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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? Related Posts:P.S. *ALL* Interview Questions [...]

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Shadows of Different Colors

24 February 2008

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Several times on Friday, I thought I should have stepped away from the computer and called it good. I was in what I call “clarity mode” in the sense that I had felt threatened by more than one conversation I had, and was ready to duel to the death with anybody who crossed the line. [...]

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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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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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Favorite Books of Utah Business Leaders

3 January 2008

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Connect Magazine recently put out their 2007 Reader’s Choice Awards. For many of the 25 people featured, they each listed an answer to the question: “Which book has had the greatest impact on your leadership style” I thought a compilation of their answers might be interesting: When page loads completely, the links below will take [...]

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Re: 2007

31 December 2007

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[BEGIN: Obligatory post on last day of year that uses a lot of words to say less than something interesting] Before I begin, I want to say clearly that I have been overwhelmed lately by the incredible blessings and joy that have come to me over all the years of my life, and over this [...]

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Calendar: Personal Branding Summit – Free Nov. 8 2007

6 November 2007

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Got a phone? Get registered for an incredible Personal Branding teleconference happening Thursday (two days from when I am writing this) and includes an incredible lineup of speakers from all over the world. This conference is FREE, but you must register, and then get on the phone during the section you want to learn. From [...]

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How to Use LinkedIN

14 September 2007

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Jason Alba, who created the Jibber Jobber Career Toolset, recently wrote a book, “I’m on LinkedIN –Now What??“. Well, I just bought my copy and noticed you can get yours on Amazon… if you want. Review pending… as soon as I consume and digest all of Jason’s delectable networking knowledge. Related Posts:Calendar: Personal Branding Summit [...]

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Clock Building, Not Time-Telling

21 August 2007

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Relevant to my post last week about things to change in the Recruiting industry, I am reminded of a concept in “Good to Great” and “Built to Last” discussing how to build greatness that lasts: Clock Building, Not Time-Telling Of course, it sounds simple on the surface (all good philosophical phrases are) but their implications [...]

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