Archive for June 2009

Share Well, not exactly. I got a chance to work the concession stand at the ballpark where my son plays little league baseball. It didn’t pay very well, zero, but it was a ton of fun and I got to see a lot of great parents, great kids and parts of two great baseball games. … and yes, I love ACDC and my son and I went to their concert in January and it was awesome! Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Sh
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Share Someone asked this question the other day and I didn’t have a good answer so I wanted to get some feedback from the recruiters out there. The question was; “Do out-of-state resumes automatically go in the trash?” Recruiters, please add your response as a comment and thanks for your input! Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this po
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Share Like many of you, I recently fell victim to the tidal wave of job loss that has been sweeping our great country. After spending the past year consulting with companies on career site optimization, search engine marketing, website analytics and social media as a recruiting strategy, the dismal economy finally caught up with me. Now I think my tweets will be even more relevant for job seekers as I am one of y
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Share OK, we have gotten some good responses on our poll but not a lot of feedback. Please comment below and answer these questions; Have you gotten a job through one of the tools/websites mentioned in our poll or some other method? and which one? what has been your experience with the different tools we list? Your choices are; job boards – (monster, CareerBuilder, Niche boards, etc.) Aggregators – (
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Share “How To Make Twitter a Valuable Recruiting Tool” will be presented as a free webinar on Thursday, June 18th at 12:00pm CST.  Registration in limited to 25 participants. Click here to register online; https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/657467826 Discover how to; •Quickly build a list of job seeking followers •Find and tweet relevant content •Automate content and job feeds •Use proper t
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Share A message for young people about the dangers of social media and the internet. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kh786a_cbQ8] Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Tell a friend Print for later
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Share Great video explaining how and why to use hashtags on Twitter! [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z7WpEZgr7H8] Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Tell a friend Print for later
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Share I’ve been noticing a number of corporate Facebook pages lately which suggests that they are entering the world of social media.  That is until I noticed that the last update posted to the page was months ago! With all due respect people, social media does not mean you set up a Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn account and then doing nothing.  The word social implies interaction so if you really want to us
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Share I’ve gotten a big response from this topic on Twitter today so I wanted to move it to the blog so it would be easier for everyone to participate in the conversation. While I was in line at a coffee joint this morning I overheard a conversation regarding job search.  One man asked the other, “so did you get all your resumes out yet today?” to which the other guy responded, ” I’m
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