San Diego Conf Party Guide: #SHRMTalent, #IAEWS & #ERE15


This week I’m traveling to sunny San Diego to spend a week attending three different conferences in one fabulous location. San Diego has great food, nightlife and so much to offer. Grand Lobby Bar at 1 Market Place, San Diego. Grand Hyatt, San Diego. Grand Hyatt, San Diego. Grand Hyatt, San Diego. San Diego Convention Center, San Diego. San Diego.

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

Imarticus Learning

The past year was a turbulent one for the tech industry. There was a new controversy seemingly every week, whether it was Uber’s myriad scandals ; more personal data breaches ; Russia’s use of social media and other online platforms to try and influence U.S. voters ; growing concerns over tech giants’ power; and a series of sexual misconduct allegations against male investors and company executives.


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What Job Seeker’s Really Want From Employers. Q&A with Taylor Grey


In August, the news media was rocked after an email response was shared from the San Diego Padres where one job seeker responded to an employer email for her to attend a job fair at the bargain price of $495 with her own counter-email to “Suck My Dick.” HR Job Search candidate experience email frustrated with job search hiring horror stories interview horror stories san diego padres suck my dick taylor greyThe Candidate Experience According to Taylor Grey.

iPads, SHRM, & Getting My Nerd On


We are really looking forward to SHRM and seeing you in San Diego. Tags: blog squad , contest , ipad , Sherri Elliott-Yeary , SHRM I am almost 24 hours away from landing in sunny San Diego to serve as a member of the SHRM Blog Squad. Home ToolBox HR About Advertising Consulting Services Speaking Press Webshow Tweet This!


Next with SHRM–Day 1 Recap


Tags: econonmy , healthcare reform , HR , Lon ONeil , next , SHRM , Society for Human Resource Management , Steve Forbes Sunday’s conference festivities kicked off with an impromptu flash mob dance at SHRM’s Annual Global Conference held in San Diego, California June 27-30th, 2010.


The Community Of Conferences


In April I’ve attended conferences in Zurich (European Association of Organizational Health Psychology) and San Diego California (Society of Industrial Organizational Psychology). Both events were occasions for entering a temporary community. An international conference brings together people with a shared … Continue reading →

Trend watch: HR, texting, needlepoint | Penelope Trunk's Brazen.

Penelope Trunk

When my company was running out of money , I would go to San Diego to give a speech and stay at a four-star hotel and not have a cent. The San Diego story would piss me off if I was a firm that hired her. Posted by Tyler Hurst on May 31, 2010 at 1:52 am | permalink | Reply I'm not particualry bothered by the San Diego story. Is this your first time here?

Finding Your Voice on Social Media


Just over the week of the Fourth of July — from the blow up of San Diego’s fireworks show to the TomKat breakup — chances are good you got the latest news from Twitter or Facebook. It’s no secret that social media is ubiquitous. Entertainment value aside, social media savvy can have a major impact [.]. Career Communication Facebook LinkedIn Networking social media Twitter Voice

Protecting Yourself: Safety Tips For Uber Drivers


The button’s currently available in 250 select cities and counties in the US, including Los Angeles, Washington DC, Seattle, Phoenix, and San Diego. Roughly 3 million people drive for ride-sharing company Uber, and make an average of $364 a month , Market Watch reports.

2020 151 Picks Up $1.5M in Funding

Corn on the Job

San Diego-based , a startup developing web content management systems, said on Wednesday that it has raised $1.5M The funding came from ClearVision Equity Partners, a local San Diego investors. The company's existin investors include Andy Ballester, the co-founder of GoFundMe; Taner Halicioglu, co-founder of Seed San Diego; and Dave Hagewood, CEO of Psyonix (publisher of the video game Rocket League).

A “Free Floating” Job Search Via The Net

Career Alley

It is quite enough, for example, to type in a search engine the query “jobs in San Diego” on this site and it will offer you more than a dozen references to specialized online resources where these jobs are located. For example, when looking for a job as a lawyer in San Diego via the Internet, it is enough to see the relevant vacancies in this city, choose more suitable ones, send a resume to the specified address, and hope for the positive result.

