Florida: Not Business As Usual For Millennials!

Ms. Career Girl

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Enterprise Florida for IZEA. For those who have little or no first-hand experiences, the mention of Florida might conjure up images of Spring Break or retirement. But for that vast time between college and the Golden Years, Florida has boundless opportunities to grow and innovate. And Florida colleges have strong strategic partnerships with major businesses. The Florida Talent Pool. Medical technologies.

Looking for Direction? Perhaps Florida is the Key

Ms. Career Girl

. This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Enterprise Florida for IZEA. Florida – Where it’s at! Florida – The Sunshine State – is home to more beaches and coastline than any other continental state. Most people think of Florida as a vacation spot; really it should be spotlighted for innovation and forward thinking. Florida businesses have invested a lot of time and effort to create partnerships to build a thriving manufacturing hub.

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Florida’s Unique Approach to Talent Development


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Enterprise Florida for IZEA. Well in the state of Florida CAPE isn’t exactly a superhero, but it is a program that has the ability to grow Florida Talent ! The Career and Professional Education Act (CAPE) was created in Florida to form a partnership between businesses and the education community, with the goal of sustaining a vibrant state economy. It’s a program that helps Florida Business thrive.

The Future Is Here and it Is in Florida


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Enterprise Florida. Florida is hot. The more my business travels send me south, the more impressed I become with the evident technological renaissance the state of Florida is experiencing. Florida Business is booming. Florida is also rife with manufacturing, financial and government-related work opportunities. What do these advanced rockets and spacecraft mean for Florida’s economy?

Technology is Killing Your Daily Genius


I spent the last two weeks in Florida with my daughter while my husband, Greg finished up a project. And I wondered how many brilliant ideas were lost due to technology. Technology getting in the way. Technology streamlining the process.

Download Your 2015 Guide Las Vegas for #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas


The most anticipated guide filled with nuggets of wisdom, insights, where to go and what to do in Las Vegas during the HR Technology Conference. This guide is filled with information about cabbing it in Vegas, shows to see, restaurants to enjoy and what to do when you aren’t at the HR Technology Conference. A daily guide during the HR Technology Conference, learning the who, what, when, where, and parties happening each day right before your day starts.

Creativity is Key to Saving Jobs From Becoming “Robotized”


The utopian side is that rather than the grim world described above technology makes our lives easier. Barring some international disaster or some asteroid striking earth I am in the school of thought that technology will be far more beneficial than it will be harmful. Yet at the same time this also frees people and resources to create new technologies and new jobs, jobs that don’t yet exist. Technology does not invent technology. People invent technology.

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The Sunshine State is Shining In More Than One Way!

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Enterprise Florida for IZEA. They don’t call Florida the “sunshine state” for no reason. But there’s been another kind of sun shining down on Florida. While the locals and tourists no doubt enjoy all that sand and sun, there’s been a revolution in medical technology manufacturing. Oz Ozkaya of Florida’s Infinium Medical has called Florida a virtual “Silicon Valley for medical manufacturing.”

Relocation May Soon Be a Thing of the Past

Water Cooler Wisdom

According to Richard Florida at  CityLab , just slightly more than one in ten Americans (11.2 Current Affairs Employment Trends Flexible Work HR Issues Job Hunting Life in the 21st Century Millennials Technology

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Home Safety Tips for the Digital Age

Ms. Career Girl

Now, technology has completely transformed how home security is viewed and has made it more digital. These technological advancements can give you more confidence in your ability to keep your home safe.

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51 Company Career Sites for Direct Links to Jobs

Career Alley

Baptist Health South Florida. 5 Links and Tips to Finding a Career in Technology Consulting. Job search is a classic example of being in the right place at the right time. You don’t stand much of a chance if 100 resumes were submitted to a job opportunity before yours was submitted. While you might be the perfect person for the job, “getting there first” is (unfortunately) often more important than any other factor. So, what can you do?

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CIOs Treasure the Old While Bringing in the New

Water Cooler Wisdom

According to GCN’s Stephanie Kanowitz , Florida’s Miami-Dade County IT department faced a tough choice. Since the technology is tighter, the county is in a much better position to protect its data. But, she added: “Our IT strategy is not about reacting to the technology trend of the moment. Best Practices Life in the 21st Century Productivity Technology

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Building The Best Place To Work – Strong, Employee-Centric Core Values

Ms. Career Girl

Sara’s top interests include building relationships with customers and growing Confirm’s distributor base in key markets with customized client solutions across products, services, and technologies. Prior, Sara studied anthropology at the University of North Florida, and is also certified in business strategy and competitive advantage from Cornell University. Building a best place to work is easier than you think.

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Get the VIP Treatment at #HRTechConf & #IAEWSLasVegas


GET THE INSIDE SCOOP AT THE 2015 HR TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE IN LAS VEGAS! I can’t believe are less than 2 weeks away from the 2015 HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas. Yes, three events which are the HR Tech Tank, IAEWS Fall Congress and the HR Technology Conference. We’re knee deep in pre-conference content strategy for #HRTechConf where we’ll bring you the best insights into what you can expect at three different events in Vegas in one week.

