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Domo Recruiting Billboard: Offensive? or Just (Really) Bad Taste?

7 January 2013

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A recruiting billboard from Domo along I-15 in Utah County is either offensive or just really (really) bad taste. North-bound travelers on I-15 through Lindon, Utah will find a recruiting billboard from local tech startup Domo that many will find either shocking, offensive, oddly funny or just downright lame. Odd billboards from Domo’s chief, Josh [...]

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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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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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Companies Asking for SocialNetworking Passwords Should be Outed Online

20 March 2012

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I say, if a company wants social media passwords as a pre-requisite to employment, people should be informed about it …online. Social media is a two-edged sword, and companies that think they can hide behind their corporate firewalls and bureaucratic red-tape have much to learn. Maybe, if their entire PR department is managing a reputation crisis over perceived privacy violations, they won’t be so keen on seeing what WE are saying about them?

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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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Using Google Forms to Aid Campus Recruiting

10 January 2012

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Of all the things I have learned about Campus Recruiting, staying in touch with those candidates about current and future recruiting opportunities is crucial. The problem? Managing the inflow of data in a way that’s manageable without your own staff of hundreds. Enter Google Forms, an iPad or other tablet, a smart-phone QR code and [...]

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