Flipside Crypto’s Balter Talks Uber, #MeToo, Cryptocurrencies

Imarticus Learning

Xconomy recently reached out to business and technology leaders from around our network to put 2017 in perspective and look ahead. The past year was a turbulent one for the tech industry.

Using Your Network

Hiring Technical People

Q&A with the Recruiting Animal → Using Your Network Posted on May 13, 2008 by johanna I found my first job with the help of an on-campus recruiter, and with a local Boston-area recruiter. Network. I don’t recommend Facebook or Myspace for professional networking.

2008 156

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Enterprise 2.0 Conference — Geeks at Work


conference in Boston brought together thought leaders focused on applying social software strategies to improve business performance. The store revenue of general managers who were active on the social network was significantly higher. boston enterprise 2.0

2012 131

Networking means making real friends.

Penelope Trunk

I took my kids to a four-day music workshop in Boston. Now we are tourists in Boston. So I go through my list of people who I know who I would want to hang out with in Boston, and the list is really long. Your network is people who will really go to bat for you.

Tech Culture is in CTC’s DNA

Career Realism

A niche focus (web, mobile, and software developers and engineers), a lot of IT recruiting expertise and market knowledge, plus an expansive network (1,000+ area employers), enable them to give candidates a competitive edge in the tech job market.

Non-Competes Can Hurt Your Hiring

Hiring Technical People

Hiring Technical People Hiring technical people and being hired can be difficult, no matter what the economy is doing. Use the tips here to hire better, or find a new job.

2009 156

11 concrete ways to use Twitter for networking

Blue Sky Resumes

I don’t know how many job seekers are strategically using Twitter to network and advance their job search , but I do know that it’s a very small percentage. This might not sound like an obvious networking tool, but bear with me. First and foremost, Twitter is a social networking site.

2014 64

Five Tips to Combating Ageism in Hiring, Part 2

Hiring Technical People

Target networking will help you meet the right people. You can use this information as you create your target network. Once I hit 30 years of work, I referenced where I worked for the first ten years: “Worked as a software developer/project manager at these Boston-area companies.” Agile Job Search HTP experience job search Manage Your Job Search recruiting resume target network valueIn Part 1 , I suggested five tips for the “older” job-seeker.

2016 132

A Hiring Manager’s Starting Guide to Twitter

Hiring Technical People

One of the things that’s so hard about hiring these days is that it’s so dependent on your personal network. LinkedIn is part of your network. Twitter has to be a part of your network. As part of the updated hiring book, I have a section devoted to networking with Twitter. Add your city or major metropolitan area, such as #Boston or #NYC for Boston or New York, especially if you are not going to pay for relocation. Twitter is a social network.

Ask Deb – 5 Steps to Step Up Your Job Search

Careers Done Write

JG, Chief Information Officer, Boston, MA. Approach your network with questions about who they might know. Ask Deb Job Search Strategies career advice networkingYour team did a great job on a résumé revision for me last month. It looks amazing and I am really pleased.

2010 229

What Are We Doing in the Azores?


It turned out that the only direct flight from Lisbon to Boston on Sata Air (a partner airline of TAP), made a stop here. We then continued to Boston. We were heading towards messy precipitation wandering across the freezing point in Boston.

2013 130

The Power of a Loose Connection

Hiring Technical People

If you read this blog or my Manage Your Job Search book, you know I’m a big fan of networking with loose connections. They keep expanding their networks, one loose connection at a time. I wanted to work at Symbolics, a local Boston company. Agile Job Search cultural fit job description network referralThose referrals are more likely to land you a job or help you find a candidate than asking the same people you already know.

2012 163

Making New Year’s Resolutions:  Start with a Vision of Your “Future Me”

Ms. Career Girl

I’ll network more.” This might be a good year to begin to identify new networks to cultivate or new ways to volunteer that will help you develop relationships with people in your future world. She is also a graduate of Columbia University in New York City and Simmons College in Boston.

2018 210

Moving Overseas For Your Spouse’s Job? The Most Important Thing You Will Pack is Patience

Ms. Career Girl

For over thirty years, I enjoyed a career in the world of non-profit organizations: fundraising for organizations I admired (such as PBS); helping corporations and foundations make strategic philanthropic decisions; serving on the boards of many civic organizations in the Boston area, where I live.

