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.

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.

2012 82

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.

5 Things You Forgot to Pack & Plan for #SHRM12


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! Business and Conference Travel.

2012 124

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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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.

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.

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


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).

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.

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Five Things To Do When You Think You Have a Million Dollar Idea

Ms. Career Girl

Tiffany Krumins, the first Shark Tank winner, is an Atlanta native and the inventor of Ava the Elephant, a child friendly dispenser that takes the fear out of taking medicine. So you think you’ve got an idea for the “next big thing?”

2018 163

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.

2018 130

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.

2014 153

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

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.

2018 53

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

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.

2018 54

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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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.

2012 146

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?

2015 186

There’s a Rising Demand For Child Care Providers – And Salaries Are Spiking.

Ms. Career Girl

In nine of the job-oasis cities studied—including Atlanta, GA , and Austin, TX —the average wage for child-care workers is double that city’s minimum wage. New statistics are showing salaries for after school caregivers are up 27%. Why the spike?

#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.

2012 162

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


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

2014 130

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.

2013 172

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 156

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.

2017 191

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.”

2015 133

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

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 73

Why Don't We Headhunt People With Crappy 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.

2018 65

The Rules That It’s Okay to Break

Ms. Career Girl

But amazing producers across the world stepped forward to work with me, from Atlanta to Oslo, and now I have four songs coming out early next year! I never really felt like I fitted in at school.

2018 251

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.

2015 63

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.

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.

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.

2014 188

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.

2014 84

What To Wear During Interviews? Here’s Our Essential Checklist

Ms. Career Girl

Nikki Woolfolk is an Atlanta-based personal stylist to professionals. You’ve done your research, applied for the job and now you have an interview. Congratulations! But, what are you going to wear?

2018 166

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


Fiserv brings portfolio of 500 jobs to Alpharetta : The global technology provider serves the financial services industry, employs 2,000 in the Atlanta-area. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of

2014 142

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.

What is Managing Up?

Ms. Career Girl

President of Atlanta based Professionalism Matters, Inc., “Managing up” has become a trendy buzzword at all levels of the corporate ecosystem. Certainly, we all understand the concept of traditional top down management, but what exactly is managing up ?

2018 147

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 116

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

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.

2018 43

How to Survive in the New Job Market


New York City, Atlanta, Miami and Houston round out the list of the cities where job growth is humming right along. The job paradigm in the United States has always been constantly shifting.

2018 141

Small Business Hiring in Retail and Wholesale up 27% for This Holiday Season Compared to 2012

Resume Bear

Silicon Valley outpaced the net job growth of Denver-Boulder (0.55%), Atlanta (1.36%), and Los Angeles (1.55%). The SMBeat report is a monthly analysis of small business employment and human capital economic indicators.

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