From Los Angeles to Atlanta: a Culture Shock Indeed!

Ms. Career Girl

The post From Los Angeles to Atlanta: a Culture Shock Indeed! Atlanta? So without so much as a visit to check the joint out, I sold everything I owned, packed up what would fit in my car and moved to Atlanta in 2006, sight unseen. Atlanta: Take Two. Atlanta.

Atlanta, Georgia: The Hidden Cultural Gem of America

Ms. Career Girl

If you’ve been planning to go somewhere new, consider booking an Atlantic luxury condo in one of America’s hidden gems: Atlanta, Georgia. Atlanta is often considered the capital of the New South with its booming prosperity from companies like Coca Cola and the renowned Holiday Inn.

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Top 10 Atlanta Must See During #SHRM12


Atlanta Must See’s For SHRM’s 2012 Annual Conference. Historic Atlanta. The Swan House / Atlanta History Center has some of the most beautiful gardens in the South. Shopping and Restaurants in Atlanta.

HR Capitalist Review of #SHRM12 (2012 SHRM Annual Conference in Atlanta)

HR Capitalist

Here's the Review: Big Wins for SHRM12 in Atlanta. Have a great show and welcome to Atlanta, SHRM. I know, I know. Don't most people wait to write a review once a show like SHRM12 is complete? But I already know what I want to say.

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FRIDAY HR CREATIVE TIME: Create a Caption for These Atlanta Bros In The Talent Pool.

HR Capitalist

The whole Kinetix posse is unabashedly pro-Atlanta when it comes to sports - that's where HQ is, right? At my company - Kinetix - we do a weekly reply-all email exercise where we riff on pop culture, our first date, etc. Just to get to know each other and try to crash the outlook server. This week, we’re changing it up. Hell yeah.

The Number One Job Hunting Book with Jim Stroud

Competitive Resumes

Jim Stroud has been quoted by such publications as Globe and Mail, US News and World Report, Wall Street Journal and The Atlanta Journal and Constitution. How could you not be interested in a book called, The Number One Job Hunting Book in the World?

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NASHVILLE - What Happens When An Employment Market Becomes Too Cool For School.

HR Capitalist

If you know anything about the Southeast US where I live, there's a couple of big realities from a lifestyle/work perspective: --Atlanta is the capital. --The Compare to the market to Atlanta, where great rooms can be found from $110 to $140, and it's clear that Nashville is booming.

5 Tips If You Are A Serious Job Seeker

Ms. Career Girl

Her strategies and methods have been showcased on FOX 5 News, Radio One,, the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Healing Heart Journal, and among others. The post 5 Tips If You Are A Serious Job Seeker appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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Daily Challenge: Be Coachable

Career Realism

Yesterday, millions of football fans watched on the edge of their seats as the New England Patriots went head-to-head against the Atlanta Falcons for Super Bowl 51. Daily Challenge: Be Coachable. Work It Daily. Today’s Work It Daily Challenge is to be coachable.

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How to Find a Job on Twitter (Part 2)

Resume Bear

“I need to hire&# near:atlanta – I am asking Twitter to find real-time conversation of people who have said “I need to hire,&# but only those people that are near Atlanta. Okay, in part 2 of this series, I am going to build on what I said in part 1.

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#SHRM12 Conference Unofficial Party Guide


This year the national conference is being held from June 24 th to the 27 th in Atlanta and if you haven’t registered yet, get over to and get on it! Besides there is ALOT in Atlanta to do for the kiddos and for adults looking to get away, SHRM also offers childcare options.

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Do Your Most Valuable Employees Feel Like "A-Listers" or "Silver Club Medallion"?

HR Capitalist

I fly Delta and always connect via Atlanta to wherever I''m going. Now, you might think this is a rant about the Atlanta airport - but it''s not. I have to travel a lot for work, and I''ve made the life decision to live in Birmingham.

How Foresight Can Make a Difference


Southwire, the leader in manufacturing of wire and cable for power transmission, is located in West Georgia, between Atlanta and the Alabama border. I write and talk about the importance of HR professionals being “practical futurists.”

Newspaper Subscriptions & Killing The Commute

Telecommuting Journal

Home Archives About Contact Subscribe Telecommuting Journal Newspaper Subscriptions & Killing The Commute July 28, 2008 · 2 comments There was a great article in the Atlanta Business Chronicle last Friday, Killing the Commute by Kate Carter.


