I was talking with a friend of mine over the weekend and she mentioned how she was enjoying a few of the tips that I had showed her in regards to managing bookmarks and her Google Reader
. I noticed that as we were talking it was obvious that she had several tabs open - some for very quick items or news sites. I asked if she'd given any thought to treating her browser homepage like a dashboard instead of a search engine.
A few minutes later she was loving the idea - and more importantly - called yesterday to say thanks because she felt much more productive. So I thought I'd share in the hope to accomplish two things:
- Help some readers maximize some browser efficiencies.
- Receive feedback and suggestions on how I might do the same based on what some of the RecruiterGuy.net readers may be doing.
In a nutshell, most people's browser simply launches to a search engine or to their ISP's homepage. What we'll usually see there are some customized options that provide the weather update or local movies or a joke of the day. Many people go so far as to add bookmarks to customizable homepages like Yahoo! and MSN. But as a Recruiter - let's think bigger.
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