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. For years I’d heard that Atlanta was a Mecca of sorts for Black people. Atlanta: Take Two. One would be hard pressed to meet someone who resides in Atlanta who’s actually from Atlanta. Atlanta offers some good stuff too.

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. Grab a bite of culture at The Flying Biscuit Cafe where they serve Atlanta’s favorite, breakfast with a soft buttery biscuit. Travel & Leisure atlanta

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LinkedIn Profile Writers in Atlanta

The Corporate Con/noisseur

LinkedIn Profile Writers in Atlanta. That’s also why The Corporate Con/noisseur is providing LinkedIn profile writers in Atlanta! Sign-up with one of our LinkedIn profile writers in Atlanta now to take your career to the next level! LinkedIn Profile Writers in Atlanta. Our LinkedIn profile writers, based out of Atlanta, will work directly with you to create a profile that is keyword optimized so you show up on more recruiters’ searches.

Top 10 Atlanta Must See During #SHRM12

Workology

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. Whatever you do and wherever you go during your time in Atlanta during SHRM’s 2012 Annual Conference, enjoy. Conventions: where memories are made but never mentioned again. Except that one time, when that one HR guy did karaoke?

Eye-Catching Resume in Atlanta

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Eye-Catching Resume in Atlanta. Writing an eye-catching resume in Atlanta requires practice, dedication, and perseverance. When it comes to creating an eye-catching resume, whether you’re in Atlanta, Johns Creek, Sandy Springs, or Alpharetta, you’ll want to follow some of the basic outlines below. When it comes to creating an eye-catching resume in Atlanta, you’ll want to prioritize numbers over words.

Resume Writing Services in Atlanta, Georgia

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Resume Writing Services in Atlanta, Georgia. Resume writing services in Atlanta, Georgia tend to be a dime a dozen. Resume Writing Services Atlanta, GA Resume writing requires deep experience and a nuanced understanding of industries and experience.

Best Resume Writers in Atlanta, Georgia

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Resume Writers in Atlanta, Georgia. That is why we are going to review the best resume writers in Atlanta, Georgia and provide a recommendation on which resume service and writer you should go with in Atlanta, Georgia. In addition, when it comes to creating a great resume, whether in Atlanta, Georgia or New York City, you will want to create one that mimics the resumes in your given industry. Why Hire a Resume Writer in Atlanta, Georgia?

Work with KD: Content Creator/Brand Accelerator Job at Kinetix in Atlanta.

The HR Capitalist

Attention Atlanta Connections - Cool opportunity to do fun brand and marketing stuff with yours truly. Please share this with folks you think might be a fit! Click this link to apply - full job posting at link and also below: -. Content Creator/Brand Accelerator. As a Content Creator/Brand Accelerator at Kinetix, you’ll work with our team to amplify the already strong primary and secondary brands of Kinetix to create brand awareness and help us fill the top of our sales funnel.

5 Things You Forgot to Pack & Plan for #SHRM12

Workology

In just a little over 24 hours, I’m hopping on a plane first class to Atlanta. That’s the Atlanta Subway. See you at the SHRM HR Conference in Atlanta! Check out more insights on the 2012 Annual SHRM Conference by visiting the Unofficial SHRM Party Guide , our Top 10 Sessions List at SHRM , and the Must See Attractions and Eateries in Atlanta. Business and Conference Travel.

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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.

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8 Links to Who’s Hiring in Technology – Vol 1

Career Alley

And you know what they say – “so many statistics, so little time” But there are some interesting statistics regarding Tech jobs like, did you know that Atlanta is a “top ten places for tech jobs“? Suggested Reading: Land the Tech Job You Love (Pragmatic Life) Statistics, we love to quote them.

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.

RTW: It's Like the Video Rental Scene in "I Am Legend".

The HR Capitalist

First, note that I work for a recruiting company where all associates can work from home, and our company offices are in Atlanta, which has been a bit of a hotbed with Surge 1B, 2 or whatever the CDC is calling it. Wasn't The Walking Dead filmed in Atlanta? I'm not going to lie. I want back to my office a couple of weeks ago to pick some stuff up. It was f##king weird.

