Posts Tagged with "Awareness"

SOS Technical: Local Utah Recruiting Strength

Thursday, March 8, 2007

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Of course, with what I do, my employer often comes up in my blog. We recently published a new flier that explains some of the reasons why I feel we do so well against our competition here in Utah. Here’s some of that information, or you can download the flier yourself. About SOS Technical SOS […]

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TOMORROW: Legislative Leadership Breakfast

Thursday, February 15, 2007

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You are invited to join UTC for an Industry Breakfast with Senate President John Valentine and House Speaker Greg Curtis. This is a unique opportunity to join with your peers to discuss the hottest tech issues on Utah’s capitol hill at the height of the legislative session. Seating is limited so register early! Pres. John […]

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Twitter Me This – Why Hyper Connected People *Need* Twitter

Tuesday, February 13, 2007

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Last week, I had a rather enjoyable lunch with Jeff Barr, Chief Evangelist for Amazon Web Services (aws blog). He mentioned twitter as his way of “broadcasting” updates to his colleagues and acquaintances about what he’s up to. It’s a one-to-many way to broadcast what’s up in your life, and keep people informed about you […]

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Tips for Corporate Blogging

Friday, February 9, 2007

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Novell’s Bruce Lowry shares some thoughts on Corporate Blogging he gleaned from a meetup he attended in SF last night. Mauro Lupis list of keys for successful corporate blogging started with passion for the subject, talking to people (not consumers), and being credible. (source) I would agree, as I think those things have been the […]

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Why Facebook Gets My Lovin’

Saturday, February 3, 2007

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I have a new desktop, and it’s NOT from google. Of all things, it’s a social networking site that actually delivers on the promise of what that means–a simple, fun way to keep tabs on people you know and people you care about. Yep, it’s Facebook. In the last few weeks, I’ve been so passionate […]

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Jobless rate: All-time low

Monday, November 27, 2006

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The Salt Lake Tribune published an excellent article on Utah’s current record-low unemployment rate: State’s extra-tight employment market makes businesses scramble to find skilled, experienced staff By Bob Mims The Salt Lake Tribune Article Last Updated:11/15/2006 01:19:14 AM MSTJoblessness in Utah is at a record-low 2.5 percent, statistically equating to full employment for the state. […]

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The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Thursday, November 9, 2006

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(Alternate title for this post: “If you shout your job-ad in the forest, will anyone hear you?“) A great Utah County company, Mozy, recently held a competition to find and reward top local programming talent with a $10K prize.  Their intention was to use this as an avenue to locate potential employees.  It’s a great […]

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Lying Through Your Job Posting

Tuesday, November 7, 2006

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Employers complain at-times that they "just can’t find the right people".  They’ve posted job ads, emailed their network, schmoozed their employees for referrals and they keep ending up with the wrong candidates in the interviews. Maybe the wrong people are showing up because you’re lying about what you really want. Time and again, I find […]

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Google Docs for Job Posts

Monday, November 6, 2006

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Heres’ a great idea from a local company using Google’s free online documents tool Google Documents & Spreadsheets to post online job ads. Why this is a great idea: Postings on job-boards expire–and you can’t control them well. This format allows you to keep control. Add, edit, delete whenever you like. Google will likely index […]

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Tips for More Effective Job Postings

Saturday, November 4, 2006

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I received a newsletter from TheLadders.com (a free-for-recruiters job-board for $100K+ poisitions) detailing some tips on more-effective job postings. Tips for More Effective Job Postings Some of these are specific to TheLadders.com, while some are more general, but all will get you a more targeted, qualified response to your job postings. 1. Be Detailed. The […]

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