HR Capitalist

Atlanta''s shut down today people, and it''s a work from home day at Kinetix. The map below tells you why. Winter storm at "take heed" levels, and if you don''t get that reference, here''s some help from Rap Genius. Email subscribers, enable pictures or click through for map).

When to Allow Someone to Resign Instead of Firing Them.

HR Capitalist

Allowing resignations is on my mind based on news out of Atlanta this weekend, where the owner of the Atlanta Hawks (pro hoops) has agreed to sale the team based on the results of an investigation that showed he had made a bunch of race-based comments related to increasing attendance at Hawks games.

Do I Have a Career as a Bookkeeper?

Resume Bear

According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution , “The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects about 10 percent employment growth through 2018 for bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks, and predicts about 212,400 new jobs between 2008 and 2018.”[1]. ” Atlanta News, Sports, Atlanta Weather, Business News. If you are interested in a career in bookkeeping, can you book on finding a job sooner rather than later?

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Who Wants to Recruit HR Pros With Me?

HR Capitalist

Ideally, I want the person to live in Atlanta, but if you don't and you're reading this and think it's perfect for you, make sure you apply. Capitalist Readers - This is a call for anyone with interest and relevant experience recruiting HR pros to consider joining me at Kinetix. Business is good, and we're seeing an uptick in the number of interesting HR positions we're working on.

WHITEPAPER: How to Hire For Cultural Fit.

HR Capitalist

Some of you know my day job is being the CHRO and a partner at Kinetix, a national recruiting firm headquartered in Atlanta.

JUST STOP: Attachments in Meeting Invites and Nowhere Else.

HR Capitalist

Atlanta traffic. Nails on the chalkboard. Other people's snoring. YouTube ads. Waiting in a line more than 4 people deep. These things? All things that reasonable people agree we can hate. You don't like those things. Neither do I. Let's add something to that list from corporate America.

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Tips For Leading And Empowering Millennials

Ms. Career Girl

A sought after leadership development expert her strategies and methods have been showcased on FOX 5 News, Radio One,, the Atlanta Journal Constitution, Healing Heart Journal, and among others. The post Tips For Leading And Empowering Millennials appeared first on Ms.

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JUST STOP: Attachments in Meeting Invites and Nowhere Else.

HR Capitalist

Atlanta traffic. Nails on the chalkboard. Other people's snoring. YouTube ads. Waiting in a line more than 4 people deep. These things? All things that reasonable people agree we can hate. You don't like those things. Neither do I. Let's add something to that list from corporate America.

Shorten Your Long Distance Job Search

Careers Done Write

Reach out to potential employers with a simple request: “I am moving to Atlanta in March. A long-distance job search requires more planning and dedication than a local job search. You have the hurdle of breaking into to a new job market in addition to logistical challenges.

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Exciting Mobile Recruiting News from MREC

Resume Bear

The MREC Conference, is being held in Atlanta, GA, today and tomorrow. HR & recruiting professionals from around the world have descended upon Atlanta, GA for an intense 2-day action-packed event that will explore the impact and influence of mobile in HR & recruiting.

How to get jobsearch help from friends and family

Resume Bear

1 ) Jim, ( 2 ) First and foremost, I must THANK YOU for being an instrumental and valuable connection for my personal and professional growth here in Atlanta! 4 ) As you know, I am currently a producer/programming assistant at [ censored ] in Atlanta, [ censored ].

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JobCompass Helps You Find Jobs Near You | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

In this case, I am seeking a Nanny position in the Atlanta area.

2010 58

FRIDAY TEST: Pick the 3 People In Your Company That Don't Matter If You're Doing A Push To Analytics.

HR Capitalist

I'm in Atlanta today speaking at the Human Capital Institute's (HCI) Workforce Planning and Analytics Conference. My topic is bootstrapping an analytics program at your company, and in a move that will surprise some, my slides are more about people/behavior than numbers.

LIVE CASE STUDY: NBA Exec Refers to Demographic as Angry and Argumentative

HR Capitalist

I'm historically an Atlanta Hawks fan (pro basketball). The Atlanta Hawks have a recent history that touches on numerous HR, organizational and talent issues. And being a Hawks fan is.well.difficult some times. .

