Howdy From SXSW in Austin, Texas!

Sklover Working Wisdom

Currently, she is at the South by Southwest Conference in Austin, Texas, from where she is blogging. Howdy from SXSW in Austin, Texas! Tweet Guest blog written by Iben Larsen, who is a cultural anthropologist and MA in Media Science, based in Copenhagen.

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Harvesting Our Dreams in North Texas

Career Trend

Pelican’s Landing is hoisted above a sprawling sailboat marina one and a half miles […] The post Harvesting Our Dreams in North Texas appeared first on Executive Resume Writing Service.

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Texas Court Blocks $47,476 Overtime Rule

Evil HR Lady

Yesterday, Texas Judge Amos L. ” To keep reading, click here: Texas Court Blocks $47,476 Overtime Rule. The post Texas Court Blocks $47,476 Overtime Rule appeared first on Evil HR Lady The Obama Administration made sweeping changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), which changed the threshold for salary “exemption” from $23,000 per year to $47,476 per year ($913 per week). Mazzant III blocked the implementation of this law.

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THE TOP 20 BRANDED HR PROS: Meet Linda Aldred, SVP of HR at Texas Children's Hospital.

HR Capitalist

Linda's the SVP of Human Resources at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston, one of the premier pediatric hospitals in America.

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Why Cities Like Austin Are Jumping on Mandated Paid Leave for Employees


HR Work atx AUSTIN austin texas austin tx mandated employee leave mandated paid leaveRecently, I rented a U-haul to pick up some furniture and the woman who checked me in to get my trailer confided in me that she was working three different jobs to make ends meet. She looked tired. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean You Should


The game between the University of Oklahoma and the University of Texas is hosted each year on a neutral field called the Cotton Bowl, home of the Texas State Fair. The OU/Texas game ended in my family’s favor on Saturday, and my first game was an experience like no other.

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.

Dual Enrollment Students More Likely to Attend, Graduate From College

Resume Bear

High school students who take college courses are significantly more likely to attend and graduate from college than peers who do not, according to a study of more than 30,000 Texas high school graduates by Boston-based education nonprofit Jobs for the Future (JFF).

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5 Tips to finding the perfect property for your family in Texas

The Undercover Recruiter

The post 5 Tips to finding the perfect property for your family in Texas appeared first on The Startup Magazine. Real Estate home loan mortgage Property Real estate TexasOutgrown your current home? Need to move to a new location due to a promotion at work?

Deepening Our Roots on the Shores of Lake Texoma

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter And so it goes, Rob and I have moved into our new home, but this time, we are rooting ourselves into this small lake town called Gordonville, in Sherwood Shores, on the banks of Lake Texoma, Texas.

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Curiosity and Your Career

Career Trend

’ That is why life in rural Gordonville, Texas, fits. By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter I adore ‘quiet spaces.’ Nestled amidst horses, dogs, cats and goats and located less than two miles from our sailboat and luxurious Lake Texoma, my husband Rob and I live contentedly. During morning porch- and coffee-time, our neighbor’s cat, “Tom,” trots over to [.]

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You CAN Teach an Old Dog New Tricks!

Career Trend

Replete with change, our recent Texas transition has dogged us with new challenges. By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Hat tip to Dawn Bugni for inspiring the title to this post! Enveloped by mesquite trees and a sprawling yard, our resort home would seem to afford our beloved Louie – a 15-year-old miniature pinscher, free range. However, this [.] Related posts: Ignite Your Job Search By Minimizing Social Media By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Many myths are actually truths, and the.

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The Rigors and Joy of Career and Life Change

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter The picture above of the wraparound porch just off of our master suite is one of many reasons Rob and I chose to move to this Lake Texoma, Texas, hideaway. Located in a small town called Gordonville, just 60 miles north of Dallas, the community is dubbed Sherwood Shores and originally was platted [.]

The More Your Company Wins, the More Great Talent Will Allow You To Coach.

HR Capitalist

Alabama is playing at Texas A&M. Texas A&M scores and is kicking off, and IF they recover an onside kick, they could throw a hail mary with 5 seconds left to tie it, etc. I saw this one last weekend. I think you'll enjoy it. Here's your set up.

CHART OF THE DAY: Where Truck Drivers Will Lose Their Jobs in The Next 25 Years.

