#SOCIALSIESTA is Back at #SXSWi in Austin!

Workology

The event will take place Saturday, March 8th, 2014 from 1-3pm in Austin, Texas. This event will offer one-of-a-kind networking opportunities, drinks & food. 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. It’s sure to be a fun week filled with great information, better networking, and an overflowing amount of booze.

Join Us at Social Siesta in Austin During SXSW

Workology

The 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. 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 austin

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Howdy From SXSW in Austin, Texas!

Sklover Working Wisdom

She’s p assionate about entrepreneurship, networking, personal and professionel development. Currently, she is at the South by Southwest Conference in Austin, Texas, from where she is blogging. Howdy from SXSW in Austin, Texas! Austin has turned into a gift shop of talks, tradeshows, networking and so many free parties, concerts and BBQ’s that no living soul can RSVP to all of them!

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

Workology

The event will take place Saturday, March 14th, 2015 at Malverde from 12-3pm in Austin, Texas. This event will offer one-of-a-kind networking opportunities, drinks & food. 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. It’s sure to be a fun week filled with great information, better networking, and an overflowing amount of booze.

HRetreat Registration Is Now Open for SXSW 2018

Workology

For 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. HR AUSTIN HRetreat SXSWWorkology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

2018 62

Career Confessions of an HR Professional

Workology

Having been in the HR field for over 8 years, I am approached almost daily by both active job seekers, and by people in my network about simply advancing their career. You read that right, a huge percentage of my network is built by connections in the human resources and recruiting space. Active Network – Are you building connections with people who can help your search, or people who can help your career? In the Austin, Texas area?

2012 109

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 60

Don’t Overuse Your Network

Career Realism

Don’t Overuse Your Network. 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. Some days I want to do shout, “Behave Yourself” a la Austin Powers (google it). How Do We Know If We Are Overusing Our Networks? In The Secrets of Savvy Networking (1993) I spoke of the Favor Bank.

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Don’t Overuse Your Network

Career Realism

Don’t Overuse Your Network. 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. Some days I want to do shout, “Behave Yourself” a la Austin Powers (google it). How Do We Know If We Are Overusing Our Networks? In The Secrets of Savvy Networking (1993) I spoke of the Favor Bank.

2016 56

Start Focusing On New, Creative Networking Ideas

Tim's Strategy

” Here’s my post: This year I attended my first South By Southwest Conference (SXSW) in Austin, TX. Aided (and hosted) by my good friend and networking guru Thom Singer, I went out looking for great networking ideas. Especially after years networking in the job, small business and nonprofit market, I wanted to see how others did it successfully.

Career Networking Is Not Magic

Tim's Strategy

Blog Free Downloads Sponsor Resources FAQ [09.13.10] View Comments Career Networking Is Not Magic Over the coming months, I’ll be featuring some of the fantastic career experts I’ve approved for the career expert directory. Thom is a career networking and personal branding expert living in Austin, Texas. Thom’s guest post today highlights the hard work and, to use Thom’s words, “tenacity&# required for successful career networking.

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The Original Social Network was Usenet

Resume Bear

Once upon a time, before the days of Facebook, was a series of computer network systems called USENET. Austin, TX (austin.jobs). Usenet was (more or less) an online forum without frills as all you could do was post text and share files (mostly pictures). It was very low tech by today’s standards, but a LOT of people used them (mostly geeks and academia). Usenet was comprised of several hierarchal group headings.

Announcing The Sexy Side of HR | Blogging4Jobs

Workology

Book Connect Blogging4Jobs HR + Social Media + Job Search = Blogging4Jobs Business Events OKC Featured Networking Gen Y Guest HR Job Search Social Media Categorized | Featured , HR , Social Media Announcing The Sexy Side of HR Posted on 09 August 2010. Tags: sexy HR , SXSW , the sexy side of hr This past March I attended my first SXSW Interactive conference in Austin, TX. Home ToolBox HR About Advertising Consulting Services Speaking Press Webshow Tweet This!

2010 109

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! Get in a run while networking for a new job – If you are out of work and need to meet people, why not suggest a run? Talk about networking with a purpose ! If anyone is going to SXSW in Austin or lives in the area and would like to meet-up downtown, let me know. Have a networking event scheduled?

2011 75

Case Study: Recruit CRM Is Helping A Legal Recruitment Agency Hire Talent Seamlessly

Recruit CRM

Whilst at Hughes Castell, she worked with an extensive range of international law firms in Singapore such as Clifford Chance, Shearman & Sterling, Withers Worldwide, Holman Fenwick, Sidley Austin, Linklaters, King & Spalding, White & Case and more.

2021 68

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. Raleigh is a much smaller city, but its university network with surrounding cities has made it a growing hub for financial, retail and software industries. 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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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. For example, spouses who are social and gifted in networking IRL and on social media can benefit from partners who are better at behind-the-scenes, operational duties, and vice versa. 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 105

?? Should You Holiday From Job Hunting During The Holidays?

