Don't make people SEARCH for you! Be VISIBLE!!!
A few months back I touted the importance of staying visible when trying to accomplish something. Today, I am returning to this concept because it has delivered results. This week I will be starting three different part time positions that I would have never had the [...]
Over the past few months I have been networking my way to what hopes to be a job or a combination of positions very soon. I have been incredibly fortunate to meet leaders in the tech industry and wanted to list them here to show that people are actually pretty nice and that if you [...]
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After weeks of talking to people at networking events, tech events, friends, twittering, facebook status updating and google searching, I still couldn’t find the ability to search multiple blog feeds for a specific topic and then have that search become its own RSS feed.
Responses on Twitter included [...]
When at a networking event with alcohol available, each of us struggles with how much to drink.
As a rule I tend not to drink around people I don’t know. Maybe it’s a single girl security issue, and maybe it’s my knowledge that I’m a bad driver to begin with. Either way I rarely [...]
Britto art always make me happy
Nothing helps with making friends or finding a job like the power of positive thinking.
My email signature, which has gotten a lot of notice recently (I think it’s the economy) says “Look at the good you have in your life, your friends, your family, your health and everything [...]
This past weekend I learned from a biz dev buddy of mine at Yahoo about companies that specialize in purchasing words on one search engine only to have a page come up that has ads through another ad network that people will click on and make them incremental profits. Though 1-10 cents may not seem [...]
CEOs may seem scary, but at some point most of them were in your seat.
Why meeting the CEO is never a bad idea…
I’ve been interviewing at a company over the past few weeks for a position I didn’t want. The position was way to analytical for me, and though I can pull data [...]
Just Keep Talking!
In one of my first posts I discussed how Jason Nazar explained the importance of telling people about your idea and to not be afraid of someone stealing it. His philosophy centered around a few concepts:
1) No one else will probably be as passionate as you are about the idea [...]
So thanks to Twitter and Facebook and soon to be Streamy and EBlizz, it’s really easy to share cool sites that you come across.
Today site: cr.am
God I love it when you use the .xx to finish your name, like chi.mp
Cram will shrink your links to very small links, like tinyurl does but [...]
Though staying visible is important, moderation is paramount.
Be warned of burn out. If you’re going to go to every networking event that comes your way and go on every interview, even if you don’t want the position, you’re going to start getting frustrated. Once you get frustrated, you become less genuine, and less effective. [...]