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3 Steps to Writing a Winning LinkedIn Headline

Career Rocketeer

Their original idea was this: Experienced leader, change agent and recent University of San Diego Graduate; searching for a business leadership position in a multinational corporation with responsibility for implementation of strategic growth initiatives. I got an email this week asking about how to write a really catchy LinkedIn professional headline.

10 Things Every Jobseeker Should Be Doing to Find their Next Position

Resume Bear

In San Diego, the two biggest HR / Recruiter networking organizations are the San Diego HR Roundtable / SDHR (formerly known as the San Diego Recruiters Roundtable / SDRR) and San Diego Employer. San Diego, CA, United States Most Connected Woman on LinkedIn ~ Blogging about Social Media, Networking, Technology, Recruiting, Job Search Tips and Life in Sunny SoCal.

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Thrilling and Chilling Reads: Year-End Thrillers Perfect for Halloween!

Ms. Career Girl

Hannah, an OB, who has always wanted a child, discovers she is pregnant just as the virus hits her city of San Diego. Just in time for Halloween and all things horrifying, we’re sharing some truly frightening tales that will thrill you this spooky season!

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Can employers checking credit reports?

Careers Done Write

Karl, San Diego, CA. Dear Deb: I just interviewed for a job and they asked for permission to check my credit records. They said that they would provide me with a copy of the report they receive. I don’t have anything to hide. I am just concerned about this employer and if they are going to make a practice of checking into my private life. Is that a normal request for a person applying for a marketing position at consumer products company? Thank you!

2012 183

No,Google Should Not Have Fired the “Anti-Diversity” Engineer

Evil HR Lady

Employment attorney, Dan Eaton , a partner with the San Diego law firm of Seltzer Caplan McMahon Vitek, wrote an article for CNN before the firing which gave three reasons why Google shouldn’t fire, or possibly even discipline Damore (who was unidentified when Eaton wrote this.). Google fired engineer James Damore after he wrote a ten-page document about “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber.”

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Cost of Living Pay Cuts for Twitter Employees Moving from Bay Area: Valid or BS?

The HR Capitalist

To no HR pro's surprise, that means companies at some point are going to adjust the compensation of people leaving areas like San Francisco for more remote areas where a 3-bedroom home doesn't cost 2-3 million.

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Women Who Launch – For Whom Failure is Impossible

Ms. Career Girl

Wagman-Geller received her teaching credentials from the University of Toronto and San Diego State University. She currently teaches high school English in National City, California, and lives with her family in San Diego. Failure is Impossible. As a 1950s housewife my mother was “a woman who lunched.” The Mrs. So-and Sos-who went by their spouses’ first and last names- were unable to pursue careers.

2018 183

Who are the 10 Most Connected People on LinkedIn?

Resume Bear

San Francisco Bay Area. San Francisco Bay Area. Greater San Diego Area. San Diego, CA, United States. 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. Managing Principal, Executive Advantage Group, Inc. Staffing and Recruiting.

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Follow the Clean Tech Green Money: DOE Makes $90 Million Loan Guarantee, Regen Energy Receives $5.5 Million, Getaround Raises $3.4 Million

Green Career Central

with an office in San Diego, CA planned. The Department of Energy has finalized a loan guarantee of $90.6 million to Cogentrix of Alamosa, CO. Cogentrix will build a 30 megawatt high concentration photo voltaic plant near the southern Colorado town. When finished the plant will produce enough electricity to power 6,500 homes. Regen Energy , an innovative software company has raised $5.5 million from venture capitalists.

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Squeeze Keywords into Your LinkedIn Contact Settings?

Resume Bear

Stacy Donovan Zapar San Diego, CA, United States Most Connected Woman on LinkedIn ~ Blogging about Social Media, Recruiting, Networking and Job Search Tips & Tricks… Pay It Forward! Nice try, but it’s not doing anything to help your SEO (Search Engine Optimization) results. Sorry. Contact settings do not turn up in search results.

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Top 10 Cities of Geeks

Resume Bear

Stanford and San Jose State are also located here, educating and giving jobs to engineers, mathematicians and all sorts of brainy geeks. San Diego, CA : Besides having world-class universities and research centers and loads of jobs for engineers and techies, this pretty, beach-side city boasts the zip code with the most museums in the United States. The San Diego Public Library system also boasts 35 branches, the first of which opened in the late 19th century.

