Howdy From SXSW in Austin, Texas!

Sklover Working Wisdom

Currently, she is at the South by Southwest Conference in Austin, Texas, from where she is blogging. Howdy from SXSW in Austin, Texas! Tweet Guest blog written by Iben Larsen, who is a cultural anthropologist and MA in Media Science, based in Copenhagen.

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Getting Around Austin During #SXSW #SXSWi


From experience here are some methods that I have used in the past to get around Austin both quickly and safely. The Austin Convention Center is home base for most SXSW conference events, keynotes, and exhibitions. Getting around South by Southwest is a complete nightmare.

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Join Us at Social Siesta in Austin During SXSW


So if you are in Austin March 10, 2012 sign up for our Social Siesta event during SXSW. Events social siesta SXSW SXSW 2012 SXSW 2012 events sxsw parties tnl austinThe past three years I have hosted a networking event for HR, Recruiters, human capital management folks, and interesting people I wanted to connect with at the interactive media conference SXSW. This year (2012) we decided to do something a little different.

Jane Austin Guide to Promoting Your Employer Brand


Let us pretend for a moment that our dear friend, Jane Austin, after successfully tackling the novel circuit, decided to approach a new challenge: writing employer brand guides for HR.

Join us for #SOCIALSIESTA During #SXSWi in Austin! #SXSW


The event will take place Saturday, March 14th, 2015 at Malverde from 12-3pm in Austin, Texas. Starting Monday we’ll be pushing out great content that include must-sees in Austin, how to recruit at conferences like SXSW, and 5 types of people you’ll meet at SXSW.

The Secrets to Relocation For Business and Work


Two weeks ago my family and I made the move to Austin, Texas. I purchased a coworking space in Austin we just launched called Duo Works. At present, I’m living in a sea of moving boxes. We have. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution. Life Duo Works life moving relocation

8 Ideas To Be More Efficient In Life

Tim's Strategy

And since I’m heading out of town (Austin) for SXSW (South by Southwest Interactive Conference) this week, I need to get a lot done before I go! If anyone is going to SXSW in Austin or lives in the area and would like to meet-up downtown, let me know.

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Guest Post: Kelly Austin

Job Stalker

Fortunately, I did have a piece in my inbox by Kelly Austin of, a site which provides info on various careers, with descriptions. I was planning on bringing you a book review today, but my weekend got backed up and I didn’t get a chance to write reviews. Oh, well … maybe next week. Read more »

Guest post: Kelly Austin

Job Stalker

This is by Kelly Austin of. Austin first queried me about doing a piece here, it was about changing careers after 40, and I asked her if she could re-work that with a focus on getting back into the workforce. Here's what she has to say on the topic: Finding that New Career After 40 by Kelly Austin Whether you have been a house wife for most of your life or have been switching from dreadful job to dreadful job, 40 is not too old to start a career.

#SXSW Coverage: 5 Ways Virtual Reality Finally Enters HR Space


This week I’m in attendance at the SXSW Conference in Austin, TX, and virtual reality is the belle of this ball. Experts estimate that the virtual reality and augmented reality market will be worth $120 billion by 2022. It is everywhere in expo halls, pitch sessions, parties and conversations by attendees at neighboring bars and […]. HR fourth transformation SXSW virtual reality vr

Why SXSW? Innovation. Evolution. A Better Way.


This is the very reason I will be attending the SXSW Interactive Conference in Austin, TX this week. Bonus Track Business Social Media "Rayanne Thorn" @Ray_anne AUSTIN blogging4jobs Broadbean technology change conference evolution growth ideas interactive SXSW technologyInnovation.

24 Hours & Counting Till UnSix


It’s called the UnSix Tweetup and is in Austin on March 11th starting at 7:30-11 PM. For our attendees at the tweetup is being held at the amazing Iron Cactus on 6th Street less than a 5 minute walk from the Austin Convention Center. See you in Austin Friday evening at UnSix!

