], in light of these facts, I ask: Who are the true barbarians? ...
I find it ironic, to say the least, that one of the aircraft used to drop such a bomb on Iraq is dubbed "The Spirit of Oklahoma." This leads me to a final, and unspoken, moral hypocrisy regarding the use of weapons of mass destruction.
When a U.S. plane or cruise missile is used to bring destruction to a foreign people, this nation rewards the bombers with applause and praise. What a convenient way to absolve these killers of any responsibility for the destruction they leave in their wake.
Unfortunately, the morality of killing is not so superficial. The truth is, the use of a truck, a plane or a missile for the delivery of a weapon of mass destruction does not alter the nature of the act itself.
These are weapons of mass destruction — and the method of delivery matters little to those on the receiving end of such weapons.
Whether you wish to admit it or not, when you approve, morally, of the bombing of foreign targets by the U.S. military, you are approving of acts morally equivalent to the bombing in Oklahoma City ...
McVeigh included photocopies of a famous Vietnam War-era picture showing terrified children fleeing napalm bombs, and of nuclear devastation in Japan. He said in a preface that the essay was intended to "provoke thought — and was not written with malevolent intent."
On April 26, 2001, McVeigh wrote a letter to Fox NewsI Explain Herein Why I Bombed the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, which explicitly laid out his reasons for the attack.[106] McVeigh read Unintended Consequences and said that if it had come out a few years earlier, he would have given serious consideration to using sniper attacks in a war of attritionagainst the government instead of bombing a federal building.[107]

Gutfeld Five on CNN Tweet

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HIS 105: Race, Ministry, Tucker Carlson

Race

Tammy Bruce, Twitter, Tucker Carlson

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Nightmare: Successful President Trump

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Illinois Muslim Only Soccer Games

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Islamist Radical Treason

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Watter's World Citizenship Test

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Sunday, July 2, 2017

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