Purveyor of High-Quality Verbiage

Lisa Vaas is a journalist who analyzes technology and job-hunting strategies.

Archive for February 2011

Safest Career Choices for Developers (If You Don’t Want Your Job To Go Away)

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Mobile development’s the way to move. Nor will you starve if you’re picking up Java or Objective C. Check out the full story on the new Software Quality Connection site—is lovely, ya? Ya!

How to Write a Thank-You Note When You Didn’t Get the Job

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Run your letter through the quiz I wrote for TheLadders to make sure it’s gracious enough to build bridges instead of torching your future job chances.

Thank-You Letter Quiz

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Test your thank-you letter to determine whether it would pass muster with our panel of hiring professionals. Check out the full story.