JobMob

from your computer screen, job boards, email, application forms, LinkedIn messages to congratulate other people on their new jobs, cover letters , work portfolios , job fairs , followups , references, background checks , networking events , interview preparations , graphology tests , recruiters , job search blogs (ahem) and everything else related to your next paycheck. — Austin Ames (@ARSondag) March 28, 2018. Must-Read Tips business cards holidays networking

2018 47

Why Women with Tribes Live Longer, Healthier Lives

Ms. Career Girl

According to a University of Austin study by Debra Umberson, PhD, professor of sociology, and Jennifer Karas Montez, professor of sociology, social relationships can have short-term and long-term effects on our health, for better and for worse.

2020 134

How to Start Your Career While Still in College

Career Alley

Never Stop Networking. College is an excellent time to build a core network that will help propel you into the future. 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 can prove stressful when trying to find the balance between pursuing your passions and just finding work.

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

Workology

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. The “Your Network is My Network” SXSW’er. Headed to SXSW this year?

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

Workology

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 SXSW.com and get on it! As with anything, it’s the people you meet and the networking that goes on form being able to relate to people in a conference setting.

2014 113

The Job Search Fraternity

Tim's Strategy

This week I attended South By Southwest Interactive in Austin, Texas. Social Networking big jobs book of job business economics fraternities fraternity job interview Job Search job search fraternitythe job search fraternity jobs labor economics most forgiving people search socioeconomics stigma the job unemployment world worlds populationIf everyone in the world could go through a job search, the world would be a better place.

Is It Time to Be Your Own Boss?

Career Alley

You have to enjoy cold calling and networking on a daily basis. Julie Austin doesn’t just teach entrepreneurism, she’s lived it from the ground up. If you’ve been out in the job search spinning your wheels and getting nowhere, maybe it’s time to go in another direction. Instead of trying to find a boss, maybe it’s time to be your own boss. It’s true that not everyone is cut out for the task, but there’s only one way to find out.

2012 238

35 Things You Absolutely Must Decide Upon Before Being Hired

The Undercover Recruiter

Cartoon Network or Lifetime? Austin Powers or James Bond? Career Management Humor Interview Tips Life Skills 4chan Adderall Cartoon Network developer Digg Facebook FEMA funniest Github Interview Linux NASA office Red Bull Reddit Star Trek Star Wars Starbucks One of my favourite sites, Happy Place, posted 35 (other) things you absolutely MUST agree upon before getting married based on a Hufftington Post article. I decided this was a great list but it needed another scenario.

2013 64

3 Reasons to Start Speaking at Industry Conferences

Ms. Career Girl

A firm believer that speaking at conferences can position someone as a leader and expert, while also rapidly expanding their network, Aurora wrote the book on landing gigs as a speaker. 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.

2016 219

4 Ways to Catch the Hiring Manager’s Attention with Your Resume

Career Alley

With all the job search apps and social networking sites that cater to businesses and jobseekers growing in popularity and importance, it’s understandable why people wrote off the resume. Along with his wife, one-year-old son, and two small-but-ferocious dogs, he lives and works in Austin, Texas. Mark Twain once said “The news of the resume’s demise has been greatly exaggerated.”.

2013 305

5 No-Brainers on Recruiting at Conferences like #SXSW

Workology

People are there to network, but more importantly it’s industry leaders looking to destress at the end of the day and drink till their heart’s content. Attend the career expo if you’re looking to recruit candidates who are either in Austin or coming from all around the world to look for a new job. Use your networking skills and talk to any and everyone in targeted sessions. Headed to SXSW this year?

2014 100

How to Harness the Power of Positive Thinking During Your Job Search

Ms. Career Girl

Sometimes we fail to achieve our goals because of our own actions or inactions—such as being disorganized in job search recordkeeping, failing to follow up on networking opportunities, or not practicing new skills such as interviewing techniques.

2020 226

7 Travel Must-Haves for #SXSW

Workology

The frenzy of conference sessions, networking opportunities, parties and more pretty much drained not only myself, but all my devices simentaneously. Whether your a veteran or a first timer this list will help deliver an exceptional experience during your time in Austin. You not only start your day with meetings or an early conference session, but you end your day at 3-4am after networking…errr…partying all night. Headed to SXSW this year?

SXSW Interactive 2012: A Beginner’s Guide

Workology

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. SXSW Interactive as well as Austin for its social media prowess. Use them for sharing information like dinner plans and other group activities within an exclusive network of friends and connections.

2012 108

5 Steps to Landing the Right Job – and How to Master Them

Career Alley

Step 4: Expand Your Network. Along with his wife, one-year-old son, and two small-but-ferocious dogs, he lives and works in Austin, Texas. By Josh Weiss-Roessler. Most of us spend more time working at a job than looking for one, so when it comes time to embark on a job hunt , you may feel a little rusty and out of practice. On top of that, many people are anxious about their future. How long will they be out of a job? What will happen to them next?

