Mike Gerrie

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Eight Things You Should Do On LinkedIn As Soon As You Get Laid Off

After I posted a story last week with the headline, “What To Do As Soon As You Get Laid Off,” I hosted a chat on Forbes’ LinkedIn page and fielded questions and comments from readers. One comment came in from UK-based Jack McLaren-Stewart, who works in sales for a company called Imprima, which runs …

Are You Being Misunderstood? 3 Interview Mistakes You Might Be Making

When I meet a candidate for a critical, high-level role, I want to get a feel for how that person's mind works and their overall attitude, not what's on their resume.<p>If you're at a point in your career where you're interviewing with a company's most senior leadership, the conversation won't focus …

100 Useful Web Design Tools For Creative Entrepreneurs

Whether you’re a designer in an agency, freelancer or entrepreneur, you use a variety of design tools to get the job done.<p>In the past couple of years, I cofounded a startup, a design magazine and worked with several businesses and individual entrepreneurs. I have tried hundreds of different tools …

Graphic Design

5 Essential Elements of Modern Website Design Every Small Business Owner Should Know

Modern website design is a moving target, as designers and marketers constantly push to find better ways to display information and attract the attention and patronage of visitors. That said, in recent years the following elements have each come into their own as indispensably features of modern …

The Freelancer’s Guide to Flipboard

As the CEO, CFO and sole employee of a one-person startup, the freelancer must be motivated and multifaceted, managing the work, identifying new opportunities for income, and mastering the delicate art of self-promotion. Here are three ways Flipboard can help.<p><b>1. Make a digital portfolio</b><br>Sure, a …

Canadian banks helping clients bend rules to move money out of China

Some Canadian banks allow wealthy Asian investors to skirt Chinese law by helping them bring in large amounts of money that is often used to buy real estate in Vancouver.<p>Financial institutions in the area have flagged more than 8,200 suspicious transactions since January, 2012, the year China began …

NICE Actimize launches AML Essentials for mid-sized FIs | FinTech Futures

Cenk Ipeker, head of NICE Actimize’s Cloud<p>NICE Actimize hopes to muscle into the mid-tier banking sector with the launch of AML Essentials, an …

Global Anti-money Laundering Software Market 2016-2020 - Market to Grow Steadily at a CAGR of Around 11%

DUBLIN, April 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --<p><b>Research and Markets</b> has announced the addition of the "Global Anti-money Laundering Software Market 2016-2020" …

Survey Roundup: False Positives Hamper AML Efforts

A survey of 812 anti-money laundering professionals found 47% said too many false-positive alerts hurts their confidence in client-screening of data accuracy.

Consultation on AML and terrorist financing crackdown

The six-week consultation has been announced ahead of next month’s global anti-corruption summit which prime minister David Cameron is hosting in …

Global Legal Advice - International Law Firm

Upping your game<p>Helping you succeed globally<p>Concerned about cybersecurity, cross-border M&A or fraud? Preparing for May 2018 GDPR deadline? Join us …

‘Consent’ defence could go as part of AML reforms

An ‘inefficient’ statutory defence available to solicitors who report suspicious activity could be removed as part of the government’s plans to …

Blog Footer Bringing Down Your Site? Get it Right With These 50 Examples

<i>Footers are normally the last element in a website’s structure to get a little design love.</i> They often are a forgotten block, filled with copyright …

Visual Design

Take Initiative to Invite Your Colleagues Out and Network On Your Own Terms

Not everyone is on board with company outings and work-related social events. They’re also important to your career. If you’re having trouble saying …

What to Put on Your Resume When You Have No Relevant Work Experience

Your dream job just got posted, and you’re super excited. There’s just one problem: You literally have zero relevant work experience. Whether you’re …

Employment

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30 Best Websites to Learn Design and Development

<i>This article originally appeared on</i> <i>Despreneur</i><i>.</i><p>Some of the benefits of online education are really focused on money, personal time management, pace …

5 Warning Signs That You Are Failing at Photography

Are you struggling to make it as a professional photographer? Here are the top five warning signs that your career is headed for failure, and how to …

Landscape Photography

You're Tying Your Shoes Wrong

You're Tying Your Shoes Wrong<p>via bloomberg.com<p>Most people don’t think about alternative shoe-lacing and knotting techniques once they master the typical bow knot. But growing up sometimes requires different shoes for different occasions, and lacing systems that are more advanced than bunny ears. In …

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50+ incredible freebies for web designers, May 2015

We’re constantly amazed at the generosity of designers and developers who release exciting, inspiring products out to the web design community on a …

Google's AboutMe Page Manages What Information People Can See About You

Even if you don’t use Google+, you’ve probably entered a bunch of information into your Google profile from various places. Now you can manage it all …

Ottawa loses more bidders for wireless auction set for 2014

The federal government has lost two more bidders for a pivotal auction of wireless licences next year.<p>Industry Canada announced late Friday that Victoria-based Vecima Networks Inc. and 1770129 Alberta Inc., a company headquartered in Calgary that controls Corridor Communications Inc., have both …

These Hands-On Classes Teach You HTML, CSS, Online Privacy, and More

If you’re looking to learn HTML, CSS, or JavaScript, why online privacy is so important, how Creative Commons works, or the basics of good password …

Online Life

Time Spent Judging Others' Mistakes Is Time Not Learning From Your Own

It’s easy to get hung up on someone else’s mistakes. From the outside, you can see all the ways they could’ve done something differently. It’s so …

Is Making Our Children Happy Really Hurting Them?

My husband walked through the door with a furrowed brow and steam coming from his ears followed by our eight year old son with tears in his eyes and the same furrowed brow. What has happened now?<p>My son yelled, "Dad's mean!" My husband countered, "Go to your room!" My husband just bought the latest …

Jonathan Kay: Blue Jay epic was baseball at its most baseballiest

“This is honestly one of the weirdest things I have ever seen at a baseball game,” I tweeted from the cheap seats of Rogers Stadium during the crazy …

Baseball

Beginnings

“We are always in the position of beginning again.”<br>– Michael Foucault

Top 10 Tips for Better Writing

Writing is a great way to express yourself, work through your own thoughts, and all-around exercise your brain. In honor of NaNoWriMo and writing …

The one thing every programmer should do to succeed in the tech industry, according to an ex-Microsoft engineer

Borozdin had one piece of advice for aspiring engineers and developers.<p>"I would advise folks in software to do one thing, and that's write," he told Business Insider. "Learn how to write ... It's actually useful. You need to know how to express yourself. And it's really tough for a lot of engineers …

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