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Three Women Who Have Made Successful Career Changes

Ms. Career Girl

Druxman earned her Master’s degree in psychology from San Diego State University. She resides in San Diego with her husband, son and daughter. We all know the saying, “Necessity is the mother of invention.” Well, sometimes motherhood invents a new necessity for moms. In my case, my entire business was inspired by motherhood. Before starting FIT4MOM , I was the General Manager at a multi-million dollar health club.

2018 183

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

Ms. Career Girl

I know because the company I’ve been helping build as director of business development for the past six years, Confirm BioSciences, has consistently won Best Place to Work awards on a local and national level from the San Diego Chamber of Commerce and Inc. Building a best place to work is easier than you think. With the right people and the right formula, any company can have the type of corporate culture that fosters employee retention and makes recruiting top talent easy.

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5 Ways To Know If You Should Go Back To School Or Not

Career Alley

Sam resides in sunny San Diego, California. Grade school teachers are our most important resource, because they are the ones instructing our future generations. A teacher need only answer these 5 questions to see if they need to go back to school. If you are a teacher and would like a pay raise? Do you need to keep up with the latest developments in your chosen grade ? Do you need to keep up with the latest developments in teaching practices?

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Social Media Tip – Profile Pic Consistency

Resume Bear

San Diego, CA, United States Most Connected Woman on LinkedIn ~ Blogging about Social Media, Networking, Technology, Recruiting, Job Search Tips and Life in Sunny SoCal. If you use social media for business, promotion and/or job seeking purposes or just want to create a cohesive social brand / footprint, you may want to consider using the same profile picture for your various accounts on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, YouTube, Empire Avenue, your blog, etc.

5 Ways to Attract Local Clients for Your New Freelance Business

Ms. Career Girl

When I hosted workshops in San Diego, I was able to use local co-working space. We spend much of our time marketing online, attempting to reach a broader audience on social media or our website. While digital marketing is important in today’s online world, you could be missing opportunities to grow your new freelance business with local clients. Use these ideas to connect with potential customers that are hiding right in your own backyard. Be the Source for Local News Stories.

ResumeBear is Hiring ! Are You a Seasoned Drupal Developer?

Resume Bear

Local developers to San Diego, Orange, and Riverside counties are preferred, but we would definitely consider well qualified out of area contractors. Employment type: Contract. Telecommute: Allowed. ResumeBear is a funded startup looking for a seasoned Drupal developer to contract for 20 to 30 hours on an ongoing basis. There may be opportunity for the right candidate to be hired on for a full time position if desired.

5 Ways to Use Twitter in Your Job Search


Syracuse, NYU, San Diego State, SUNY Stony Brook and Miami are schools that share job leads, resume tips and career-related articles on Twitter. Join #socialjobhunt on 11/5 from 9 p.m. – 10 p.m. EDT to learn best pratices in finding your next dream job using social media. Presented by @Geico & @sbcareercenter. . Are you a college student about to graduate in December or May? Have you already graduated and are still looking for that dream job?

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3 Negative Habits that May be Hindering Your Career

Careers Done Write

Sam manages The Education Update and lives in beautiful San Diego, California. This is a Guest Post written by Samantha Peters, an avid blogger who enjoys writing about various career and job related topics. Most employees within a company have some habits that could be considered negative or counterproductive. There are some habits that are so negative, however, that they actually prevent employees from advancing through an otherwise good career.

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45 Free Spots for Author Book Events for Change Anything

David Zinger

San Diego April 26. 45 Free Spots for Change Anything Book Events. 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. The total value of this to the network is over $2000. You must either currently be a member or join the Employee Engagement Network to qualify for this cool offer.

Social Fresh WEST, Will You Be There? #socialfresh


This year Blogging4Jobs has had the opportunity to become a Media Sponsor for the Social Fresh Conference in San Diego, August 22-23rd. There are tons of things to do in San Diego and the conference doesn’t drag on for hours, but gives you a good burst of knowledge then let’s you go for the evening to mix and mingle with those who are in attendence of the conference.

