I'm not a paying customer and I got a top 5% mail. I worked out that that made me a one of 10 million people and commented such in an LI update.
I did wonder if this is profile views over a specific period or since LI began. …"
"1) Yes, enabling technologies will make for a more mobile workforce. I see that, however, as being more about changing jobs, and even careers, more often, working non-traditional hours and being more likely to have two or more partime jobs…"
"We're just coming out of a 5 year recession. I wonder how much of this is based on that fact. More people are ready to go contracting rather than be employees, probably because that's the only type of work they can find because…"
"Todd O. I read that bit as when you hire one person there is an expectation that when handed a task they will reach out to their contacts for information and assistance, not that you hire someone and they bring their own team with them. …"
"I think that the Resume, like discrimination and TB, is going to be with us for some time despite our attempts to stamp it out. And, like discrimination and TB, that's a bad thing.
There's a saying in science that the fastest…"
"I think the Resume (or CV depending on environment/country) is alive and well. What I think is changing is a Resume is becoming insufficient. We've moving to a time where you need a Resume (or CV) *and* the profile, the…"
"Here in the UK both the British Computer Society (BCS) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) are trying to promote both women to STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and STEM to women. IET run an annual…"
"There are different sorts of selling and some work better for some people than they do for others, both the sales people and the people being sold to. A lot of people think you need to be a hard charging, type A, hyper confident sort of person…"
"I find pipl.com a very useful way to scare colleagues. They think a potential employer won't be able to find their Facebook profile or that comment they wrote 4 years ago. Guess again! A harder problem to crack is those people…"
"Betsy, is any job better than no job? I think not all the time.
Consider this (some details changed or obfuscated to protect the innocent and guilty alike) situation. Bob is 37 and worked in IT, mostly support but moved into…"
"I usually work on the principle that unless I've said something at least 3 times the other person hasn't understood it.
I am a bit surprised that someone could mistake an annual salary for an hourly rate. Most people have a…"
"Additional to the comments others have made I'd suggest finding out if the HR bod who gave the off the cuff reference is a member of a relevent professional body (here in the UK that would be CIPD) and flag it up to them as a professionalism…"
"I remember once being accused of being too casual and familiar with customers and told off for going into too much technical detail with them (this was an IT support type role). My manager named a couple of customers who he said had complained…"
"I forget the exact figures but a lot of people are mostly visually oriented (as opposed to mostly auditory, kinesthetic or Digital/Neutral). That means they connect to a visual image first and prefer information delivered visually. …"