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Crafting Your Personal Brand Story

Threshold Consulting

I recently had the pleasure of meeting up with Smart Networking author Liz Lynch , when she was in Atlanta to speak at a conference for senior executives. While here, we did the following short video interview about brand story:  . If you would like to learn more, make sure to listen to my interview with her on her Smart Networking Shift Expert Interview Series (requires registration). Personal Brand Story Personal Branding

Crafting Your Personal Brand Story

Threshold Consulting

I recently had the pleasure of meeting up with Smart Networking author Liz Lynch , when she was in Atlanta to lead a strategic discussion on social media for a group of senior executives. While here, we did the following short video interview about brand story.   If you would like to learn more, make sure to listen to my interview with her on her Smart Networking Shift Expert Interview Series  (requires registration). Personal Brand Story Personal Branding

Crafting Your Personal Brand Story

Threshold Consulting

I recently had the pleasure of meeting up with Smart Networking author Liz Lynch , when she was in Atlanta to lead a strategic discussion on social media for a group of senior executives. While here, we did the following short video interview about brand story.   If you would like to learn more, make sure to listen to my interview with her on her Smart Networking Shift Expert Interview Series  (requires registration). Personal Brand Story Personal Branding

Miss Robin - A Story on the Value of Employee Retention.

The HR Capitalist

Take a look at this Instagram post below (email subscribers, click through if you can't see it) and I'll tell you more after the jump: So here's your backstory on this-- I spoke Monday in Atlanta in front of a large group of franchise owners at Primrose Learning Centers. So I was excited when Primrose choose my company (Kinetix) to provide Recruiting and HR services for the parent company, which is headquartered in Atlanta.

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STOP/COLLABORATE/LISTEN: My Kind of Weather Map.

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). Photo Illustration by Tripper Allen at Slate. Communications

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

Blog visitor Hector from Atlanta contributed this saying. “The truth is that it’s worth it whenever you speak out on your own behalf, whether or not anyone hears or responds, because you change your perception of yourself.”. Daphne Rose Kingma. As Ms. Kingma says it so eloquently, speaking up for yourself is, in itself, a victory. And it is the kind of victory where no one is defeated.

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Recruiting Alpharetta Unicorns.

The 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.

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HR CAPITALIST DEFINITIONS: "Edge City" (with notes on Amazon Moving to ATL).

The HR Capitalist

With all the competition for Amazon's second headquarters (dubbed HQ2) and with Atlanta ( home of Kinetix, the company I own part of ) being in the mix, I thought I'd share one of my favorite books of all time and give you a Capitalist definition while we are at it. Take a look and we'll talk about Atlanta/Amazon after the jump. You might expect that given the northbound trend of Edge Cities in Atlanta, Amazon would be looking for a location in the north suburbs.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

This quote was sent to us by Imran, from Atlanta, Georgia. “Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow. It’s what the sunflowers do.” ” – Helen Keller. I hope you know the story of Helen Keller, who became both blind and deaf at the age of 19 months. She then went on to become the first deaf-and-blind college graduate, and then a world-famous author, lecturer and humanitarian. Could you or I, with such challenges, overcome them and achieve so much?

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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. The industry is changing and adapting with the growth of the internet, blog marketing and social media. More people than ever are using marketing companies to help them promote their businesses or products.

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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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Two out of Three Millennial Women Say Access to Role Models and Mentors at Would Increase their Confidence at Work

Ms. Career Girl

Tone also partners with multiple great companies that are dedicated to women’s advancement within their organizations, including AMC Networks, Atlanta Braves, and JetBlue. Tone Networks, a digital executive coaching platform for women, announced today findings from a national survey that shows executive coaching and access to role models and mentors could be the link to lowering stress levels and increasing workplace confidence amongst Millennial women.

2020 148

Wake Up

The HR Capitalist

When Minneapolis is burning, protests break out in dozens of cities and citizens are setting police cars on fire in front of the Atlanta HQ of CNN, it's time to have a take and look for change. How long? Not long 'Cause what you reap is what you sow. --" Wake Up ", Rage Against The Machine.

2020 146

College Recruiting: Know Who Your Are and Where You Fit As a Company (Make Relative Deprivation Work for You).

The HR Capitalist

I had the pleasure of leading a roundtable discussion in Atlanta a few months ago on the topic of College Recruiting. I hadn't been in a position to really dig into this topic with big and small employers alike, and I can say this as a result of my experience. It was eyeopening.

