Posts Tagged with "Cool Tools & Apps"

Two Presents for Job Seekers

Friday, December 15, 2006

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Job-seeker advocate Jason Alba, brainchild of JibberJobber Career Toolset has had plenty of people tell him that they could use a spreadsheet to do everything Jibber Jobber does. Well, ironically, that’s how the idea for Jason’s tool even got started. In fact, Jason’s decided to GIVE AWAY the very spreadsheet he used as a Christmas, […]

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Welcome to the (Tag) Jungle

Sunday, December 10, 2006

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Cue up the Guns ‘N’ Roses in your music player, as TagJungle crept stealthily out of beta sometime late last week. The site, which works hard to bring relevancy to the blogosphere, has a clean implementation and a nice ajaxy interface. Simple to use and full of good feeds and tools, the site looks like […]

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Personal Branding 2.0

Tuesday, October 17, 2006

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I had the pleasure, today, of attending a great, healthy discussion and training on Using Technology in Personal Branding presented well by Jason Alba, jobseeker advocate and founder and CEO of JibberJobber, an online tool to help you actively manage your personal network–CRM style. He videotaped the event, so I expect to see something online […]

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Trails.com: Hiking and Camping Trails and Topographic Maps

Sunday, October 15, 2006

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For me, the formula for a good subscription-based web application comes down to a few things: Valuable data/information, very simply accessed (display & UI must be clean, precise) Relevant tools become available as I browse, helping me learn & use more (even if it leads me offsite) Simple cost-structure, equal to my usage. Some users […]

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Knowing Who You Know

Thursday, September 14, 2006

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Jibberjobber personal network management tool has added new features which allow you to graphically see your network, and how you go to know them. The people I know who are most well-employed got that way not only because of the people they know (the relationships they form), but because they maintain and manicure those relationships […]

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Building Blog Traffic

Wednesday, August 23, 2006

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Disclaimer: I am NOT an “A” List Blogger. I have yet to get an all-expense paid junket to Bali in exchange for dropping someone’s name in a blog-post. But, I have built a fairly stable set of blogs and traffic to them (some of them) and it’s not that hard to do, if you “get […]

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Get A Job!

Friday, June 23, 2006

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I’ve enhanced the all jobs search engine. Have a go! Jobs in Alabama Jobs in Alaska Jobs in Arizona Jobs in Arkansas Jobs in California Jobs in Colorado Jobs in Connecticut Jobs in Delaware Jobs in Florida Jobs in Georgia Jobs in Hawaii Jobs in Idaho Jobs in Illinois Jobs in Indiana Jobs in Iowa […]

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Job Search from your Desktop

Friday, February 10, 2006

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Indeed.com has a plugin for Google Desktop that shows you up-to-the-moment information aggregated from the top job-boards (including my jobs as well).

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PHP Resume Template

Friday, February 10, 2006

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Real geeks let their computer write their resume for them. Alex King has a PHP script to template your resume from on-screen HTML to a portable .html document or a .text doc. What’s next from here is building a resume Microformat(Wikipedia), and then embedding this into your HTML-resume. (I need to duplicate myself so I […]

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Sundance, Eat Your Heart Out

Thursday, January 26, 2006

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File this under the category of “very cool” Blastyx just launched, aproduct ofProvo Labs that just cranked up the cool-meter big time when it comes to where I think the Internet is going. Similar to the incredible Channel9 phenomenon coming out of Microsoft, Blastyx looks at cool companies across the spectrum (not just inside Microsoft, […]

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