2019 162

51 Company Career Sites for Direct Links to Jobs

Career Alley

Use LinkedIn (don’t tell me that you are not on LinkedIn), and find people in your network that are either working for the company or are linked to someone who is working for the company. Boston Consulting Group.

2013 346

7 Ways To Meet New People (And Have Fun Doing It)

Career Realism

You might not think you have the time, patience, or social confidence to go out and build your network on a whim. Related: 5 Reasons You Should Network With People Who AREN’T In Your Industry. Meetup.com is a huge network that helps local groups come together, face-to-face.

2016 89

How to Use a Recruiter in Your Job Search

Hiring Technical People

I now have a short list of six trusted Boston-area recruiters, whom I refer and recommend. In exchange, I hear about new positions early, increasing my value to my network. Agile Job Search network recruiterIf you’re looking for a job, and you have more than two years of experience, you can consider using a recruiter. Some recruiters have entry-level jobs, but that’s rare in this economy.

2012 152

Great Job Interview, Have You Said Thank You?

Career Alley

Thank You Letters – Boston College’s Career Center offers good advice on Thank You letters. This is the second article on Thank You letters (the first was “ Have you sent your Thank You letter ?”). ”).

2015 306

Empowering Women in Business: Intercollegiate Business Convention Year 10

Ms. Career Girl

One of the reasons I encourage aspiring career girls to attend networking events and conferences is because I believe that the success of one woman inspires the success of another. The post Empowering Women in Business: Intercollegiate Business Convention Year 10 appeared first on Ms.

2014 266

Listing Every Job on Résumés

Careers Done Write

Boston, MA. In most cases, you can save that money and have better success networking. Dear Deb, Q: I just met with a recruiter.

2011 212

Best Career Coaches in Your City

The Corporate Con/noisseur

The best career coaches not only have direct industry knowledge, but they have spent a majority of their careers in that industry, networking, speaking at conferences, and developing new methodologies and processes which are adopted across the board. Best Career Coach in Boston.

2020 52

Finding the Best Ways to Conduct a Job Search Online

Career Alley

Either way, LinkedIn is the place to be for professional networking. If you live in Boston, for example, it’s worth visiting Boston.com as part of your job site explorations. more – The Do’s and Don’ts of Social Networking.

2013 300

How to Make the Most of Your 15 Minutes

Water Cooler Wisdom

first baby born in Boston in the year 1974 (his photo was on the front. Best Practices Communication Creativity & Innovation Discovering Your Passion Handy Resources Life in the 21st Century Networking Ownership & Initiative Personal Marketing Social Media There comes a day in many of our lives when we will briefly become. famous.    For one of my friends, that day came early on, when he was the. page of the Globe). 

2013 64

7 Ways To Meet New People (And Have Fun Doing It)

Career Realism

You might not think you have the time, patience, or social confidence to go out and build your network on a whim. Whether you enjoy a fancy cocktail or you’re content with a beer, there are plenty of opportunities for networking. 5 Sites For Finding Networking Events.

2013 114

9 Traits Of A Professional Resume

Tim's Strategy

My wife and I recently ate at an Italian restaurant in the North End of Boston, where I had Linguine Alla Pescatore and Caprese Salad (with fried tomato). Any job seeker who is in the game has a LinkedIn profile, the networking document to your targeted resume.

2013 107

The Power of Community Outreach

Water Cooler Wisdom

OPEN Forum asked three local business owners how they reinforce the strong community ties that can ultimately lead to more sales: James DiSabatino, owner of Roxy’s Grilled Cheese in Boston; Cheryl Munoz, co-owner of Sugar Beet Food Co-op in Chicago; and Janet Schultz, owner of Blue-J Eco-Friendly Small Office Cleaning in North Carolina. When it was founded, I began networking with the Cabarrus Chamber of Commerce and a number of other local business organizations.

45 Free Spots for Author Book Events for Change Anything

David Zinger

The first 5 members from the Employee Engagement Network who want to go to each of these events will receive a free pass that includes access to the event, a free copy of the book, a chance to interact with an author, and a chance to get the book signed. Boston May 6.

5 Hot Careers for Criminal Justice Majors

Career Alley

If you watch TV, you might have seen Suits or Boston Legal. With so many social networking websites, there has never been a better opportunity for you to get in touch with target employers and network with leading lawyers.

