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More Flexibility in the Workforce: A Catalyst for Growth?

12 December 2012

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Sallie Krawcheck poses an interesting question on workplace flexibility in LinkedIn’s 50 Big Ideas for 2013: The US economic recovery is tepid at best, with growth in short supply. At the same time, progress on gender diversity has stalled, with the number of women in senior roles plateauing. Solving the second challenge can help the [...]

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The Bad ‘Employment Brand’ Video from Vimeo (That Actually Tells the Truth)

22 August 2012

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Vimeo, the video sharing company, posted (like lots of companies) a video promoting what it’s like to work there. But, unlike most company “work here” videos, this one is full of odd, awkward moments and is likely pretty realistic. It’s somewhat like watching The Office, when that awkward moment happens and normal tv shows would [...]

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LinkedIn: Indicator of Internal Company Mood #recruitertips

22 June 2012

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Recruiters know that LinkedIn often shows a company’s internal mood better than any press-release promising change, earnings statement, news report of miraculous new focus or analyst briefing. See/Share: http://bit.ly/LbyR2y

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Size Matters? How Big is your Ideal Company?

20 March 2012

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  Here are interesting insights into where people would want to work if they considered only the size of the company. Interestingly, while it’s pretty ev Related Posts:Layoffs and Restructure at GoogleHow is the Economy and Recession Affecting *YOU*?Utah Jobs GrowingFive Factors Affecting Your FutureNew Feature: Apply For Jobs with Your LinkedIn Profile

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Salary Infographic 2012

6 March 2012

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How are salaries shaping up? Take a look at PayScale’s annual infographic on the matter: Related Posts:Wanted: Real, CREATIVE ways to cut commute costs. NOW.Size Matters? How Big is your Ideal Company?Still Sending Out Resumes? You’re Doing it WrongSeeking Advice on Salary NegotiationsLayoffs and Restructure at Google

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Still Sending Out Resumes? You’re Doing it Wrong

25 January 2012

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Yesterday on Marketplace, Kai Ryssdal interviewed Jai Damian, a hard-working American working part-time though she wants a full-time job.  The article was about her predictions on the State of the Union Address from President Obama that aired later in the evening (Damian shared her comments after hearing the SOTU address in this follow-up piece). The [...]

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Engineering Program Manager at Fusion-io, Salt Lake City, Utah

4 January 2012

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Job Summary Fusion-io is seeking an experienced Engineering Program Manager (Technical Project Manager) to ship high quality products on time. This involves coordinating the efforts of the hardware, software, embedded, and manufacturing teams to create an integrated schedule, and then to drive that schedule to on-time delivery of the products you manage. Strong familiarity with [...]

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Administer Your (LinkedIn) Network

4 January 2012

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Keeping your LinkedIn Network healthy and vibrant is important. Sure, you know that…. but how to keep it up to date (afterall, you have other things in your life to do beside networking all day long!) Well, the easiest way I know how to keep my network working is to use three simple, common touch-points [...]

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Five Reasons Leaving Novell is A Tough Move

29 December 2011

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After two great years, it’s time for me to move on to a new opportunity*. This has been nothing short of a very challenging decision for me as I have loved the time I have had at Novell, even though the ride has been a little, ah, tumultuous, it has been an excellent experience… one [...]

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Making a First Unimpression

7 December 2011

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He probably tells people at holiday parties that he’s a great networker, but I don’t think I agree. A few days ago, I got a networking request from someone that (on the surface) seemed skilled and talented at this game, but his note rubbed me wrong for two reasons: First, in his note, the person [...]

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