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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Why Cities Like Austin Are Jumping on Mandated Paid Leave for Employees


HR Work atx AUSTIN austin texas austin tx mandated employee leave mandated paid leaveRecently, I rented a U-haul to pick up some furniture and the woman who checked me in to get my trailer confided in me that she was working three different jobs to make ends meet. She looked tired. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

List of Cities with Paid Leave Ordinances. Will Austin Be Next?


Now that I’m a resident of Austin, I’d like to talk about a proposed paid sick leave ordinance that is up for a vote by the Austin City Council on February 15, 2018. HR Work AUSTIN mandated sick leave paid leave sick leaveThe proposed ordinance mandating. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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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#SOCIALSIESTA is Back at #SXSWi in Austin!


The event will take place Saturday, March 8th, 2014 from 1-3pm 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.

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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.

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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.

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 »

HRetreat Registration Is Now Open for SXSW 2018


HR AUSTIN HRetreat SXSWFor the last eight years, I’ve hosted the Siesta Siesta Happy Hour designed for a meeting place for HR and recruiting professionals to connect and network away from the crazy and crowds during. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

2018 85

Career Confessions of an HR Professional


In the Austin, Texas area? Check out Austin’s Career Connects event specifically for HR professionals who are interested in mapping out their human resources career strategy. Hi, I’m Bryan and I’m a recruitment marketer.

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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.

What is an Unconference & 5 Reasons to Attend #TalentNet


Last March, I attended my first TalentNet event at SXSW in Austin, Texas. There is still space and if you can’t make the TalentNet event this year, I would strongly recommend you attending the next one in Austin, Texas at Whole Foods Corporate Headquarters on March 13, 2015. HR AUSTIN Dallas talentnet unconference Blogging4Jobs has been a long time supporter of TalentNet. Join the B4J Crew in Dallas 9/12/14 by clicking here. .

2014 124

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!

2011 109

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.

2012 124

Announcing The Sexy Side of HR | Blogging4Jobs


Tags: sexy HR , SXSW , the sexy side of hr This past March I attended my first SXSW Interactive conference in Austin, TX.

2010 142

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.

2011 98

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

#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

2017 124

Next-Level Networking

Water Cooler Wisdom

« How to Neutralize an Angry Customer | Main | Leadership Lessons from James Cameron » March 11, 2010 Next-Level Networking I’mgoing to the SXSW Interactive Conference in Austin this week, and a lot of high-profilepeople whom I’ve wanted to meet for a long time will be there.

2010 78

Court: In-N-Out Doesn’t Have the Right to Control Employee Uniforms

Evil HR Lady

Employees at an Austin, Texas location wore “Fight for $15” campaign buttons, and management told them to remove them, citing their dress code which required nine different parts: “white pants, a white shirt, white socks, black shoes, a black belt, a red apron, a gold apron pin, a company-issued name tag, and a hat,” according to the Society for Human Resources.

2018 141

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

one of our original Blog Family Members, from Austin, Texas, whose support and encouragement have inspired so many of my blog posts. “People start to heal the moment they feel heard.” ” – Cheryl Richardson. It is so, so true.

2019 130

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.

Why a Holistic Approach Can Help You Win the Best Talent

The Undercover Recruiter

2018 74

Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

of San Marcos, Texas, “just south of Austin.” “Never treat anything you do as a steppingstone. Do it fully, and follow it completely.” ” – Mira Nair.

2018 130

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.

2016 131

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.

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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

2014 142

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.

2017 142

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.

2014 141

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.

2016 146

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.

2012 173

Social Siesta During SXSW 2012 Sponsors Announced


I’m proud to announce sponsors for my upcoming Social Siesta this Saturday, March 10th, 2012 from 12-2 PM in Austin, Texas, during SXSW. Dovetail Software is an HR software and service provider who happens to be headquartered in Austin, TX.

2012 124

How Not to Lose Your Steam at #SXSW


I love Austin and I love SXSW. I haven’t even arrived in Austin and I’m already exhausted. Make sure you select the downtown part of Austin so you won’t be traveling too far.

2014 142

Showing Some College Experience on Resume

Careers Done Write

’ This is an example of how I would present education on your resume : University of Texas, Austin, TX. Dear Deb: I did not complete my college degree. It’s been nine years since I stopped and I have about half of the hours complete.

The Messy Nature of Creativity

Ms. Career Girl

Jon Kolko is the author of Creative Clarity, Partner at Modernist Studio, and the Founder of Austin Center for Design. Most professional workers would argue that creativity is an important trait to foster in the workplace, and the creative process is fundamental to innovation and change.

2018 149

Lisa Williamson : Being an Entrepreneur and a Mom

Ms. Career Girl

UpSpring was founded by three female entrepreneurs in 2005 and based in Austin, Texas. My first job was delivering newspapers at age 11 in Indiana. This meant getting up every day at the crack of dawn and delivering papers in rain, snow, sleet and shine.

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?

2011 116

The 19 Parties & Events You Must Attend at #SXSWi in 2014


I guess that means I’m getting old or just getting smarter as I’m in Austin to make business contacts, relationships and further grow my business not just to get drunk and party. This year the national conference is being held from March 8-12th in Austin and if you haven’t registered yet, get over to and get on it! I’ve attended this one when I’ve been in Austin. Austin Convention Center starting Fri. Austin St.

2014 113

The SXSW’er: 5 Types of People You’ll Meet at #SXSW


With approximently 50,000 SXSW’ers attending the three week festival (with 30,000 of them being at SXSWi) there will be several strange characters floating around the City of Austin. Don’t ask them if they want to break and go explore Austin because they won’t, it’s sessions all day, everyday. Headed to SXSW this year? Blogging4Jobs is once again hosting the best party geared towards HR & Recruiting professionals, Social Siesta 2014. Sign up today!

2014 102

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.

2016 150

5 Hot Cities for Recent College Graduates Entering the Workforce

Career Alley

Austin. Austin is kind of a mix between D.C. Graduating college used to nearly guarantee a key to the American middle class, and all of the bills and responsibilities that come with it. But thanks to The Great Recession, that dream is no longer the reality.

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.