Posts Tagged with "Networking"

LinkedIn: Indicator of Internal Company Mood #recruitertips

Friday, June 22, 2012

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Recruiters know that LinkedIn often shows a company’s internal mood better than any press-release promising change, earnings statement, news report of miraculous new focus or analyst briefing. See/Share: http://bit.ly/LbyR2y

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Still Sending Out Resumes? You’re Doing it Wrong

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

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Yesterday on Marketplace, Kai Ryssdal interviewed Jai Damian, a hard-working American working part-time though she wants a full-time job.  The article was about her predictions on the State of the Union Address from President Obama that aired later in the evening (Damian shared her comments after hearing the SOTU address in this follow-up piece). The [...]

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Administer Your (LinkedIn) Network

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

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Keeping your LinkedIn Network healthy and vibrant is important. Sure, you know that…. but how to keep it up to date (afterall, you have other things in your life to do beside networking all day long!) Well, the easiest way I know how to keep my network working is to use three simple, common touch-points [...]

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Making a First Unimpression

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

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He probably tells people at holiday parties that he’s a great networker, but I don’t think I agree. A few days ago, I got a networking request from someone that (on the surface) seemed skilled and talented at this game, but his note rubbed me wrong for two reasons: First, in his note, the person [...]

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Control4: QA Engineer II – Draper, Utah

Monday, July 11, 2011

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Company Name: Control4 Location (City, State): Draper, Utah (Salt Lake City Metro) QA Engineer II Draper, Utah, United States – REF51L Company Description Control4 is the platform for today’s digital home and is the first company to make whole-home automation a practical option for any residence. Control4′s affordable and easy to use software and hardware [...]

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Networking: Build It Before You Need It – Every day

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

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I’m currently reading Who’s Got Your Back by Keith Ferazzi (Amazon), the follow-on to Never Eat Alone (see previous posts Enjoy the Interview and Don’t Keep Score), so an article he wrote systematizing your networking jumped out at me. “Build it before you need it.” “That was one of the most important operating principles in [...]

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LinkedIn Inbox Gets Facelift, Power

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

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It seems like June is "we-just-updated-our-user-interface" month and LinkedIn follows suit with some nice enhancements. The LinkedIn Inbox is cleaner and easier to manage. They’ve added interactive tabs to keep things simple from the home-page which I like, and some powerful features to help tame the flood of inbound requests (since you are so popular [...]

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Enjoy the Interview!

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

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Keith Ferrazzi jotted down four things you can do to enjoy your job interviews. (pssst: If you’re not having fun, nobody else is!) Make them like you. Find a reason to care about the person. Show them your passion. Tell stories Head on over to the Ferrazzi-plex for the scoop on actually how to do [...]

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Layoffs and Restructure at Google

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

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Google announced on their blog recently that they’ve not only reduced the number of contractors they’re employing but they’re now reducing the number of recruiters on staff by about 100: Our first step to address this was to wind down almost all our contracts with external contractors and vendors providing recruiting services for Google. However, [...]

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Social Networks Keep You In Touch & Relevant: Utah CEO Magazine

Friday, November 7, 2008

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I was quoted, along with my friend Jason Alba, in Utah CEO Magazine’s november issue, an article called “Making Connections” by Kevin Canterra.  Here’s a snippet: Network success For business professionals looking for a better job or trying to advance in a current ne, “LinkedIn is the [social networking presence] you absolutely have to have,” [...]

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