LIES IN HR: "We're Looking for People Who Are Great Teammates"

HR Capitalist

If you're in Atlanta on Thursday and want to join us, hit this link because I'm sure we can squeeze you in. I'm speaking in the ATL tomorrow - specifically Buckhead - at a small breakfast gathering put together by the good folks at Halogen Software.

Social Siesta Announces Sponsors & Location for #SHRM12


The Hilton Garden Inn ‘s official address is 2 75 Baker St NW Atlanta, GA 30313. Online Ticketing for Social Siesta in Atlanta powered by Eventbrite. Social Siesta Party at SHRM 2012. I like casual.

2012 18

Roses From Wal-Mart Say One Thing: Quality

HR Capitalist

Place: Interstate 20, me traveling from Atlanta to Birmingham. Dateline: My 20th Anniversary. Need: Flowers. Choice: Wal-Mart Supercenter in Pell City. One Dozen Roses. $15. What could go wrong? Just take the Wally World sticker off and I'm good. Result: Recognition need met. Hero status.

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Improve Corporate Culture by Involving Your Employees


With engagement levels down and social media popularity up, why aren’t more companies trying to get their employee’s involved in their social media strategy to help improve their corporate culture? Tony Hsieh said it best “ Your culture is your brand.

Talent Analytics Can Work, But Only If You're Ready to Challenge People.

HR Capitalist

I'm speaking at the HCI Workforce Planning and Analytics Conference happening in Atlanta on February 10-12. If there's anything we've learned in the last few years, it's that Data and analytics are going change the way business gets done. That's true in Finance, it's true in Sales and Marketing and it's true in the Talent world—across both HR and Recruiting. .

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Social Siesta Lands at #SHRM12


I’m in full on planning mode for SHRM’s 2012 Annual Conference in Atlanta, GA. Event Registration Online for Social Siesta in Atlanta powered by Eventbrite. Social Siesta at SHRM 2012.

The Top Cities for Marketing Jobs in the US

Ms. Career Girl

Atlanta. Atlanta currently has the fastest growing marketing industry in the country. The post The Top Cities for Marketing Jobs in the US appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. There has never been a better time to get into marketing.

HR BUDGET SEASON: Recruitment Advertising/Marketing Trends

HR Capitalist

We're headquartered in Atlanta, and in addition to pure recruiting, we help a lot of clients manage their recruitment marketing presence - careers site, social recruiting presence, video, etc. . Hey HR and Recruiting leaders - It's the early days of budget season - or at least prep for budget season - for a lot of you. If you are like me, you're likely looking at headcount projections for next year - as well as thinking about your overall benefit costs for the coming year. Smart.

Follow the Clean Tech Money: Proterra Receives $30 Million, JouleX Secures $17 Million, Agile Energy Raises $24 Million

Green Career Central

Atlanta based JouleX was a past winner of the GE ecomagination challenge. A manufacturer of electrical energy storage systems and drive components for electric and hybrid buses, Proterra has received $30 million from investors.

WITNESS THE 2017 SOUTH SNOWPOCOLYPSE: How Hard Is It To Be a Manager of People at McDonalds? Hard.

HR Capitalist

Peeps - I'm rerunning this as I told my 2014 Atlanta Snowpocalypse multiple times over the past couple of days as reported snow and ice is bearing down on the South, where of course, schools made the call to close 48 hours in advance. Dateline: Atlanta, January 2014.

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Why Don't We Headhunt People With Sh y Commutes More Than We Do?

HR Capitalist

Take Atlanta. When it comes to hard to fill positions in tough segments and industries, why don't we headhunt people with sh**ty commutes more than we do? We all know that a bad commute can ruin someone's work life balance.

Recruiting Alpharetta Unicorns.

HR Capitalist

Perfect candidates exist in other industries as well - in Atlanta professional sports, they''re called Alpharetta Unicorn, in a reference to the likelihood of white familes in the deep northern suburbs (over an hour from where ATL sports teams play. The notion that Levenson''s "40-year-old white guy" from Atlanta''s suburbs would come to Hawks games if the team would play Lynyrd Skynyrd or put more white faces on the "kiss cam" rang entirely untrue.