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Insider Information: Kristi Broom (Hiring Manager) #AWESOME

Insider Information: Kristi Broom (Hiring Manager) #AWESOME

I’ve watched this interview twice now, and will soon watch it again. It was chock-full of amazing insight and information. As you watch the interview you’ll be impressed at how strategic and purposeful Kristi is. My experience with hiring managers was that they were ill-prepared, and seemed to have gotten a list of interview questions […]

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The European Tour: Belgium, England, France, Italy, Spain

The European Tour: Belgium, England, France, Italy, Spain

The travel plans are 99% nailed down, and they look like this: The last time I was in Europe I made some mistakes.  I flew in, went to my hotel and slept, spoke for eight hours the next day, went to dinner (a couple of hours away – not a good idea after speaking for […]

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Going Through The Motions vs. Focusing On The Outcome

In yesterday’s blog post about being lazy and sloppy, I wrote: “Because sometimes, in your job search, you just go through the motions.  You don’t have your heart in it, and you make mistakes that seem to be no big deal.” Ah, going through the motions. You may relate to having a kid clean the […]

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New Insider Information Videos: What Cheryl Snapp Conner Thinks of Hiring and Job Search

New Insider Information Videos: What Cheryl Snapp Conner Thinks of Hiring and Job Search

Cheryl Snapp Conner was the PR Director at Novell, and then went on to start her own very successful PR firm.  I met her years ago, when I was just starting JibberJobber, and have always admired what she has done in her business, as well as how involved she is in the community. I spent […]

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Networking and the Giving Mentality

It’s important to look at networking as an opportunity to offer and…

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Planned Surgery Without Obamacare

Planned Surgery Without Obamacare

If you’ve followed my blog, you know I broke my ankle on the 2nd of January. I thought it was sprained so I put off having it checked for two full weeks.  My bad. I didn’t want to go to an urgent care only to spend a couple hundred bucks to tell me it was […]

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We’re Hosted On Amazon… Notice Anything Off?

Hey, last night my team worked on transitioning JibberJobber from our physical server to the Amazon Cloud.  This was a huge transition, and with so many things that could have happened, we might have missed some things. We spent hours before and after the transition testing, but if you find anything that isn’t working the […]

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Mary Tyler Moore Show and Workplace Discrimination

Mary Tyler Moore Show and Workplace Discrimination

If you haven’t seen it, take the time to watch the first episode of the Mary Tyler Moore Show which aired in 1970. Lou Grant asks Mary about her age, religion and marital status in a job interview. It’s unclear how much has changed in the workplace since then when you look at discrimination [...]

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Do Single Women Play Down Ambitions to Get Hitched?

Do Single Women Play Down Ambitions to Get Hitched?

It’s a theory that’s been around as long as women have been in the workplace: Gals are looking for husbands not careers. But are they just playing down their career ambitions because they think men won’t be interested in them otherwise? New research from three economics professors, including ones from Harvard, Princeton and the University of [...]

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I broke my ankle.

I broke my ankle.

Monday I have surgery.  And here I thought it was just a ligament I’ll be honest, when I got the diagnosis I was ticked and a little depressed.  And then I came home and took the longest deepest nap I have taken for a long time. Today I met with the surgeon (after having already […]

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