2014 409

Take Charge of Your Career as a Freshman


Look for internship workshops, online networks, alumni events and employer information sessions at your school. Kellen Brink, a 2011 Boston University Grad, had an interest in law when she first started college. Welcome to college!

2014 157

Hire for Cultural Fit: It’s Time to Add Other People, Pt 2

Hiring Technical People

Surely, in the Boston area, there must be non-white, young and older people looking for jobs. I started networking at meetings, looking for people who might fit with my teams. In Hire for Cultural Fit: It’s Time to Add Women, Pt 1 , I wrote about the need to add women to your team, and what you could do. But just hiring women isn’t enough. You need race and age diversity, along with personality diversity to get the best products out of your teams.

2014 205

5 Tips from a LinkedIn Jedi

Resume Bear

The man who wrote the book on LinkedIn shares his secrets to becoming an expert social networker. Along the way, Gowel used LinkedIn to achieve each step; an experience, he says, that has made him into an expert on how to use LinkedIn to become a master networker.

2012 267

Who are the 10 Most Connected People on LinkedIn?

Resume Bear

Greater Boston Area. ONA – Open Networkers Alliance. Most Connected Woman on LinkedIn ~ Blogging about Social Media, Recruiting, Networking and Job Search Tips & Tricks… Pay It Forward! In honor of LinkedIn passing the 100 Million member mark this week, I thought I’d introduce you to the 10 most connected people on LinkedIn. Each of these members has at least 30,000 first-level connections. Ron’s got the most with more than 43K! Ron Bates.

2011 196

LinkedIn’s Youthful Expansion


Students as young as 14 in the US are welcome on LinkedIn’s social networking site as a result of their newly revised terms of service. in Boston? Network with and learn from alumni. Will we start to see colleges really leveraging their networks?

2013 152

Job Hunter’s Roadblock: Is It All in Your Head?

Career Realism

News & World Report , I take on some of the internal issues that confront job hunters : poor self-esteem, reluctance to engage in social networking, and more. I interviewed three of the very best career counselors in greater Boston to get their take on these issues.

Students and Grads Top 10 Companies

Resume Bear

They use social and professional networks to research companies, explore trends, and get the inside scoop on careers from classmates, friends and family. Top 10 Companies for Students and Graduates. Tech-savvy’ means something completely different today than it did 10 years ago.

2012 255

ResumeBear Tips For “2012? New Grads on Linkedin

Resume Bear

Our New Networking series has taken a look at how social media sites can be used as powerful networking tools for new college graduates, sharing our best picks for tips, tools, and more for Facebook, Twitter, and now, LinkedIn.

2012 283

Job Search – Soft Landing or Hard?

Career Alley

Early in my career I went on a business trip to Boston with our company’s head of Operations. Business Social Networks – LYou should leverage contacts who work for the companies where you may want to work.

2012 269

How To Get Jobs At Startups


Okay, so everyone knows that Silicon Valley, Boston and New York are the major hubs in the US for start-up companies. So chances are they have an event where all budding startups go to and network. Attend these events and build a strong network. Network local.

2013 111

Study finds a Third of US College Students would Rather Have Started a Business

Ms. Career Girl

For the study, entitled “The Multi-Generational Job Search”, produced by Boston-based consulting firm Millennial Branding and career network Beyond.com, found almost two-thirds of US employers would now consider hiring a candidate without a college degree.

2014 151

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.

60 Percent of Jobs are Filled through Referrals

Resume Bear

you’ll be able to view potential connections between the organization and your existing professional network. That’s the latest feature from one of the leading automatic online job application software packages, SilkRoad Technology’s OpenHire.

2011 256

5 Things You Should Do To Revive a Toxic Work Culture

Ms. Career Girl

Evaluate the Underlying Support Network. – A study by the Boston Consulting Group reports “appreciation for your work” as the most important factor to job happiness. Are your employees tired? Discouraged? Burnt out?

2017 135

An Agile Approach to Your Job Search: Create Your Agile Mindset

Hiring Technical People

Last week, I gave a talk at WIND (Wednesday is Networking Day), here in the Boston area. It was titled An Agile Approach to Your Job Search. I decided that based on the response to that talk, I would do a series of blog posts for candidates about how to look for a job.

2011 243