Posts Tagged with "Job-search Tools & Tricks"

Calendar: Personal Branding Summit – Free Nov. 8 2007

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

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Got a phone? Get registered for an incredible Personal Branding teleconference happening Thursday (two days from when I am writing this) and includes an incredible lineup of speakers from all over the world. This conference is FREE, but you must register, and then get on the phone during the section you want to learn. From [...]

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How to Use LinkedIN

Friday, September 14, 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. Related Posts:Calendar: Personal Branding Summit [...]

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

Tuesday, August 7, 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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Finalizing Edits to Word Documents

Friday, July 6, 2007

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One great feature of Microsoft Word and other word processors is the ability for multiple authors to make changes while tracking them all. In Word, this is called “Track Changes” and is turned on by clicking the command under the Tools menu. BUT, once you’ve finished making changes, it is confusing how to make the [...]

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JobOingo Job Search

Friday, June 1, 2007

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Found this listing of job-search categories from JobOingo, an all-in-one job-search tool: Accounting jobs Administrative jobs Advertising jobs Agriculture jobs Architectural jobs Art jobs Attorney jobs Automotive jobs Aviation jobs Banking jobs Bartender jobs Benefit jobs Biology jobs Biotech jobs Bilingual jobs Billing jobs Bookkeeping jobs Camp jobs Carpenter jobs Catering jobs Chef jobs Chemistry [...]

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5 Worst Interview Mess-ups

Thursday, April 12, 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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Interviewed in JobsInPods

Monday, April 9, 2007

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[BEGIN BLATANT SELF-PROMOTION] Recruiting 2.0 guru C.M. Russell (of AllCountyJobs and Chimby fame) interviewed me for JobsInPods’ series on Information Technology jobs. Check it out, and be sure to subscribe to his podcast! Here’s the description of the interview: We talk with Robert Merrill, Technical Recruiter for SOS Technical and get his advice and comments [...]

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Technical Recruiting Dictionary

Tuesday, March 27, 2007

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I’m always explaining the nomenclature of technical recruiting. It’s not necessarily a well-formed language, but it does have various constructs that are helpful to understand. To make it a little simpler, I’ve gathered some definitions and placed them in a group here on the website called Glossary of Recruiting Terms. Current definitions I have made [...]

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Email Address Do’s and Dung…

Friday, March 9, 2007

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Carolynn Duncan of HundredDollarBusiness pinged me today because she came across a job applicant with a very unprofessional email address. The person’s email address contained the word “cowdung” in it. Maybe this person is a professional at it, and I didn’t ask what the position was for… Marketing? Sales? Political Science? but generally, I think [...]

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Help Your Recruiter Help You

Wednesday, January 17, 2007

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Jason gives a rundown of ways recruiters can help candidates out over at “What I Wish Recruiters Knew“. Candidates can also improve the process through simply asking some questions to show you care, and which allow the recruiter to be open with you. Here’s even a script: “I realize you must have a lot on [...]

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