Posts Tagged with "The Changing Job-Market"

P.S. *ALL* Interview Questions Can Trick You (If You’re Not Honest)

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

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Forbes’ Jenna Goudreau wrote a piece featured on Yahoo this morning titled: “Watch Out! 10 Interview Questions Designed to Trick You“.  Well, I have news for you: All interview questions are capable of tricking you. (Though not in the dastardly way that you might think from this article.) The article quotes heavily from Joyce Lain Kennedy, [...]

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Anonymity Challenge for Passive Seekers

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

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Today, I listened to Peter Clayton’s Total Picture Radio interview with Jim McGovern of ItzBig.  In the interview, he addressed something in a way–I am embarassed to admit–I never fully grasped before: The Anonymity Problem for Job Seekers The simple fact of the matter is, the Recruiting Industry has long been too sympathetic to the [...]

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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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Utah Unemployment Death-Grip Loosening?

Thursday, October 11, 2007

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Wow, what an amazing year this has been. The very tight unemployment rate seems to finally be seeing a little light with some well-known Utah companies laying off employees, other movement of employees from company to company still strong, and the relative salaries being paid seeming to stabilize instead of the spiraling out-of-control, even excessive [...]

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Freelance — Front-end HTML/CSS Developer

Thursday, September 27, 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

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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How to get hired… in Second Life

Saturday, July 7, 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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LinkedIn Listening?

Thursday, June 28, 2007

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Look, I am not saying I started this, but according to what Mashable’s saying, the marketplace is moving fast enough away from LinkedIn and closed-wall applications in-general, that it appears they may be actually implementing some of the stuff I complained about 18 months ago. (Via Mashable): LinkedIn is feeling the heat from Facebook’s platform [...]

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Bozofication Alive and Well: Utah Companies Will Pay for Stupidity

Wednesday, June 27, 2007

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UPDATE: Please leave comments about BOZO things you have experienced at your or other companies! Anonymous submissions OK I hate to say it, but I am seeing some of the most foolish and downright stupid things coming from Utah companies these days. These things may not be approaching the Yee-Haw ‘Bozofication’ problems that Guy Kawasaki [...]

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