Archive | June, 2008

LinkedIn Link-Love

18 June 2008

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There’s a lot going on out there about LinkedIn, the check-your-personality-at-the-door social networking site for business-types. Here’s a few key take-aways for you: The New York Times today speaks about LinkedIn‘s recent influx of capital, and the benefits the site has in being a decidedly-stuffy site for networking among professionals: “LinkedIn gives professionals, even the [...]

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Job Trends: Moonlight, Part-Time Desired by Candidates

12 June 2008

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It’s likely a result of the current economy, but we have noticed a very high percentage of people coming to us and looking for part-time or extra work on graveyards/evenings/weekends. These are generally very talented individuals who like their current job/employer, but are looking for additional work to take on. Likewise, these same people are [...]

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Wanted: Real, CREATIVE ways to cut commute costs. NOW.

9 June 2008

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I saw an email from Yahoo’s Hot Jobs career center just now and clicked hoping for some great advice on cutting my commute costs. Well, lets just say what I read was, um, more of the same: Take the bus Carpool Ride your bike Telecommute With oil predicted to hit $150/barrell in a month, and [...]

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Don’t Be A Know-It-All

9 June 2008

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A provocative post about Helicopter Parenting on Modite this morning reminded me of some advice I frequently give to job-seekers, but I don’t know that I’ve ever really mentioned it clearly here. Don’t lie. Admit when you don’t know something… but immediately prove to me that you can assemble the resources to get it figured [...]

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Job Posting: PHP/MySQL Programmers. Symfony, RAD experience needed

4 June 2008

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SOS Engineering & Technology is immediately seeking several qualified PHP/MySQL programmers to work on exciting new projects. We are seeking both candidates for front-end and back-end development, including architecture. Front-end programmers must have mastery of HTML, AJAX, CSS and JS. PHP knowledge preferred. Back-End programmers must have no-less than reasonable experience with PHP4/5, MySQL (LAMP [...]

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