Archive | March, 2007

Off The Grid…

29 March 2007

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I’m not here. I am going to Zermatt Resort for the weekend. You may want to follow me on my tumblr log, though (if you really have nothing else to do) 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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Technical Recruiting Dictionary

27 March 2007

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I’m always explaining the nomenclature of technical recruiting. It’s not necessarily a well-formed language, but it does have various constructs that are helpful to understand. To make it a little simpler, I’ve gathered some definitions and placed them in a group here on the website called Glossary of Recruiting Terms. Current definitions I have made [...]

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Content, Schmontent

27 March 2007

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I just ran across a very plain website. It had almost nothing on it at all except contact information for the no-nonsense company it represented. The HTML source was 32 lines long. And, just in case a would-be client or employee wondered if someone was going to upgrade the thing and add fancy, schmancy content, [...]

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Brainshare

26 March 2007

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Novell’s Brainshare 2007 convention was last week in Salt Lake City. Novell people were everywhere downtown. I snapped this photo on my way into a Jazz game Tuesday night. Now, go get your eyes checked because you’re seeing double. Related Posts:I Can Haz Valentime?Avast! It’s Talk Like A Pirate Day!Jason Alba is very niceFacebook Opens [...]

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It’s the People, Stupid

24 March 2007

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Recently, I had the opportunity to review my business performance with my colleagues and managers. It was a great experience and I owe a great deal of respect to my region’s leaders who consistently challenge each branch to inspect themselves and make adjustments accordingly. Thanks to that introspection, I am trying to look deeply into [...]

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Blogger Dinner

22 March 2007

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Hanging out at Applebees with some cool bloggers: Connor Boyack Steve Spencer Utah Tech Spotlight is having their first event next Friday. Phil Burns Janet Miners Meiners Who brought a short secret service agent with her Thom Allen Jason Alba Matt Reinbold Mike Moncur & Laura Moncur Ash Buckles Related Posts:Bloggin’ Good in the Neighborhood [...]

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Bloggin’ Good in the Neighborhood – Thursday

19 March 2007

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CALENDAR: Blogger/Geek Dinner Thursday Night @ 6pm until ?? in Salt Lake City, Utah (Draper, to be precise) Thanks to Ash Buckles for blogging this already–some bloggers are getting together this Thursday night to hang out, have some eats and enjoy some company. It’s time for another monthly geek dinner (new location because of construction) [...]

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Email Address Do’s and Dung…

9 March 2007

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Carolynn Duncan of HundredDollarBusiness pinged me today because she came across a job applicant with a very unprofessional email address. The person’s email address contained the word “cowdung” in it. Maybe this person is a professional at it, and I didn’t ask what the position was for… Marketing? Sales? Political Science? but generally, I think [...]

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SOS Technical: Local Utah Recruiting Strength

8 March 2007

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Of course, with what I do, my employer often comes up in my blog. We recently published a new flier that explains some of the reasons why I feel we do so well against our competition here in Utah. Here’s some of that information, or you can download the flier yourself. About SOS Technical SOS [...]

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Recruiting Ninjas

7 March 2007

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Recruiting Ninjas Originally uploaded by robmerrill. A co-worker thoughtfully sent this over to me today, commenting on Erik and my recruiting skills. Not sure about Erik’s santa hat, but I do appreciate the sentiment… oh, and yes, we are this good. Related Posts:I Can Haz Valentime?Avast! It’s Talk Like A Pirate Day!Jason Alba is very [...]

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