Over 25 million people worldwide have been diagnosed on the autistic spectrum, which can vary from a range of diagnosis within autism. On Tuesday 17 October 2017, there was a documentary shown on BBC Two about naturalist and broadcaster Chris Packham who has Asperger's Syndrome. This is something very personal and close to my heart, knowing that I have … Continue reading Chris Packham’s Asperger’s and Me – Lessons learned
Whilst I have been very up and down with my Makeover Monday contributions as of late due to the never-ending graduate job hunt, Week 42 surprised me a bit as the team pulled out a dataset on Formula E results going from the first season (2014/15) to the most recent season (2016/17). When I first saw the dataset being … Continue reading Makeover Monday Week 42 – di Grassi v. Buemi
It can be hard as a recent media graduate to get that "foot in the door" of securing your first job. However, what I have learned is the importance of creating your own content as a way of marketing yourself instead of applying for every job under the sun and coming with nothing. As someone … Continue reading The power of creating your own content
Rejection, rejection, rejection. We have all been there before when we have been rejected from a job application or a relationship and it can be the worst feeling in the world. Don't despair though, it's all a learning curve as at some point we have been knocked back from something. It's fair to say as … Continue reading You get knocked down, but you get back up again
What does a bench and me have in common? Quite a lot. After graduating from Birmingham City University, I have been in the never-ending fight to secure my first graduate job and whilst I have had secured interviews and come close to getting job offers, it has given me some food for thought. It can … Continue reading Two months after graduating… What have I learned?
As my last few visualisations were music-related, I could not help myself do another viz on the subject and it's on a band I know for their seminal song "Bitter Sweet Symphony", it is The Verve. It's been 20 years since Urban Hymns came out on Monday 29th September 1997, I thought it would be a good idea … Continue reading 20 Years of Bitter Sweet Symphonies – The Verve
Last week, I trained my best friend in website development and management. What struck me was how individuals have different ways of learning whether that would be visual, auditory or kinaesthetic. It got me thinking about my approaches to training and developing new skills for individuals. I must admit, the way that I trained a … Continue reading Developing effective ways of training new skills for individuals