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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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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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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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Finance Cost Analyst and Accounts Payable Clerk, Provo UT 84606

5 March 2011

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Position:  Finance Cost Analyst and Accounts Payable Clerk Location:  Provo, UT Local company seeking a finance professional with or wants to gain valuable experience in Cost Analysis and Accounts Payable, and the capacity to learn and grow. We are immediately seeking a person interested in working in a fast-paced startup environment and who wants to [...]

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Why Do You Work Where You Work?

28 May 2010

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Someone recently asked Robert Scoble if he would continue working at his current employer, Rackspace, if he won the lottery. His gut answer was ‘Yes’, though he didn’t know why until he saw this video from Dan Pink: I wrote a lot more about this including notes on the subject on my ConnectedWell blog, but [...]

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Hiring Good Programmers?

23 December 2009

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I found a good sample of Joel Spolsky’s thoughts on hiring good programmers: The Guerrilla Guide to Interviewing Hitting the High Notes Sorting Resumes Finding Great Developers The Phone Screen This is seriously good content, and some really awesome reading. Oh, and concerning Hitting the High Notes… Remember, there are exactly as many notes as [...]

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Appreciating Your Interviewee

11 August 2008

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Bottom-Line Up Front: Most managers don’t prepare well for their interviewees… That’s why most managers suck at it make mediocre hiring decisions. You’re a busy professional. You have a lot on your plate, your team is working overtime, and that ugly deadline is fast-approaching. Finally, the recruiter calls you with an interviewee. They send over [...]

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4 Factors Creating Utah Workforce Funk

7 July 2008

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There’s no question something interesting is happening with Utah’s professional/technical workforce right now, and I think there are no less than four competing factors at play any business-owner should be paying very close attention to: Real and Wage Inflation Intense Competition for Talent Corporate cost-cutting High Energy/Commute Costs The hardest part to pin-down is that [...]

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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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Developing a Network of Passive Seekers

6 May 2008

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I saw this plate the other day… A few days ago, I wrote about how hard it is for good, employed job seekers to search for new work while retaining anonymity. But what if a candidate is not really “looking”, but also wouldn’t pass up the right opportunity if it, well, fell in their lap…? [...]

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