Resources, guides, and roundups to help you out with careers, community, and creativity.
RESOURCES – CAREER
- Job Basics – Step back and review career basics from a geek point of view.
- The Recruiting Nightmare – Steve rants about how tough it is to be a recruiter and provides helpful, less-ranty tips.
- Epic Resume Go! – A Geektastic guide to how your resume is like a story.
- Steve’s 2012 Job Search – Steve wrote up what he learned during his 2012 job search.
- Skill Portability – Steve’s guide to moving skills form job to job, or career to career.
- The Dark Side Of Do What You Love – Steve looks at why the idea of doing what you love can be a bad thing.
- How Blogging Helps Your Career – The different ways blogging can help your professional life.
- Why We’re Bad At Networking – Trust me, we are.
RESOURCES – GEEK ENGAGEMENT
- A Guide to Fansourcing – Go on and try – or use – fansourcing, the activity of turning to fandom for skills!
- Boost The Signal – How to help promote the things we love.
- Promoting Professional Geekery – How you can promote the Fan-To-Pro ideal.
RESOURCES – CULTURE
- Fan I Am – An examination of fandom culture and identity.
RESOURCES – LISTS
- 100+ Technical News and Information Websites – Websites to help you stay informed on technology news and trends, organized by category.
- 100+ Resources for Video Game Professionals – Websites for careers, specific technology, news, and more.
- A list of Professional Associations for Fans, Geeks, and Otaku – Great places to join, look for information, or recruit speakers for conventions and events!
- A list of Geek Resources – News sites, information sites, and geek culture sites.
- Kickstarter – Toys – Rob Barba’s roundup of how to make toys, extras, and tchochkies for your Kickstarter.
- Kickstarter – Online resources for tracking and social media that you’ll want to use.
- Kickstarter – Media Resources – Media resources for your Kickstarter plans.