Tue, 19 Aug 2003 20:48:26 GMT

Blogging and the Job Market…. I've been thinking about writing something on this for a while (I'm finding that I'm mentally writing blog posts to work out ideas, but once I write it in my head I don't bother to write it out when I'm… [Epistemographer]

as i understand it, with a surplus of qualified individuals, like in STS, committees look for reasons to not hire a person, blogging is a sufficient reason i would think. i can see it here 'look here, x said y' which could then be taken out of context to kill an application. the way you get a job is not to fire blindly apparently, but to network, when people know you, and know you are good, they hire you unless there is someone else they want to hire. network, network, network.