Tag: Technology

Aug 17

Technology and Respect for Its Roots

One of my favorite pieces of art is Winston Link’s photograph “Old Maude bows to the Virginia Creeper” in which an old horse seems to be giving deference to the approach of new technology. Gene and Roy Hampton just happened to be at the crossing with a sledge of wood destined for their nearby farm …

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May 26

From the Archives of Make HR Happen – Technology, ATS, and Fire Trucks

I love talking with job seekers about finding their dream job. We plaster the Twitter chats with platitudes about passion. I hope most of them never lose sight of that dream, but I also pray that they are not blinded by it. The dream that never happens makes for an unhappy life. Most careers are …

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Apr 25

Networking: The Job Search Imperative

So, you think spending a few minutes applying to jobs through a job board is a complete job search plan? Think again. Job boards are still a valuable part of the process, but the usefulness of this approach is trending downward. Three years ago almost 25% of new hires came from the boards, last year …

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Oct 22

Social Media: Too Dynamic To Grasp… Too Powerful To Ignore

Last week an article written by Tom Pick appeared on the Webbiquity | B2B Marketing Blog site that was called 87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012. The title is an immediate attention getter because it is obviously not somebody’s condensation of data into the usual David Letterman sized list. Also, the …

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Sep 18

Your Twitter Mind Tricks Won’t Work On Me

Star Wars fans will read the title of this article and immediately have flashbacks to the mind control that a Jedi could willfully exert over others. One of my favorite scenes was when the overconfident Qui-Gon was trying to negotiate with the junk dealer Watto and pay with Republic credits. With a wave of his …

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