Monday, July 23, 2012

Duane's favorite topic: Brand

A light weight and brief article on the importance of the personal brand from the people at Career Directions - Consider it an overview.
Personal Brand YOU

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Recruiting in the age of YouTube

What can you tell about a company based on how it positions itself as an employer? Discuss in the comments.

Monday, July 16, 2012

Better goal setting

Today I thought I'd share an interesting article from over on Psychology Today:


Monday, July 9, 2012

Frustrated with the job search process?

You're not alone. Perhaps you're in transition looking for the ideal job or maybe you're just something to do on the side. Or maybe you're an employer looking for the ideal employee to fill that critical position or just need to make a temporary hire. In each case you're probably not having the best of experiences.
Why Companies Aren't Getting the Employees They Need The conventional wisdom is that our education system is failing our economy. But our companies deserve a lot of the blame themselves.
And a follow up article:
Software Raises Bar for Hiring

Mistakes you don't know you're making.

An interesting article from the folks over on LifeHacker- A hiring manager explains a few of the things that get in the way of seriously considering a candidate. See if any of them apply to you -

Why I Won't Hire You