Posts Tagged with "Trends"

Show Me Web 2.0

Saturday, February 10, 2007

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Surfing Jobster this morning, I found a video about Web 2.0 that I really like. It was linked by Morgan Missentzis, a recruiter down in the Valley. It gets past the technology and history of Web 2.0 and actually delves into the meaning and social implications of it. It reminds me of Cisco’s Human Network […]

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Launch: New Magazine for Utah Entrepreneurs

Thursday, December 21, 2006

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Grow Utah Ventures and others are now publishing a cool book for Utah Entrepreneurs called Launch. From their email: New Online Publication Just for You >> Street-smart advice and reality based insight on building a high-growth business in Utah. Read it now. LAUNCH is a free, bi-monthly, online publication focusing solely on Utah’s entrepreneurial experience- […]

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Salary.com Not Profitable

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

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As C.M. Russell relates, have we learned nothing from Web 1.0? Salary.com Not Profitable “We have not been profitable since our inception, and we may not become profitable,” Salary.com says in its IPO prospectus. On the one hand, that’s boilerplate due-diligence text for Securities and Exchange Commission filings. On the other, it’s exactly the kind […]

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Q Comm Growing Well

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

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Always good to hear when good companies are doing well: Q Comm Named One of Utah’s Fastest-Growing Companies for the Fourth Consecutive Year Q Comm International, Inc., a provider of prepaid transaction processing and electronic point-of-sale (POS) distribution solutions, today announced it has been named as one of the top 100 fastest-growing companies in Utah […]

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Virtual World Affecting Real World

Sunday, December 10, 2006

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The “virtual” world is becoming more and more real, with evidence suggesting that virtual currency is affecting real-world currency values. GigaOM Virtual World Currency Deflates a Real One? a genuine concern for the Chinese government, which now fears that the QQ is deflating the official yuan1. QQ is the virtual currency created by Tencent2, Chinas […]

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CIO Insight — Tips for Hiring; Retaining IT Staff

Monday, November 27, 2006

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CIO Insight is a great industry magazine which I enjoy regularly online and off. A recent article hit home for me, as a consultant to help companies with their technical recruiting: Three Experts’ Tips for Hiring, Retaining IT Staffs When it comes to hiring and retaining IT staffs, the future doesn’t look so bright. The […]

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Podfitness Delivers on myMedia Promise

Monday, November 13, 2006

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One of my passions surrounding the “Web 2.0” movement is the idea of “myMedia”, or media that is created and customized just for me. This encompasses knowing the media I’ve liked before, and the things I want to accomplish or see or experience, and the things people I know and trust are doing and liking. […]

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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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Dice Acquires Financial Boards

Wednesday, November 1, 2006

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Dice announced this morning that they have acquired two new job boards squarely focused on the financial sector: jobsinthemoney.com efinancialcareers.com Dice, which labels itself "the leading provider of specialized career sites and career fairs" announced the acquisition by email and by Press Release (which happens to be in a very old-school PDF format) Here’s a […]

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Jobster Makes Networking Fun

Friday, October 27, 2006

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There’s something wrong when you wake up in the night thinking about a website. Especially if it’s something work-related. But what Jobster has done with the social networking site has made it easy and fun to not only add yourself, but broadcast yourself–and find other people you may be looking for. The site absolutely has […]

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