2018 128

Opportunity for Great HR Pros: Making Remote Work Recommendations Post-Covid Including Financial Gain.

The HR Capitalist

3--Calculate your current cost - I'll use an average of $24 bucks per square foot for decent space in Atlanta, which means the annual cost for 50,000 feet is $1,200,000 (note this is an effective per square foot rate after rebates, free rent and T&I). It's all going to change!

2020 149

WHITEPAPER: How to Hire For Cultural Fit.

The 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. We've got a great whitepaper available on hiring for cultural and motivational fit called " Not The Drones You're Looking For - Using Motivational and Cultural Fit In Your Hiring Process ". We wrote it because of the following: You know the drill.

2015 113

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

The 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.

2018 119

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

The 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. As a result of that location, I generally fly one of two ways: 1. I fly Southwest out of Birmingham, and get some direct flights but still have to connect about half the the time.

2014 112

Who Wants to Recruit HR Pros With Me?

The 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.

2015 108

Social Siesta Lands at #SHRM12

Workology

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. I’m co-presenting for a second year the 4 hour pre-conference workshop ” Social Media 101 for HR ” as well as a concurrent session titled, “ How Social Media Changes HR.”

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Need Resilience? Take a Lesson From Scarlett O’Hara

Ms. Career Girl

After surviving the fall of Atlanta, Scarlett’s goal is physical and financial security. Resilience and You. The American Psychological Association defines resilience as ‘the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or significant sources of stress — such as family and relationship problems, serious health problems or workplace and financial stressors.’ Resilience is the ability to cope with, and recover from, whatever life throws at you.

2019 131

WORK TOOLS: Google Maps with Traffic "On".

The HR Capitalist

The map to the right is Atlanta. I travel a lot. As such, I never go anywhere - even at home - without the traffic feature enabled on my Google Maps app. When you enable traffic on your Google Maps app, you get pretty much real time data from all the suckers who are signed into google in your metroplex.

2015 103

#SHRM12 Conference Unofficial Party Guide

Workology

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 SHRM.org 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. My secret to conferences including this year’s SHRM Conference in Atlanta is simple. Blogger’s Lounge at the Atlanta Convention Center.

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Check Out My Interview on Jennifer McClure's Impact Maker's Podcast.

The HR Capitalist

He is the founder of two popular blogs The HR Capitalist and Fistful of Talent and is also the CHRO of Kinetix , an Atlanta-based recruiting, RPO and HR consulting firm. Recently I had to the opportunity to appear on Jennifer McClure's Impact Makers Podcast.

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

The 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. Atlanta - $62,184. It's now cheaper to live comfortably in Atlanta than it is in Nashville.

Best Career Coaches in Your City

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Best Career Coaches in Atlanta, Georgia. Atlanta is the capital of Georgia and is the most populous city in the state. The Atlanta metropolitan area is home to roughly 5.9 Explore Two Roads Explore Two Roads has offices in both Atlanta, Georgia and Jacksonville, Florida.

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Seven Tips To Help You Launch Your New Business

Ms. Career Girl

Paige Jansen-Nichols resides in Atlanta, Georgia, which also is the birthplace and headquarters of the modern plush toy brand, Dream Pets. When starting a business, begin with the basics – follow your dreams and do what you love.

2018 207

BLOW IT UP: I Need a Marketing Coordinator at Kinetix in the ATL.

HR Capitalist

Yo Atlanta - We need a Marketing Coordinator for the team at my company - Kinetix. You have to live in the ATL - just like Ludricris and Jimmy Carter - and be able to write your ### off, in a pop culture centric kind of way. Here''s the posting - ATL readers and those with friends in the ATL, please circulate. Where else can you find a position that ends the posting by saying, "No Freaks"? Click here for the posting.

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace

Workology

Vonage dials up 200 jobs in Atlanta, Georgia : Atlanta’s low business costs and skilled workforce motivated Vonage to expand in the area. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGoodNews.biz. Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about. As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays we’re bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies.

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

The 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. It's free, but there's a lot more value than that price tag would suggest. My preso is about "The 5 Biggest Lies in HR". I like doing this presentation and it's morphed over time.

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