Archive | May, 2007

Four Ways to Spoil A Relationship

29 May 2007

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I am a little steamed about this, so be forewarned There’s no question that our candidates are dealing with multiple offers from multiple companies. With unemployment this low, they’re smart to try and play their cards, deal their hands, and get the best offer at the best price. Ok, no problem… But there are several [...]

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Seth Godin Shaves Salt Lake City Heads

26 May 2007

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Marketing guru Seth Godin came to Salt Lake City this last Thursday. and not only dropped some serious knowledge, but took a few scalps for the trophy case: Check out the virtual after-party at Ash Buckles blog. Related Posts:Calendar: Blogging for Business Conference MondayCalendar: Guy Kawasaki Speaking in Utah November 1st, 2007Slopecast ‘07 TodaySocial Media [...]

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What Will You Quit Today?

25 May 2007

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Local entrepreneur and Utah web-development consultant Matt Reinbold helped get Seth Godin here to Salt Lake City yesterday. In his book, the dip, Godin explains that quitting certain things is just as crucial to success as doing certain other things. Matt explains: The Dip, as Seth has labeled it, is that point at which more [...]

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Oops. We don’t know you as well as we wish we did

23 May 2007

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Hm. Part of me wants to laugh, another wants to cry. Google’s recruiting department is in the middle of a bloggosphere mud-slinging fest thanks to some less-than particular attention they paid to Amazon’s Web Services Evangelist, Jeff Barr. Today, he notes how the company seeking to organize the worlds information is actually a little disorganized [...]

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Calendar: CTO Breakfast Thursday in Provo

22 May 2007

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Just got this note from Phil Windley re: the monthly CTO Breakfast: Just a reminder that we’ll hold the May CTO breakfast this coming Thursday at 8am. We’re in the usual place–the Novell cafeteria. Some of you are still holding out because it seems so far away, but give it a chance. It’s actually no [...]

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Calendar: Tech Spotlight TODAY – Control4

18 May 2007

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Check out the Utah Tech Spotlight THIS AFTERNOON: …please join us on Friday, May 18th at the

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If Colleges Blog To Recruit, Why Don’t You?

18 May 2007

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I don’t think Steven Rothburg is bitter: Virtually all employment-related blogging is coming out of the offices of job boards and third party recruiters. With very few exceptions, virtually no corporate recruiters are blogging. That’s a real shame as those same corporations are crying the blues about how hard it is to recruit the best [...]

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Classic Advertainment For Geeks

17 May 2007

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I love ads. I hate it when ads are actually so clever and interesting that I waste hours minutes watching them. Defy All Challenges from Microsoft does that for me. I am such a sucker. Related Posts:Senior Web Developer (LAMP/ PHP)Hiring: PHP Developer with Ad Network Experience – FamilyLink.comLayoffs and Restructure at GoogleLaw of AttractionCalendar: [...]

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Yeah, Networking Sucks

17 May 2007

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Jeff Barson, CEO of NimbleIt, notes how much he loathes networking events: So you’re really not much good at networking. You keep a drink in one hand and the other [hand?] in a pocket. You stand against walls. You avoid direct eye contact. You pretty much suck at it and since you suck at it [...]

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World Vital Records Partnerships Announced

16 May 2007

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Congrats to World Vital Records on landing this excellent partnershipread more | digg story 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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