Google cheat sheet

Via John Dowdell, a cheat sheet of google’s Boolean operator protocol. Fairly standard but always good to have a cheat sheet. There’s also a book called “Google Hacks” full of tools and tricks for power users (some of it was above my head technically, but there’s still some good stuff in there) Alta Vista used to…

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More on what we look for: Inbound Product Management

A while back I promised that I would share more about the types of profiles we look for and explained how management consultants fit into various marketing roles here at Microsoft. I didn’t mean to leave you hanging, but things have been a little busy, what can I say? So let me share about some…

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The World’s Very Best Job Sites?

Dave Lefkow writes about the best job sites. OK, is it just me or, as you click through some of the links, do you find that these all kind of look the same? It very well may be me since I’m a recruiter and have looked at more than my fair share of job sites…for…

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Finding blogs that interest you…

Steve Rubel gives some good advice (and tools!) for finding and tracking influential blogs in your area of interest. Gotta throw in that Technorati is good for this stuff too.

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How lucky and unlucky can I be?

Weird, weird morning. I never look forward to my annual physical, but after mine this AM, I guess I felt a little fortunate to be healthy. Plus with all the political talk and thinking I’ve done about those less fortunate in this world, there’s not a lot I have to complain about (I’m trying to…

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Congrats to John Zagula and Rich Tong

I’m a little behind on blogging, folks. Trying to keep a lot of balls in the air here and unfortunately, the blogging ball landed at my feet sometime last week. So doing a little catching up… Last week, I attended the launch party for “the Marketing Playbook” by John Zagula and Richard (Rich)  Tong. I met John…

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As a blog reader, what do you want from a recruiter’s blog?

In my recent experience speaking at industry events about blogging (2 more in the works…I’ll provide details as the dates get closer) and engaging with recruiters individually, I hear some themes. Actually, they are questions…the same ones I hear over again. First, recruiters want to know if their company will let them blog. Wish I could…

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Michael Gartenberg says companies should be concerned about blogging…

for a number of different reasons. In his recent post, Michael asserts that companies should work to understand what is being said about them via weblogs, and should be concerned with what corporate bloggers and personal bloggers (who identify the company they work for) are saying. He makes some good points. I can’t tell you…

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