Archive | August, 2005

Video: Sharing Gas Burden In Utah

31 August 2005

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If gas prices have been on your mind lately, here’s an interesting video about how some Utahns are making a difference.  

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Blog Day 2005

31 August 2005

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Today is Blog Day 2005

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How You Can Help Hurricane Victims

31 August 2005

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Our whole office is somber, as the effects of Hurricane Katrina are felt throughout even Utah’s communities. A quick search on the web reveals that GM’s Vice Chairman Bob Lutz noted ways to help on his blog, several ways to help victims of Katrina. Also, GM is matching employee donations through the Red Cross. Way […]

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Is Blogging Better Than A Resume?

31 August 2005

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Barry Hurd believes a blog is better for a company than your resume. Do you agree? Personally, I agree that your blog is going to give you more details than your resume ever could. And, I will surely pay more attention to a candidate with a well-written blog than simply a resume. However, it may […]

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Freshest If Hired By …

31 August 2005

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The plainest evidence I see concerning Utah’s economy ramping up is the speed with which qualified candidates (especially the top level ones) are being snapped up. It’s almost dizzying. But, it makes sense if you look at the numbers. Such all-around growth explains why hot candidates are accepting and taking new jobs rapidly–for some positions, […]

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Where’s Your Blog?

30 August 2005

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If you’re a job-seeker with a blog, I’d like to know about you. Either leave a comment along with your website’s URL or tag your website with the following tags on del.icio.us: ‘jobseeker’ and ‘blog’ and I’ll track you here

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US and Utah Job Markets Tightening, Consumers More Confident

30 August 2005

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The Center for Economic and Policy Research states that 207,000 jobs were added in July, brining the average additional jobs being added to the US economy to 166,000 over the last three months. CEPR also notes that nominal wages grew by “3.1 percent in the last quarter”, and that the labor market’s tightening has accelerated […]

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Google Identity Strategy

30 August 2005

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Utah Tech Guru Phil Windley blogged on Between The Lines about Google’s Identity Strategy, on the heels of GTalk‘s cool debut: Its nice to think of Google as a bunch of smart people just having a good time and seeing what fun toys they can build, but that misses the fact that they’re also a […]

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Blame Google?

29 August 2005

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The Bugler bring us this snippet: “Google is doing more damage to innovation in the Valley right now than Microsoft ever did,” said Reid Hoffman, the founder of two Internet ventures, including LinkedIn, a business networking Web site popular among Silicon Valley’s digerati. “It’s largely that they’re hiring up so many talented people, and the […]

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Comments On Utah’s IT Consolidation

29 August 2005

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Rep John Dougall notes this on his blog: The Salt Lake Tribune is reporting that the “attorney for the main state workers’ union is advising Information Technology employees not to follow a key step in the consolidation plan outlined by Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. [more] [via] To which David Fletcher replies: There is no grand […]

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