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Top 10 Cities For New Grads

Resume Bear

As for jobs, Seattle has space for clean technology and life sciences, and is the hub for Amazon, which posted over 1,900 job ads. Home to 4,133 information technology firms, 50 digital media companies and 30 clean tech firms, low skilled workers need no apply. Katie Lewis is currently a senior at Florida State University and will graduate in May 2012 with a B.A. For those ready to graduate this spring, have you decided where you’re going to live?

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Follow the Clean Tech Money: DOE and USDA Award $12.2 for Biofuel Research, Clean Urban Energy Receives $7 Million, Nuventix Receives $10 Million

Green Career Central

States where the awards were made include: California, Colorado, Illinois, Florida, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma, South Carolina and Virginia. Clean Urban Energy , an energy efficiency technology company designed for buildings, has received $7 million from venture capitalists. Nuventix will use the funds to continue developing cooling technology for LED lighting. The Departments of Energy and Agriculture has made awards totaling $12.2

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This Week’s GOOD News in the Workplace


Tulsa projects turned on by Faith : Electrical construction contractor, Faith Technologies, to hire 200. Med-Care growing in Boca Raton, Florida : Leading medical/pharmaceutical supply company adding almost 250 jobs. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGOODNews.BIZ. Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about.

2014 102

Best Career Coaches in Your City

The Corporate Con/noisseur

Explore Two Roads Explore Two Roads has offices in both Atlanta, Georgia and Jacksonville, Florida. Best Career Coach in Miami, Florida. million people and is the seat of the cultural, financial, and economic center of South Florida. Best Career Coaches in Your City.

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Should You Move for a Job?

Career Alley

The states with no state income tax are: Alaska, Florida, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas, Washington and Wyoming. About Redfish Technology : Founded in Silicon Valley in 1996, Redfish Technology is an award-winning talent acquisition firm specializing in high tech and clean tech sectors. By Leah O’Flynn, Executive Recruiter , IT Division. Moving is a big undertaking for most folks. There are a lot of things hanging in the balance when you get an offer that requires relocation.

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Is a Presentation From Tony Hsieh of Zappos Enough? (#HRFL11)

HR Capitalist

Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh keynoted HR Florida this morning. Before I go off on a rant, let me say this – I’m a fan of HR Florida, Zappos and Tony Hsieh. HR Florida is a great conference. I put it in my top two in the HR space: HR Florida and the HR Technology Conference, which will be in Vegas in October. The real issue with having a supernova like Tony deliver a keynote at a great show like HR Florida is the lost opportunity. HR Florida: +1.

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


Optym penciling in jobs in Florida : Scheduling software provider expands in Gainesville with 100 new jobs. 3M has some cool new technology : The company’s new advanced cooling technology will have a big impact on big data centers. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGOODNews.BIZ. Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about.

2014 103

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


AIG will create 230 jobs at new Charlotte, North Carolina technology center: Technology center to provide application development and management services for the insurance company. Allied Specialty Vehicles brings jobs to Winter Park, Florida: The expansion of an existing manufacturing facility will create 126 jobs. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGoodNews.biz.

2014 105

Is It the Right Time for a Career Change?

Career Alley

Recently Michael Brandwein, teaching and training expert, appeared on WTFX-FOX in Florida to offer his perspective on field growth and choosing the most beneficial education program for the future. Brandwein claims that the healthcare industry envelops 12 of the 20 fastest-growing jobs and that healthcare information technology will be particularly in demand. Communications is another hot field for the coming future, particularly within the technology and network data verticals.

2010 221

Is a Career in Family Medicine Still worth the Investment?

Ms. Career Girl

While family doctors will continue to be needed, the advances in technology can stifle this growth. With new technology allowing doctors to treat more patients in less amounts of time, hospitals and other healthcare facilities are expected to higher fewer family practitioners. States who reported a higher employment of family and general practitioners include California, Florida, Missouri, Texas and Illinois. The post Is a Career in Family Medicine Still worth the Investment?

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How to Survive in the New Job Market


According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , the five top states for new job creation in 2017 were: California, Texas, Florida, New York and Georgia. The job paradigm in the United States has always been constantly shifting.

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Holland's Theory Still Remains Top Career Theory for Career Test

Career Key

A recent Florida State University study of over 50 years of research shows John Holland's theory of vocational choice (also referred to as the RIASEC theory) still ranks as the most widely researched and used theory in career counseling. This news confirms why The Career Key test, based on Holland's Theory, continues to be the best, professional counselor recommended career test on the Internet. The study , published in late 2007 by Elizabeth A. Ruff, Robert Reardon, Ph.D., and Sara C.

