Archive | May, 2008

Four-Day Workweek Gaining US Popularity?

31 May 2008

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Photo by Yandle. Licensed under Creative Commons license 2.0. The Green Autoblog reports that the US workforce may be switching to a four-work-day week in response to higher gas prices and pressure to be smarter about requiring commutes. They point to this reuters article explaining how the four-day week is becoming a benefit in otherwise […]

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Calendar: May CTO Forum Friday (Tomorrow)

29 May 2008

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One of my favorite events each month is coming up tomorrow (Friday, 5/30). Phil Windley’s CTO Forum/Breakfast at the Novell Cafeteria in Provo (map). View Larger Map Anyone interested in how information technology is used to build products or run companies. Despite it’s name, you don’t have to be a CTO to attend—just interested in […]

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Does Your Personal Brand Make Sense?

28 May 2008

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I laughed at a post from Not Hired called “Brand You–NOW WITH EXTRA ANNOYING” but I think there’s a lesson to be learned here… does whatever you are branding yourself to be actually make sense? Or really, when you boil it down, are you just talking without anything to say?

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Developing a Network of Passive Seekers

6 May 2008

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I saw this plate the other day… A few days ago, I wrote about how hard it is for good, employed job seekers to search for new work while retaining anonymity. But what if a candidate is not really “looking”, but also wouldn’t pass up the right opportunity if it, well, fell in their lap…? […]

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Where are the Girl Geeks for the Tech Jobs?

3 May 2008

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Girl Geek discussion at BarCamp London A few days ago, I was part of an interesting conversation. I had a lunch meeting with three managers of a department for one of my clients. One (male) had just completed several first-round interviews with candidates I had provided. Another manager (female) asked him a very simple, but […]

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Hiring: Senior Application Developer US-UT-SLC (Draper)

2 May 2008

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Our client is immediately seeking top candidates to help fill a key-critical Senior Application Developer/Engineer position in their Draper, Utah office (Salt Lake City Metro Area). This is a Direct Hire opportunity with our client. This position will be highly visible within their company, as you will report directly to VP-Engineering. Experienced software engineers with […]

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