Archive | January, 2008

The Next-Greatest Generation?

30 January 2008

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SPOILER: I am going to talk about religion (namely mormonism) and business and millenial generation differences all in the same blog post. If this offends you, may I suggest lolcats instead of the following. No, these aren’t a group of Mormon Missionaries. They’re high school “kids”. And they’re also not dressing up for career-day, or […]

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Monday Munchies — Jan 28, 2008

28 January 2008

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Gordon B. Hinckley, prophet-president of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints died last night. I found out thanks to twitter, followed by the TV news (gasp) as KSL, DesNews and the Daily Herald were down. CNN, MSNBC, etc., eventually got the story up, but hours after the Twitter News Network broadcast was in […]

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Advice for Wannabe Recruiters

25 January 2008

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A colleague new to my company sent me a nice note asking about what words of wisdom I might have. I don’t know about that, but if you’re starting out or considering recruiting, here’s my advice: Start with Heart: Yeah, this sounds so Pollyanna, but think about how much a career means to a person. […]

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I’m So Millenial

21 January 2008

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According to Penelope Trunk’s “What Generation are you a part of?” quiz, I am double the millenial than the Gen X-er I always thought I was by scoring 22 on my test. Does this mean I can no longer have deep-seated fits of grunge-style rage?

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Developing Students for a Competitive Workplace, Request for Comment!

18 January 2008

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Tomorrow, I am speaking to a group of thirty high school marketing teachers as part of the Utah Association for Career and Technical Education‘s mid-winter conference. (This invitation to present is thanks to a referral from Jason Alba who said I am “one of his favorite recruiters” which, for most people, is a very, very […]

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Tools I Can’t Live Without

16 January 2008

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I’m a hyper-connected freak. Its my job to know what’s happening, where, when and how much we’re billing for it. I have no choice but to have it all at my fingertips, and to get from A to Z in as few steps as possible. Want to know my secrets? Here’s a list of some […]

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Job Posting: Contract Senior Recruiter — US-UT-Provo

15 January 2008

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SOS Technical is currently seeking a Senior Recruiter to fill a need for our client in Provo, Utah. This is currently a contract position with good pay, which may become permanent with our client in the future.* The successful candidate will have 4+ years active recruiting experience recruiting technical (Information Technology (IT) & Research and […]

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Collective Status

14 January 2008

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I’m LQTM about the following I noticed in my facebook account just now: Yeah, I know. It’s probably not funny to you. Its just a bit interesting how, when you aggregate enough people together, you can accurately tell whole populations what you ARE doing by simply comparing yourself to what someone else is NOT doing.

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Does Your Boss Know What You Do?

11 January 2008

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Tiffany Monhollon’s question — Does your boss know what you do? — was provocative enough to take a read. Her experience with managers that have enough on their plate that they don’t know everything about your day-to-day processes is normal and expected, if you’re doing your job. A popular management axiom is that an employee […]

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Law of Attraction

10 January 2008

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Betty Mann reposted the following ad she found from The Long Tail blog post “For those of you who didn’t get Rock Band this Christmas” which requires linking both to TheLastMinute and AdGoodness. It’s a pretty funny ad, but you instantly… I mean INSTANTLY get what it’s saying… while you’re laughing about it. We (the […]

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