The Best Cities for Millennials to Settle Down

Ms. Career Girl

Austin, TX. Austin, Texas is the capital of live music. Life After College Austin best cities Denver Las Vegas millennials Portland SeattleThe post The Best Cities for Millennials to Settle Down appeared first on Ms. Career Girl.

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3 Reasons to Start Speaking at Industry Conferences

Ms. Career Girl

Julie Austin on the other hand, is not a celebrity. The post 3 Reasons to Start Speaking at Industry Conferences appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The following is a guest post by Brendan Alan Barrett. His bio follows.

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Announcing the Workplace Masters Institute


Workplace Masters Institute is a national center for Leadership, Recruiting, and HR Training Based in Austin, Texas Who I’m Partnering With The Workplace Masters Institute is a joint venture of Jessica […] Source. Workplace Masters Institute has just launched. It’s part of my larger mission on providing resources, community, and development for HR, recruiting and workplace leaders.

4 Best Cities In The U.S. To Focus Your Job Search

Career Realism

Austin. There are many benefits for job seekers in Austin. Furthermore, the Austin real estate industry is on the rise. No matter where your talents lie, you’ll find a home for them in Austin. Whether you’re ready to make a move for personal reasons, or you’re simply on the lookout for a new opportunity, moving for a job can be overwhelming, to say the least.

How to Make Yourself More Marketable

Ms. Career Girl

For example, perhaps you’re finishing up your undergrad in nursing at UT Austin. Rumor has it that once upon a time finding a job was about picking the company for which you most wanted to work. That’s what my parents say, anyway. Today we job seekers are facing the exact opposite scenario.

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

HR Capitalist

Austin - $54,631. Final note - Austin is widely thought to be an incredibly hot market with many similarities in cultural pull and hipster vibe to Nashville. If you were buying stock by the measure listed above, you would sell on Nashville and buy Austin.

Gender Pay Gap, Who is Hiring, and Use This Instagram Feature

Competitive Resumes

” Yodle , an all-in-one marketing platform for local businesses with offices in Austin, Charlotte, Scottsdale, and more, offers both the stellar opportunities and awesome culture you’re looking for.

A 12-Year-Old’s Genius Secret To Pursuing Your Dreams

Career Realism

The tween already has her own fashion line that’s being sold through her online store and her clothes appeared at Austin Fashion Week last spring. Pursuing your dreams can be extremely hard. For many, simply deciding what they want to be when they grow up can be a daunting task.

A YouTube Video Job Search Success Story


First, they both lived in San Diego, and the jobs were in Austin. In a matter of weeks, both guys got job offers and moved to Austin. . Steven and Gareth were business partners on three ecommerce websites.

What Should I Expect When I’m Promoted?

Evil HR Lady

For example, if I’m currently in Austin, but moving to San Fransisco and the cost of living is 10% more, should I expect my new salary to reflect that increase? Dear Evil HR Lady, I’m in the process of finding a new job which will include a new title. I’m currently a Senior at my company, and will be looking to find a Manager position. How much of an increase should I expect to get for this bump up the ladder? Also how does cost of living factor in this?

The Best Cities for Young Professionals to Move to For Jobs

Career Alley

3) Austin, Texas. Austin has always been one of the fastest growing cities in the US, and it still is. If you love barbecue and music, then you need to live in the cultural mecca of Austin City Limits.

4 Tips For Working With Your Other Half – And Making It Work

Ms. Career Girl

The duo, living and working in Austin, Texas, made the decision to form a partnership between their companies. She is a long time supporter of the National Children’s Alliance and Ballet Austin. She was also selected as a finalist in the 2015 Austin Under 40 Awards.

Why Society Has “Following” All Wrong


Yes, I was born and raised in Austin, Texas. I am an original Austinite. The city is booming. I have watched this college town become #1 on most lists for places to live, and to find employment. Every year SXSW rolls into town. I have always avoided SXSW like the plague for the most part because of the enormous amount of people that come into town. I was excited this year though. I was thrilled to be a part of TalentNet.

SXSW Interactive 2012: A Beginner’s Guide


You’ve made the decision to go to the SXSW Interactive Media Conference March 8-13 th , 2012 in Austin, Texas. Here’s how to make the most of the premier technology and social media conference and Austin, Texas during SXSW.

