technopodge on February 28th, 2009

This post from Seth Godin underlines the importance of maintaining your personal brand, suggesting “overlod Google with a long tail of good stuff and to always act as if you’re on Candid Camera, because you are.”

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technopodge on January 28th, 2009

After all the gloomy economic news lately; it was refreshing to stumble on this article from FORTUNE magazine highlighting 20 companies known to be hiring.  And according to the article even Microsoft & Google are continuing to hire!

They’re hiring! - Edward…

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technopodge on December 28th, 2008

For those that think Google and Yahoo are the only / best search engines in cyberspace, here’s a great summary of some alternative engines that debuted in 2008.

Top 10 Alternative Search Engines of 2008 - ReadWriteWeb.

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syndicated on December 25th, 2008

f5954 linkedin Is LinkedIn knocking down connections?Today’s MagicMethod class chat will focus on the last class’s back-channel buzz about LinkedIn removing connections in some networks. Our own Dorothy Beach queried LinkedIn
and here’s what they said:

1. A connection closed their LinkedIn account
2. A connection removed you as…

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So, by now you probably have figured out that a generic or “one size fits all” resume doesn’t work in today’s job market….. each job you apply for needs its own resume. Often if you are applying for the same position in…

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technopodge on December 23rd, 2008

Read this for important advice on the importance of monitoring your online reputation on sites like Google and others:

Online Reputation Management - Google Loves Virtual Voyeurism.

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In times of greater competition for jobs - no matter what level of the workforce we’re talking about - you need to raise your resume game. And that’s true whether you’re submitting resumes by hand (some people still do!), by email,…

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7f6da water well Unemployed? How to Use Your Time Well to Succeed in Your Job HuntIf you’ve been keeping up this week, you know how important it is to look in the mirror when you search for a job - to take a good, hard look and see if there is something about your attitude or…

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syndicated on December 20th, 2008

Robert Scoble, a famous tech personality in Silicon Valley, is hiring an assistant. In a post expressing his frustrations with the résumés he’s received so far, he lets the candidates know the best way to stand out: blog. Sure Scoble’s hiring…

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For the past few weeks I’ve been using PeopleBrowsr. Very cool. It’s the most significant thing to happen to social networking since FriendFeed came on the scene a year ago.

It was launched on FriendFeed and look at the reaction. That tells…

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