3 Reasons to Start Speaking at Industry Conferences

Ms. Career Girl

According to veteran communications strategist Aurora Gregory, “Nothing demonstrates leadership and expertise more than speaking in front of your industry peers.”. 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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Wayfair Is Adding To Its Talented Team

Career Realism

The company has put a particular emphasis on hiring engineers in 2021 in hopes of hiring approximately 1,000 technologists for new engineering hubs in Austin, Toronto, and the San Francisco Bay area.

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7 Travel Must-Haves for #SXSW


Whether your a veteran or a first timer this list will help deliver an exceptional experience during your time in Austin. Be sure to grab a starbucks giftcard and download the app before you head over to Austin for ease of use. If you’re a veterans you should already know this, but for newbies, don’t leave home with comfortable shoes. You’ll be walking all over downtown Austin looking for the next big party. Headed to SXSW this year?

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


Texas welcomes Atlassian Software and Allstate Insurance : Austin, Texas is a rapidly growing hub for high-tech startups and established tech companies. Federal Savings Bank brings HQ, 100 jobs to Chicago : The bank, owned and operated by military veterans, is accepting applications for administrative, accounting and finance positions. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGoodNews.biz.

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4 #SXSW Must Attend Career Events for Job Seekers


This one has a special place in my heart especially since we just hosted a webinar on veteran & military recruiting (access here). Featuring Austin startups. Get your job search game face on before SXSW and download our free job seeker toolkit that includes resume & cover letter template. Click here. . SXSW and any large conference or convention center is a great time to network and look for a new job opportunity.

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How to Recruit For A Small Business

Water Cooler Wisdom

I sought insight from three successful small-business owners who have mastered the recruiting process: Derek Capo, CEO of Next Step China , a study abroad program in Beijing; Erica Douglass, co-CEO of computer repair shop 1Up Repairs in Austin, Texas; and Phillip Oakley, founder and CEO of branding agency Common Giant in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Our employees have diverse experiences and backgrounds, from a restaurant manager to a veteran to a former security guard.

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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. Now that I am in my second year I have prepared a little more and I know what to expect, how to balance everything, and how not to overextend myself while in Austin for those 5-6 glories days. Veteran note: Create an alternative email address to register for these parties — you don’t want millions of email spam before, during, or after the party! .

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