An Offer you CAN’T refuse. Career advice AND Free stuff/Contest


I’ve been talking about the resources available to you at some of our sites for a while now. I keep on talking about this one called Microsoft Virtual Academy a lot recently – and there is a reason. 

  • IT’S FREE (as in beer)
  • It’s Consumable Chunks of video interviews / screencasts / interviews talking about current and upcoming technologies that can MAKE A DIFFERENCE in your career and skillset. 
  • It’s backed up with Bragging Rights / points.  Impress your friends / family / colleagues.
  • Plus, the first 500 people to sign up get a free MVA t-shirt.

TO sweeten the pot even FURTHER – We’ve put together an incentive / contest for a Sweet looking “Tech-Tastic” Prize Pack. (OK – the marketing guys came up with that name – I didn’t Smile


The Tech·Tastic Prize Pack includes:

  • a Toshiba 15” laptop
  • an Xbox 360 with Kinect
  • a Samsung 40” HDTV

and more!

But there is work to do.


You aren’t just doing this to win – you’re also learning new skills and technologies AND you are downloading software to install and run in your lab environments / trial environments. Right? I want to see what you do with these new found powers.  Send me an email ( with your experiences / lab creations and MVA score and I’ll feature it here on the blog for all to see!!! Ultimate Bragging Rights Baby!

Contest closes November 30th – 2011.


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Comments (2)

  1. Ed says:

    As usual Quebec residents are excluded from the contest….

  2. @Ed

    Long story made short – it got missed during the internal review by the team to notice that our agency didn't include Quebec in the drafts, planning and setup.  I promise that it won't happen again with the next opportunity.  

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