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How Not To Network With A Recruiter

Last Monday, I read a post on Career Rocketeer that talked about some appropriate ways in which to network with others. The following phrase jumped off the page at me: “When approaching a new networking partner, DON’T ask for a job. This is about the worst thing you can do. Networking partners want to be… Read more »

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Project: Paying It Forward In Social Media, 2010

Last week, I had the extreme honor of having an article I wrote published on Mashable. You can check it out here, and when you do, please make sure to click through the links for the people who are mentioned and used as examples. There’s a great story behind them, and the article being written… Read more »

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Deliberate vs. Situational Job Seekers on Twitter

I believe there’s a lot of untapped gold on Twitter when it comes to searching for job candidates. The thing you need to keep in mind is that there is more than one type of job seeker on Twitter. Here are the two types of active job seekers I’ve noticed on Twitter:

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Cool Tool Alert: Tweepi

If you’ve got some cleaning up to do when it comes to the people whom you follow on Twitter, I highly recommend Tweepi. It’s not just a clean-up tool, it’s actually a complete Twitter account management tool. With Tweepi, you can auto-follow back new followers, auto-unfollow people who unfollow you, auto-reciprocate for those who are… Read more »

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Go Where The Puck Is Going To Be

Wayne Gretzky, arguably one of the greatest hockey players of all time, has a few of my favorite quotes. First one is probably his most famous, and that is “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” Slightly less well-known is this: “I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where… Read more »

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College Students and Twitter

My primary focus with the AT&T Talent Attraction team at this point in time is working with our Campus Recruiting team to find new and innovative ways of reaching students and new grads to make them aware of the opportunities we have at AT&T. I found this video this morning – an interview with several… Read more »

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Strengths, Weaknesses, Balance, and Basics

A couple of weeks after the beginning of 2010, I started attending a fitness bootcamp at my gym. This bootcamp is three times per week for a total of eight weeks. My goals attached to attending bootcamp are simple: I want to lose between 20-25 lbs. and be able to run 2 miles with no… Read more »

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Conan and Burning Bridges

OK, typically I like to stay away from the hype that surrounds drama in Hollywood. But the things that are going on with Conan O’Brien and the Tonight Show caught my eye when a Time article came out about a $4.8 million show expense that was done to ‘stick it’ to NBC. Granted, no one… Read more »

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My Pledge To Communicate With You

I have a confession. Over the last several months, I have sucked when it comes to communicating. Phone calls have gone unreturned, and emails have been piling up in my inbox. Looking at my inbox right now, I have 1,480 unread messages just in the mail email alone, not to mention a few of the… Read more »

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Cool Tool Alert: Twiangulate

This seems to be a great tool to find common connections between you and someone you follow or want to follow on Twitter. If you’re looking for a tool to help find great people to follow, give Twiangulate a shot. “Twiangulate is a tool for discovering hidden tweeters, friends of friends (or friends of enemies),… Read more »

  • How Not To Network With A Recruiter

    Last Monday, I read a post on Career Rocketeer that talked about some appropriate ways in which to network with others. The following phrase jumped off the page at me: “When approaching a new networking partner, DON’T ask for a job. This is about the worst thing you can do. Networking partners want to be… Read more »

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    Posted on February 10, 2010 by
  • Project: Paying It Forward In Social Media, 2010

    Last week, I had the extreme honor of having an article I wrote published on Mashable. You can check it out here, and when you do, please make sure to click through the links for the people who are mentioned and used as examples. There’s a great story behind them, and the article being written… Read more »

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    Posted on February 8, 2010 by
  • Deliberate vs. Situational Job Seekers on Twitter

    I believe there’s a lot of untapped gold on Twitter when it comes to searching for job candidates. The thing you need to keep in mind is that there is more than one type of job seeker on Twitter. Here are the two types of active job seekers I’ve noticed on Twitter:

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    Posted on February 4, 2010 by
  • Cool Tool Alert: Tweepi

    If you’ve got some cleaning up to do when it comes to the people whom you follow on Twitter, I highly recommend Tweepi. It’s not just a clean-up tool, it’s actually a complete Twitter account management tool. With Tweepi, you can auto-follow back new followers, auto-unfollow people who unfollow you, auto-reciprocate for those who are… Read more »

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    Posted on February 1, 2010 by
  • Go Where The Puck Is Going To Be

    Wayne Gretzky, arguably one of the greatest hockey players of all time, has a few of my favorite quotes. First one is probably his most famous, and that is “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” Slightly less well-known is this: “I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where… Read more »

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    Posted on January 27, 2010 by
  • College Students and Twitter

    My primary focus with the AT&T Talent Attraction team at this point in time is working with our Campus Recruiting team to find new and innovative ways of reaching students and new grads to make them aware of the opportunities we have at AT&T. I found this video this morning – an interview with several… Read more »

    Read More
    Posted on January 26, 2010 by
  • Strengths, Weaknesses, Balance, and Basics

    A couple of weeks after the beginning of 2010, I started attending a fitness bootcamp at my gym. This bootcamp is three times per week for a total of eight weeks. My goals attached to attending bootcamp are simple: I want to lose between 20-25 lbs. and be able to run 2 miles with no… Read more »

    Read More
    Posted on January 26, 2010 by
  • Conan and Burning Bridges

    OK, typically I like to stay away from the hype that surrounds drama in Hollywood. But the things that are going on with Conan O’Brien and the Tonight Show caught my eye when a Time article came out about a $4.8 million show expense that was done to ‘stick it’ to NBC. Granted, no one… Read more »

    Read More
    Posted on January 22, 2010 by
  • My Pledge To Communicate With You

    I have a confession. Over the last several months, I have sucked when it comes to communicating. Phone calls have gone unreturned, and emails have been piling up in my inbox. Looking at my inbox right now, I have 1,480 unread messages just in the mail email alone, not to mention a few of the… Read more »

    Read More
    Posted on January 19, 2010 by
  • Cool Tool Alert: Twiangulate

    This seems to be a great tool to find common connections between you and someone you follow or want to follow on Twitter. If you’re looking for a tool to help find great people to follow, give Twiangulate a shot. “Twiangulate is a tool for discovering hidden tweeters, friends of friends (or friends of enemies),… Read more »

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    Posted on January 14, 2010 by