New Facebook Page Design & Layout for 2016 (with dimensions)

New Facebook Page Design & Layout for 2016 (with dimensions)

As of this morning I’ve started seeing a new Facebook Page layout. This is currently being rolled out in stages around the world, or Facebook are testing it with a smaller audience to see whether the new design is more effective than the current. Note that the change is currently user-based and not Page-based, i.e. I can currently see it on every Facebook Page that I visit, whereas under another...
How I fell in love with a Škoda Liftback

How I fell in love with a Škoda Liftback

In my role, I’m fortunate enough to work with a wide range of vehicles. I occasionally get to experience those vehicles for myself so that I can better understand their appeal for a certain market. Typically, I’ll just go for a short drive in a vehicle during work hours, but sometimes I’m lucky enough to take home a vehicle for the weekend. That brings me onto the Škoda Octavia RS...
Review of the Huawei Smartwatch

Review of the Huawei Smartwatch

A colleague of mine (hi Steve) bought a Pebble smartwatch, just as they came out in New Zealand. Despite all of the competitor products that have rolled out onto the market, he still loves its simplicity and dependability. Although, more than anything else, he seems to love the watch face that he’s set. The one with a cat whose eyes move. Aside from having a play with Google Glass...
How I slashed recruitment costs for my boss

How I slashed recruitment costs for my boss

Background: When I started with our group, we were already recording our group’s job ads in a spreadsheet for invoicing purposes. With a few listing templates in the archives, placing the ads were treated as a necessary evil and like a fixed cost that couldn’t be optimised. Assigned to post the job listings and keep the spreadsheet up-to-date, I quickly realised that services such as Trade Me Jobs and...
Trade Me Website Update

Trade Me Website Update

As of today, Trade Me have launched a refresh of their website’s home page. Key changes include simplifying the main category browser, removing ‘Services’, ‘Travel’ and ‘GiftFinder’ and adding colour tags for ‘Categories’, ‘Jobs’, ‘Motors’ and ‘Property’. On top of that, the original listings of ‘New on Trade Me’ and ‘Featured Listings’ have been replaced with colour-coded Featured Listings from each of those main categories along with more graphical...