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New Feature: Apply For Jobs with Your LinkedIn Profile

13 August 2012

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Some time ago, LinkedIn created a tool to let job applicants apply with their LinkedIn Profile. I am pleased to make this available as an option to companies looking to post jobs with Utah Tech Jobs. This expands my simple goal to connect great talent with great companies and to reduce the “friction” in job application [...]

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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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LinkedIn Inbox Gets Facelift, Power

29 June 2010

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It seems like June is "we-just-updated-our-user-interface" month and LinkedIn follows suit with some nice enhancements. The LinkedIn Inbox is cleaner and easier to manage. They’ve added interactive tabs to keep things simple from the home-page which I like, and some powerful features to help tame the flood of inbound requests (since you are so popular [...]

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Social Networks Keep You In Touch & Relevant: Utah CEO Magazine

7 November 2008

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I was quoted, along with my friend Jason Alba, in Utah CEO Magazine’s november issue, an article called “Making Connections” by Kevin Canterra.  Here’s a snippet: Network success For business professionals looking for a better job or trying to advance in a current ne, “LinkedIn is the [social networking presence] you absolutely have to have,” [...]

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Anonymity Challenge for Passive Seekers

29 April 2008

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Today, I listened to Peter Clayton’s Total Picture Radio interview with Jim McGovern of ItzBig.  In the interview, he addressed something in a way–I am embarassed to admit–I never fully grasped before: The Anonymity Problem for Job Seekers The simple fact of the matter is, the Recruiting Industry has long been too sympathetic to the [...]

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Early Morning SocNet Adds

10 April 2008

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Some social-network administration I’ve been doing includes: I just joined Friendfeed and Lijit. Twitter says Jeff Barr will be in town today, but his Dopplr doesn’t say where. Note that Jeff Barr got me hooked on twitter in December 2006 (woah). I’ve gone through all my little accounts and updated my icons to be the [...]

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LinkedIN Mobile Version now Available

20 March 2008

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I’ve got to say I like what LinkedIn has done lately… cool new features, a facelift and now, access to their systems via mobile phones: [Announcing] LinkedIn mobile for any Web enabled wireless phones that use the wireless application protocol (WAP). What that allows you to do is access LinkedIn from any mobile device ranging [...]

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Introducing Couch Cast, a weekly talk radio show

17 March 2008

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To kick off the new CouchCast.org, a weekly talk-radio show to discuss what’s happening out there, co-hosts Thom Allen, Matt Reinbold and I interviewed Jesse Stay, co-author of I’m On Facebook, Now What, and a co-founder of socialoptimize.com, a social network application consulting firm: Couch Cast Interviews Jesse Stay of SocialOptimize The Couch Cast Crew [...]

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How much is the state of the economy a result of media hype?

8 March 2008

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Kiley Newbold, fellow blogger and colleague, asked the following question on LinkedIn: How much is the state of the economy (I.E. the alleged impending recession) a result of media hype? I am convinced the media plays a major role in stimulating or slowing the economy. Please share your thoughts on this. To what extent will [...]

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Interview Rules for Designers

27 February 2008

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Since I’m currently recruiting for a Web UI & Graphic Designer, the following caught my eye and I thought to share. Jessica Petersen, Senior UI Designer at local tech company Omniture, posted the following to the local Utah Graphic Arts Foundation email list, which I think is a great set of rules for interviewing if [...]

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