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5 Public Speaking Myths You Need To Break

Ms. Career Girl

Amanda Hennessey is the founder of Boston Public Speaking and San Diego Public Speaking , where her innovative strategies give people confidence and charisma through finding their own unique voice. Does public speaking need to fill us with dread? Are there some commonly held belief systems that hold us back from sharing our perceptions, ideas, and making an impact? You betcha! Here are five really unhelpful myths that need to hit the road- now!

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Weigh In: Should Conferences Like ERE Restrict Consultants & Vendors?


One of my favorite conferences and communities in the past has been ERE and their Spring Recruiting Conference held in San Diego. Earlier this week I did the right thing and requested a media pass to the ERE’s conference in San Diego and was excited to write about sessions on LinkedIn, Huffington Post and Blogging4Jobs. I’m a big proponent of learning, conferences and helping to forward the industry.

2014 126

Inspiring Women in Automotive History

Ms. Career Girl

She calls San Diego, CA home and enjoys dining out, photography and traveling in her spare time. For some uplifting information and stories during this uncertain time, check out this post that highlights women in the motor industry and their heroic achievements!

5 Things My Internships Have Taught Me

Tim's Strategy

During my senior year at San Diego State University , I was lucky enough to have an internship course that helped me find internships, to learn about the subject of job searching, and how to go about conducting that search. I had two social media internships at two different non-profits ( Meals-On-Wheels Greater San Diego Inc. and CIF-San Diego Section ). This is a guest blog post by Britta Erickson. Starting your career can begin a number of ways.

Engage! = BS

HR Capitalist

True story - friend of mine is an Operations guy at a midwest company and is at their annual management retreat in San Diego this week. The brand they came up with for the event? Engage!". It was the exclamation point that got me. On cards. Swag bags. You know the drill. If you need to brand your event "Engage", I think you're already behind the 8-ball. If you brand it with an exclamation point ("Engage!), then I think you're a total fraud.

Companies Do Hire Unemployed People

Resume Bear

An ad for a Contract Internal Auditor in San Diego, paying $50 to $60 per hour, “seeking candidates who are currently unemployed.”. The digital ink has been spilling for months about companies that will only hire people who already have jobs. A career blogger recently mentioned “hundreds” of ads on job boards that specify that the unemployed need not apply.

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Conducting Job Research

Careers Done Write

Sam manages The Education Update and lives in beautiful San Diego, California. This is a Guest Post written by Samantha Peters, an avid blogger who enjoys writing about various career and job related topics. When it comes to finding a career, preparation is the key. For this reason, conducting research to discover more information about potential businesses and career fields can be essential for discovering the right path for finding a suitable position.

2012 160

LinkedIn – Dig a Well Before You’re Thirsty

Resume Bear

Stacy Donovan Zapar San Diego, CA, United States Most Connected Woman on LinkedIn ~ Blogging about Social Media, Recruiting, Networking and Job Search Tips & Tricks… Pay It Forward. Are You Prepared to Network When the Time Comes? “I can always tell when someone’s looking for a new job because they suddenly send me an invite to connect on LinkedIn, along with a whole bunch of our former coworkers.&# I hear this sentiment all the time.

2011 192

Why Employers Want to Pay for Your MBA

Career Alley

If you’re seeking this type of opportunity, major banks are good places to start, since these often participate in local MBA internship programs in cities such as San Diego. After leveling off last year, demand for MBAs is resurging in 2013 , with both recruitment numbers and pay on the increase, according to The percentage of employers hiring MBAs is up from 71 to 75 percent, while the average number of new hires has grown from 11.4 to 14.6.

2013 226

Hottest Career Options for the Year 2013

Career Alley

Author Bio: Brought up in San Diego, Ellena Reid is a proficient technical writer who also holds state-of-the-art expertise in technical editing. If you are an enthusiastic and eager job seeker who is looking to embark on a new career in this economically unstable situation, and feeling jittery, then you need not worry. We present to you some of the best career options to choose from. These careers are relevant to your education as well as suit your interests.

2013 236

This Week’s Good News in the #Workplace


ProFlowers in bloom: 550+ San Diego, California jobs to fill : Provide Commerce’s hiring blitz under way. Each week Blogging4Jobs is bringing you good news courtesy of Companies from across the world are doing amazing things that most people don’t really know about. As a part of our new Job Seeker Sundays we’re bringing you major news stories each week that shine a good light on companies.

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