HR Capitalist

Midland, Texas: 4.2% (3,620 truck drivers). I've written about this before, but the chart below blew me away. Take a look at this chart from Fortune and we'll talk about it after the jump (email subscribers click through for image, click on image to blow it up further): There are 1.8

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How To Use Facebook’s New Graph Search For Job Search

Career Realism

For instance, you can look up “people who live in Houston, Texas and who like small businesses” or “friends of friends who work for Shell.”. Did your spouse get a job transfer to Houston, Texas and now you’re looking for employment in the city?

Riding Out the Storms to Get Underway in Your New Career

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter This year’s Texas drought has been an interesting contrast to last year’s Missouri floods. Following our move from rain-drenched Kansas City to stormy and windy Lake Texoma in May 2011, our initial concern was that we’d moved to a too-gusty location. Yes, you can have ‘too much’ wind for sailing – at [.] Related posts: Mid-Year Job-Search Checkup: Get Your Juices Flowing!

Where Do Writers Write? Take A Look…

Ms. Career Girl

When we moved to our retirement home in Texas, I got first dibs on what room to use for my office. My desk is a Texas ranger desk-it’s huge and it was a gift from my husband to celebrate my first sale to Harlequin Books. Last month I showed you where I write my books.

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Resume Writer: Making It Look Easy

Career Trend

Poindexter I had seen portions of sailboat races on television growing up, and if you’re a kid growing up in the deserts of the West Texas oil fields, television is as close as you’re likely to get. By Robert P. Like most people who don’t have an intimate knowledge of what it takes to properly motivate [.]

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Announcing the Workplace Masters Institute


Workplace Masters Institute is a national center for Leadership, Recruiting, and HR Training Based in Austin, Texas Who I’m Partnering With The Workplace Masters Institute is a joint venture of Jessica […] Source. Workplace Masters Institute has just launched. It’s part of my larger mission on providing resources, community, and development for HR, recruiting and workplace leaders.

Why Some Remote Jobs are Location-Specific

The Undercover Recruiter

You’re probably not surprised to learn that California, Texas, and New York boasted the highest number of telecommuting. The idea of working from anywhere at anytime is proving to be popular not just by employees, but by employers too.

Are Your Emotions Getting In the Way of Your Success?

Ms. Career Girl

A recent study, that monitored the brain activity of individuals playing a game of Texas Hold’em Poker, showed that managing emotion is a key factor in our ability to perform at a consistently high level. The post Are Your Emotions Getting In the Way of Your Success?

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10 Worst Resume Fibs in Academic History

Resume Bear

Texas A&M’s fake Navy SEAL. After his misdeeds were revealed, Kemos resigned from his position at Texas A&M in order to “spend more time with his family.”. In a competitive job market, resume lies have become more and more commonplace.

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Critical Thinking Strategies to Impress Employers with Jeff Kavanaugh

Competitive Resumes

He is also an adjunct professor at The University of Texas at Dallas. He is also an adjunct professor at The University of Texas at Dallas. Graduates undervalue communication and critical thinking. Employers want more of it.

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Shut up Already: How Social Media Can Cost You Your Job

Ms. Career Girl

Papabear321 from Texas works fine. The post Shut up Already: How Social Media Can Cost You Your Job appeared first on Ms. Career Girl. The last few weeks have been difficult for the country.

50 Happiest Companies for 2012

Resume Bear

Texas Instruments. CareerBliss announces employees’ choice for the happiest places to work! See Top 10 We’re proud to reveal the winners of CareerBliss’ Happiest Companies in America Awards for 2012, thanks to thousands of employees from around the country.Of

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What is an Unconference & 5 Reasons to Attend #TalentNet


Last March, I attended my first TalentNet event at SXSW in Austin, Texas. There is still space and if you can’t make the TalentNet event this year, I would strongly recommend you attending the next one in Austin, Texas at Whole Foods Corporate Headquarters on March 13, 2015. This years event is September 12, 2014 in Dallas Texas and you can register here. Blogging4Jobs has been a long time supporter of TalentNet. Join the B4J Crew in Dallas 9/12/14 by clicking here. .

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A Job vs. a Career (you choose)

Career Trend

Maximize an ‘Ordinary’ Job to Bolster Your Career Value By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter During a recent trip to North Texas, Clearing the Junk in Your Career Trunk By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Are you a careerist who is sailing. By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter Though the term “job&# and “career&# often are used interchangeably or in similar contexts, they really are quite distinct words.

