Archive | October, 2006

Google Forcing IE over Firefox?

30 October 2006

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Go figure that Firefox keeps giving me problems when I open my googledocs spreadsheet. Internet Explorer (which I have happily stopped using) works fine, but Firefox cuts off after a few rows, no matter what I do… (grrr). Help me, Google! Related Posts:LinkedIN: Im Gonna Have to Block YouNetwork With MeaningMy First iMix: Summertime Mix [...]

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Halloween Hiring

30 October 2006

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What kind of job-market is it when this guy is out stumping for our sister-company, SOS Staffing? Related Posts:My First iMix: Summertime Mix July 2007New Orleans to offer free Wi-FiUtah County a ‘concentration’ of techiesGada.be works for meBYU Named Nation’s Fittest College Campus

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Jobster Makes Networking Fun

27 October 2006

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There’s something wrong when you wake up in the night thinking about a website. Especially if it’s something work-related. But what Jobster has done with the social networking site has made it easy and fun to not only add yourself, but broadcast yourself–and find other people you may be looking for. The site absolutely has [...]

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Thought

23 October 2006

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Most people die before they are fully born. Creativeness means to be born before one dies. Erich Fromm Related Posts:Help Me Promote Utah Tech EventsNetwork With MeaningHow to get hired… in Second LifeMy First iMix: Summertime Mix July 2007What Will You Quit Today?

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CTO Breakfast Thursday 10-26

23 October 2006

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Mark your calendars, the monthly CTO breakfast in Orem is Thursday, 10/26 Related Posts:Top Hires are Problem SolversCalendar: Blogging for Business Conference MondayCalendar: Utah Tech Spotlight — DOBACalendar: Guy Kawasaki Speaking in Utah November 1st, 2007Event: Utah Open Source Conference Underway in Provo

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Do you “Get It” ?

20 October 2006

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When it comes right down to it, one of the hardest things for a recruiter or hiring manager to determine is not what’s on a resume (resumes are not valuable on their own, and it’s too easy to find “resumes”, if that’s your goal). The hardest thing to learn about a potential hire is who [...]

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Top Hires are Problem Solvers

19 October 2006

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Here’s a complete sidenote to what Phil Windley was talking about in his post When You Pick Your Tools, Pick Those That Can Build Tools Programmers should be tool builders. If youre not building tools to make your life easier, youre wasting time. This is one way I sniff out the top software engineers from [...]

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Mitt Romney’s Myspace Page?

18 October 2006

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Not quite sure what I think of this, but it appears that Governor Mitt Romney has a myspace page.  Hmmm. Related Posts:I Can Haz Valentime?Avast! It’s Talk Like A Pirate Day!Jason Alba is very niceFacebook Opens Doors – Privacy Concern?Blog Backup Scare

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Personal Branding 2.0

17 October 2006

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I had the pleasure, today, of attending a great, healthy discussion and training on Using Technology in Personal Branding presented well by Jason Alba, jobseeker advocate and founder and CEO of JibberJobber, an online tool to help you actively manage your personal network–CRM style. He videotaped the event, so I expect to see something online [...]

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Trails.com: Hiking and Camping Trails and Topographic Maps

15 October 2006

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For me, the formula for a good subscription-based web application comes down to a few things: Valuable data/information, very simply accessed (display & UI must be clean, precise) Relevant tools become available as I browse, helping me learn & use more (even if it leads me offsite) Simple cost-structure, equal to my usage. Some users [...]

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