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


CGI Group to open technology center in Lafayette, Louisiana, create 800 jobs : University of Louisiana provides computer science professionals for state’s economy, thanks to CGI. Northrup Grumman and Gartner hiring in Florida : Northrup Grumman hiring 1800 in Brevard County. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGOODNews.BIZ. Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about.

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This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


New Bristol-Myers Squibb facility brings 579 jobs to Tampa, Florida : Gov. Waltham, Massachusett’s Constant Contact expects to hire another 400 in 2014 : Online marketing company will be hiring for all areas including marketing, support reps, and technology positions. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of JustGoodNews.biz. Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about.

2014 104

Adecco’s CEO for a Month Internship

Competitive Resumes

Top reasons for the skills gap include gaps in wage expectations (46%) and new/shifting technologies (41%). Five finalists will be flown to Adecco Group North America office in Jacksonville, Florida for a boot camp for three days. I am proud to help Adecco Group North America to promote their annual “CEO for a month” internship program in North America.

Best Companies to Work for 2014

Resume Bear

Baptist Health South Florida. World Wide Technology. Fortune’s Top 100 Companies to Work for 2014 List is out and Google tops the list again this year! List Rank. Company Name. of US Employees. Google. 42,162. 6,588. The Boston Consulting Group. 2,552. Edward Jones. 38,015. Quicken Loans. 8,386. Genentech. 11,998. salesforce.com. 6,739. Intuit. 7,728. Robert W. Baird & Co. 2,704. DPR Construction. 1,356. Camden Property Trust. 1,784. Wegmans Food Markets. 43,564.

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DIY work experience: How to create your own internship

Career Alley

Karl Fendelander cut his teeth on web writing in the late nineties and has been plugged in to the newest technology and tuned in to the latest trends ever since. Currently, Karl has begun his search for computer schools in Florida to further his interests and career in the booming tech industry. “ The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. ” – Confucius.

Are You Properly Leveraging Your Retiring Boomers?

Water Cooler Wisdom

The baby boomer generation, I thought, does not want to retire to Florida and play golf and mahjong all day. Once they are respectfully offboarded from full-time employment, boomers can act as external contractors, using technology like videoconferencing and  virtual reality  to work on individual projects, mentor employees, and advise senior leaders. I've observed an interesting phenomenon.

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50 Best Workplaces & Employers for Boomer & Traditional Generations


He had such great relationship and personal skills but struggled in adopting the new computer program or technology. 31. Central Florida Health Alliance . 35. MEI Technologies Inc. . 39. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) .

Seven Short Q&A’s on Saturday

Sklover Working Wisdom

Palm Harbor, Florida. Florida City, Florida. I am an Information Technology Director for a Fortune 50 company and I have decided to resign for personal reasons. Question 1: Can an employer lower commissions caps? Alan, can an employer lower a cap on commissions paid to an employee? Keep in mind the employee is 100% commission, and it also puts a limit on commissions that could be paid out as part of hitting targeted bonus goals. Larry. Norwalk, Connecticut.

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How To Pick The Right Career (Part 2)

Resume Bear

Okay, so I am not an expert in information technology, but I would say that its a safe bet to put some of your eggs in the java basket.

2010 219

How To Pick The Right Career (Part 2)

Resume Bear

Okay, so I am not an expert in information technology, but I would say that its a safe bet to put some of your eggs in the java basket.

2010 214

Don't waste time talking to the wrong recruiter

Resume Bear

When I was Recruiting for Lanta Technology Group (way back in the day) I staffed startup companies, mostly Executive and Technical talent.

2010 221

How To Find a Job Before The Job Description is Written

Resume Bear

200 Jobs pending in Michigan Diversified technology giant General Electric Co. (GE) GE) Monday stated that it will create more than 1,300 new jobs in the state of Michigan over the next five years in technology, software, manufacturing and sourcing.

2010 266

Top Careers of the Future

Resume Bear

Changes in consumer demand, improvements in technology, and many other factors will contribute to the continually changing employment structure of the U.S. Expanding Internet technologies have spurred demand for these workers, who can develop Internet, intranet, and Web applications.

2010 254

How To Pick The Right Career (Part 1)

Resume Bear

You can give your life to a particular trade and before you know it, you are replaced by some form of technology.

2010 236

Get the VIP Treatment with our #SHRM16 Party List


If you’re a vendor or HR technology who wants to get on the list or talk about how I can help, shoot me an email at jessica(at)blogging4jobs(d0t)com or (405)293-2564. . INSIDER’S GUIDE TO SHRM 2016 PARTIES & SPECIAL EVENTS. We are just 5 short weeks away from the 2016 SHRM Annual Conference in Washington DC. I’m currently working on blog content, selecting sessions and trying to develop a plan for all things #SHRM16.

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Companies hiring in August 2010

Resume Bear

The Washington Business Journal 2010 “Book of Lists&# named CACI the largest software developer, eighth largest government contractor and ninth largest technology employer in the national capital area.

2010 223

11 Commandments For Smart Negotiating

Resume Bear

It appears that there are plenty vacant positions in the field of technology.

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