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Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers | Resumebear Online Resume

Resume Bear

ResumeBear Featured Jobs Support Job Trends Salary Trends Contact Us Email Posts Resumebear Online Resume ResumeBear Online Resume Builder Resume Delivery Resume Tracking Featured Government Jobs Resume & Cover Letter Tips Interview Tips Best and Worst Cities for Job Seekers 01.

4 Telling Traits Of A Maverick Candidate

Career Realism

The term was coined after the Texas pioneer Samuel A. 4 Telling Traits Of A Maverick Candidate. Work It Daily. When you think of some of the biggest business names around the world, who immediately comes to mind?

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Many Colleges and Universities have jumped on Pinterest

Resume Bear

We’re big fans of the way that Texas A&M makes being an Aggie a family affair. In their Future Aggies Pinterest board, TAMU shares cute clothes, baby photos, and a celebration of everything that Texas A&M kids might like.

the new overtime rule is on hold

Ask A Manager

A Texas judge today issued a temporary injunction halting the rule nationwide. That new overtime rule that was coming next week that would have required an additional 4.2 million American workers to be paid overtime if they work more than 40 hours in a week.? It’s been blocked for now. It’s not a permanent stop to it, just a temporary halt. It might ultimately still end up going forward … or this may the end of the rule as we knew it.

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APPLE: The Real 2nd (or 3rd) Headquarters Your City Wants.

HR Capitalist

Much of that work is currently done in Austin, Texas, as reported by the New York Times in late 2016.". As you all know, first prize is a Cadillac Eldorado. Anybody wanna see second prize? Second prize's a set of steak knives. Third prize is you're fired.

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Call for Presentations for New SMB HR & Recruiting Conference in 2016


Our first event is going to be held April 7-8, 2016, in Dallas, Texas. Since 2007, Blogging4Jobs has been committed to providing digital resources for the HR and recruiting communities. It’s time to try something new which is why I’m launching a series of conferences for the small to medium sized business HR and recruiting communities.

Millennial Unemployment Rate is 12.7 Percent in July

Resume Bear

The organization’s social media platforms – “Being American by GO,” “The Constitution by GO,” “Gas Prices Are Too Damn High,” and “Keep Texas Awesome” on Facebook – have amassed a total fan base of more than 3.4

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Career Choices and Occupational Health: Let’s Honor Workers Memorial Day

Career Key

At least two tragic reminders of workplace safety’s importance have occurred in the last week, the deadly Texas fertilizer plant explosion and just today, the factory collapse killing over 87 garment workers in Bangladesh. For more information: Texas Explosion Seen as Sign of Weak U.S.

Why Society Has “Following” All Wrong


Yes, I was born and raised in Austin, Texas. I am an original Austinite. The city is booming. I have watched this college town become #1 on most lists for places to live, and to find employment. Every year SXSW rolls into town. I have always avoided SXSW like the plague for the most part because of the enormous amount of people that come into town. I was excited this year though. I was thrilled to be a part of TalentNet.

How One Fitness Company Lifts Its Community

Career Realism

In addition to their amazing headquarters in Bryan, Texas, which includes a full workout facility, cafe, and zen garden (yes, a zen garden), Nutrabolt and its employees engage in something much more meaningful.

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4 Best Cities In The U.S. To Focus Your Job Search

Career Realism

The median household income for the city is around $50,000, which is much higher than the rest of Texas and the country as a whole. Shoveling snow in south central Texas is virtually unheard of. Whether you’re ready to make a move for personal reasons, or you’re simply on the lookout for a new opportunity, moving for a job can be overwhelming, to say the least. It can be particularly difficult if you haven’t definitively decided on a region to focus on.

Maximize an ‘Ordinary’ Job to Bolster Your Career Value

Career Trend

By Jacqui Barrett-Poindexter During a recent trip to North Texas, Rob and I collected several customer service stories that inspired this post. When employees get lax in their jobs, perhaps thinking certain duties seem mundane or not all that important, their performance, and ultimately, the customers they serve, are impacted, negatively. Rest assured, though simple [.] Related posts: Career Lessons Learned From Capt. Slocum and the Spray By Robert P.

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