Yesterday the Creo Parametric YouTube channel hit 3 million viewing minutes. It took about 17 months to achieve 1.5 million minutes and less than 6 months for the next 1.5 million. 3 million minutes equals: 50,000 hours 2083.3 days 297.6 weeks 5.7 years As a former CAD administrator and instructor, I always like to translate this into terms of providing technical support at work: 6,250 work days 1,250 work weeks 25 work years - a quarter century! Thanks to all the viewers, es
"Do you know the Klingon proverb that tells us that revenge is a dish that is best served cold?" I wrote the following quite a while ago and never posted it. Last night a recruiter from this company reached out to me about interviewing for this very same position. In all this time, they either didn't fill the role or hired someone and they left. I'm surprised they reach out without checking the prior history of a person with the company. As a result, I'm posting this now. ___
I just created my 500th video for the Creo Parametric YouTube channel! Whew! We're about to break through another viewing milestone in the next few days. Thanks to all the viewers and subscribers. The two year anniversary is coming up in two-and-a-half weeks. What a whirlwind it has been. Lots more big stuff in the works. Keep an eye out on the website and YouTube channel for more news.
I remember at my last job every time I requested professional development and was denied – which was every time I requested professional development. The usual reasons given were “lack of business value” and that the requested training did not contribute to the performance of my current duties. How about this for business value: employee retention. Professional development is not supposed to help you with your current role. I can already perform my current role. There is an o
I've never understood this: I get several emails every week where someone asks me to send them a link to one of my videos or a playlist. There is a Search button right on the channel home page. If you're asking for a link to a certain video, then you already know it exists, right? Even if you weren't aware of the Search button on the home page, wouldn't you just search from YouTube, Google, Bing, Duck Duck Go, or whatever search engine you use? The playlists are available fro
Since the beginning of the pandemic, people have been discussing the “New Normal” for the workplace that we will resume once a vaccine becomes available, herd immunity is achieved, and we’re able to go back to the office. Things will never be like they were in 2019. But they can be better. Here are three professional situations I have experienced since the beginning of stay at home: · My organization at my former company had a policy of “no work at home.” · Two professional c