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Freelance — Front-end HTML/CSS Developer

27 September 2007

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Contractor needed who can take designs from client in Adobe Illustrator or Photoshop formats and turn them into website layouts. Strong standards-based xHTML, JavaScript and CSS knowledge, some AJAX helpful. Server-Side scripting NOT needed, though might be helpful… NOT going to be used. A few years experience and visible portfolio or code to prove you […]

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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.

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Providing Professional References

29 August 2007

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When you’re asked to provide professional references, how should you do it?  Here’s a super-brief primer–just three things: Never give out your references’ contact information blindly.  Be sure you’ve got something real going on before just doling out people’s home phone number or connection information.  For one, it’s not polite and doesn’t show your references […]

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EVENT: Speaking on Mid-Career Development at PLUG Wed. 8-7

7 August 2007

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Wednesday this week, I am speaking on Mid-Career Development at the Provo Linux User’s Group, which meets at United Online in Orem (directions, etc). Date: Wednesday Aug 8, 2007 Time: 7:30 PM Location: United Online PLUG: This month we have a unique guest presenter coming to PLUG. Robert Merrill from SOS Technical is coming to […]

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Women Who Negotiate Salaries are ‘Less Nice’?

30 July 2007

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MSNBC’s Shankar Vedantam notes in an article published today that research shows men are more aggressive than women in asking for a raise, which some may say is common-sense. However, some other very interesting things come out of the article, and, from the perspective of someone who is tasked with making hiring and firing decisions […]

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How to get hired… in Second Life

7 July 2007

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Cory Edo of Electric Sheep company tells us how an artist should go about getting hired (if they wish) full-time in Second Life, the raging virtual world becoming quickly part of our own world. “You’re ready to make the jump. You want to work in SL full time doing what you love – building, texturing, […]

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Four Ways to Spoil A Relationship

29 May 2007

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I am a little steamed about this, so be forewarned 😉 There’s no question that our candidates are dealing with multiple offers from multiple companies. With unemployment this low, they’re smart to try and play their cards, deal their hands, and get the best offer at the best price. Ok, no problem… But there are […]

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Now Hiring… Right Now!… Now! Now!

19 April 2007

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Had your “Now Hiring” sign up for a while? You’re not the only one… Utah‘s job growth rate stays ahead of nation State is pulling in workers from around the country By Lesley Mitchell The Salt Lake Tribune Article Last Updated: 04/17/2007 11:35:32 PM MDT Utah‘s economy clearly was supposed to be slowing down in […]

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5 Worst Interview Mess-ups

12 April 2007

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Thanks to a coworker who passed this link along: Five Worst-Case Interview Scenarios You thought you were prepared for that interview. But sometimes even the best laid plans can’t ward off unexpected disaster. Besides having a getaway car waiting to quickly whisk you away from an awkward situation, there are ways to overcome even the […]

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Manage Your Career for LIFE – Promotion Ends Monday April 9

3 April 2007

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Lifetime Career Management Tool: $99 through Monday 4/9 I don’t hide the fact that I like Jibber Jobber’s career-management tools. It’s about time that job-seekers have access to the same contact-management tools and resources that recruiters and companies have. I personally know the owner, Jason Alba, and I think his work is excellent. Furthermore, I […]

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