Developers and Creatives: Staff Picks

This week, we recognize our favorite developers and creatives. These Staff Picks tackle new ideas in unconventional and exciting ways. They utilize their Backstories and Collections to give people a look into their career paths and to keep track of people who inspire them.

Heading off our post is Carlos McCants, an ambitious go-getter and a two time first-generation college student. Carlos uses his Backstory to describe his work experience founding his own clothing company and working as a Development Coordinator at Arkansas State University. 

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Using about.me for Discovery

While about.me is a great tool to make a beautiful page that showcases who you are, it was also created to discover new people and make connections. And you just never know who you’re going to find! Not sure how to start using about.me to discover others? Try searching for your school (high school, university, graduate school) or interests. I discovered Jason Toff‘s page (in our header photo) because of my affinity for bubble tea.

As you search, don’t be afraid to follow your whims. Click on other people’s interests, swap your different search terms, get lost among amazing pages.  Exploration and serendipity lead me to find Ľubica Stančíková‘s page which immediately stood out because of her stunning photo.

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