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Beginners Guide to #SXSW


I can honestly say by Monday evening (second to last day of the conference) I was ready to get the heck outta Austin. Famliarize yourself with the landscape of downtown Austin: Downtown Austin is big and it’s even bigger when your wondering around downtown at 2am at night.

2013 HR and Recruiting Conference Preview


March 7th, 2013 in Austin, TX. >>Full March 8-13, 2013 in Austin, TX. >> Blogging4Jobs has a discount for the attendees of the upcoming SourceCon Feb. Use code SC13B4J to get 10% off your ticket price. Click here. HR and Recruiting Conferences in 2013.

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Meet Employer: Dell

Career Realism

Location: Round Rock, Austin, TX. Meet Employer: Dell. CAREEREALISM. VITAL STATS. Company Vibe: Techie & Hipster. Size: Large (501+ Employees). MEET THE RECRUITERS. Click their profiles to learn more! CORE CHARACTERISTICS. Leadership Style: Passionate & collaborative leadership team.

Get Away, Girls! 7 Perfect Places for Your Next Ladies’ Weekend

Ms. Career Girl

Austin, Texas. Let’s end on a musical note: Austin, Texas, has an incredible live music scene. Aside from its most iconic music festivals — hello, SXSW — Austin has a plethora of bars and music venues where up-and-coming and well-loved musicians rock out every night of the week.

3 Secrets To A Powerful Resume Summary

Career Realism

Writing a powerful resume summary that stops employers cold and makes them realize you’re the right candidate is a quite a challenge. After all, you’re good at what you do, but you’ll need to boil your ROI down to concise statements in this section in order to stand out.

Entrepreneurs Who Changed the Market

Resume Bear

Before becoming a supermarket chain, Whole Foods was a small natural foods store in Austin, Texas, called Safer Way Natural Foods. Starting a business is hard work, but making it successful is a whole other challenge.

Stress May Test You, But It Doesn’t Have To Taunt You

Ms. Career Girl

Virginia is a writer and editor for global learning and development company, Insights Learning and Development and is based in Austin, Texas. In today’s business world, it’s not enough to simply be busy.

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Top Spa’s For a Relaxing Work Free Break

Ms. Career Girl

Lake Austin Spa Resort , Texas. Escape to the Texas countryside and reside in the stunning Lake Austin spa resort! The post Top Spa’s For a Relaxing Work Free Break appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. Sometimes the idea of doing nothing seems ever so appealing.

Survey Shows Marginal Rise in Salary Increases in 2012

Resume Bear

percent); Austin, Dallas/Fort Worth, Detroit and San Diego (3.4 A new survey by Aon Hewitt reveals that salaries for U.S. workers continue to rise incrementally as concerns remain about the stability of the global economy.

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Why the Golden Handshake Won’t Work In HR Anymore


This past week I went to play golf with a friend of mine in Austin, Texas. As we were each doing our best to play a decent game, we started talking about his story on how he made it to America. You see, Jason is originally from St. Lucia.

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The Top Cities for Marketing Jobs in the US

Ms. Career Girl

Austin. Austin has become one of the top cities in the world for any tech jobs. 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.

Don’t Overuse Your Network

Career Realism

Some days I want to do shout, “Behave Yourself” a la Austin Powers (google it). Don’t Overuse Your Network. Work It Daily. Many of us feel overused. The harsh reality is that over-users often lose/destroy the contact and the relationship. Under the “guise of networking” by those people who use the term, see it as a great way to get job leads and clients, and don’t understand the savvy behaviors and nuances of the process, real goofs and gaffes have occurred.

How to Start Your Career While Still in College

Career Alley

Jessica Socheski is a freelance writer currently reviewing online degrees from South University in Austin. When they do finally graduate, many college students will face the pressures of a depleted job market.

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


Texas reaches into state fund to lasso more than 600 Austin jobs : Websense will move its corporate headquarters to Austin, while Dropbox expands jobs. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of