2014 265

Social Siesta Lands at #SXSW Interactive 2013 #SOCIALSIESTA

Workology

The event will take place Saturday, March 9th, 2013 from 1-3pm in Austin, Texas. This event will offer one-of-a-kind networking opportunities, drinks & food. We’ll send you our top places and parties to be at in Austin this year at SXSW 48 hours in advance. I’m proud to announce sponsors for my upcoming Social Siesta during SXSW. This meetup is in its fourth year and its the first of its kind at South by Southwest for the talent management industry.

2013 96

Top 5 Workplace Blogs of the Week

Workology

If you’ve ever strolled into Austin during SXSW and just kept hearing Social Siesta this and Social Siesta that, but never knew what it was… visit our Social Siesta 2013 event page to find out this event that you don’t want to miss! . Confession Of A Networking Pro. I put this blog on because Networking is my most favorite activity ever and should be yours too!

2013 102

4 #SXSW Must Attend Career Events for Job Seekers

Workology

SXSW and any large conference or convention center is a great time to network and look for a new job opportunity. Outside of great sessions like these and many parties and networking mixers, there are a handful of specific job search and career related events. This is the best way to network and find a new job by cutting through the noise and the sometimes complicated and long application and go directly to the source. Featuring Austin startups.

2014 101

Announcing the “Unofficial” SXSW Tweetup

Workology

Book Connect Blogging4Jobs HR + Social Media + Job Search = Blogging4Jobs Business Events OKC Featured Networking Gen Y Guest HR Job Search Social Media Categorized | Networking Announcing the “Unofficial&# SXSW Tweetup Posted on 08 March 2010. So it’s with great pleasure that I invite you to the “Unofficial&# SXSW Tweetup this Friday in Austin, TX beginning at 7:30 PM at Garridos Restaurant 360 Nueces St.

2010 60

2013 #SXSWi Unofficial Party Guide

Workology

This year the national conference is being held from March 8-12th in Austin and if you haven’t registered yet, get over to SXSW.com and get on it! As with anything, it’s the people you meet and the networking that goes on form being able to relate to people in a conference setting. Hosted by TechSet offers networking, drinks & snacks. Inside the Austin Convention Center. Hosted by spreadfast with drinks, dancing, and networking.

2013 103

The ‘Future City’ through a Biomimicry Lens

Green Career Central

networks shared how biomimicry was influencing and informing their urban areas. Kathy Zarsky , founder ofBiomimicryTX network, gave examples of how looking at Austin a system was surfacing. Chris Garvin an architect from the BiomimicryNYC network talked about using nature. network, talked about Seattle's Urban Green Print project. Last month the.

Entrepreneurs Who Changed the Market

Resume Bear

Mark Cuban is best known for his wide range of business ventures, ranging from owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks to the owner of Landmark Theatres, Magnolia Pictures, and chairman of the HDTV cable network, HDNet. Before becoming a supermarket chain, Whole Foods was a small natural foods store in Austin, Texas, called Safer Way Natural Foods. Who would have guessed that a young brainiac from Harvard would create the biggest and most successful social network in the world?

Is Computer Science a Good Major?

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Is Computer Science a Good Major? At The Corporate Con/noisseur, we often get asked whether or not majoring in a certain specialty is a good idea. In particular, we are often asked is computer science a good major and should I major in computer science or IT?

2020 52

Chat with Katherine Brooks, Author of “You Majored in What?!”

Ms. Career Girl

and the Director of Liberal Arts Career Services at The University of Texas at Austin. One thing I would add: many jobs that are seen as commonplace today did not exist 5 years ago (ie, social networking). This book sounds like a must-read Reply Cancel reply Leave a Comment Previous post: Little Things are Big Things at Work Next post: Busting Myths About Networking Connect with Ms. Career Girl Marketing to Gen Y Women. Home About Archives Write for Us!

2010 165

Building Culture in a Digital World

Water Cooler Wisdom

You try not to involve yourself with your company’s digital networks. In a recent article for Fast Company , Austin Carr reported on a few new technologies that are a step in the right direction. Yammer , which is an enterprise social network that Microsoft acquired for $1.2. Yammer network and analyzes data to measure how employees are feeling at any given moment or on any given topic. Quick quiz: true or false? You don’t know anyone who works at your company.

5 Tips to Find Your Next Job at #SXSW

Workology

It’s the combination of upwards of 30,000 people who are participating in a single event or a supplementary event that supports SXSW and in one of the most inviting cities in the world, Austin, Texas. 1 – Update Your Social Profiles for Job Search Networking. When in sessions or attending events, use secondary hash tags during sessions to connect with potential hiring managers both in Austin and watching , recruiting from afar.

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