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Topic: Technology

Become A Better Person

[27 Aug 2009 | Written by: Jorge Lazaro Diaz | No Comment | ]

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I started using Facebook recently. Interestingly enough, it was my 13 year old daughter that was my top advisor. She had been using Facebook for a while and knew the ins and out of it very well.

Sylivia Ann Hewlett published a reverse mentoring article earlier this summer in a Harvard Business Review blog recommending us older folks get ourselves a mentor. She touts what Time Warner did by formalizing a reverse mentoring program where Gen Y kids (the 70 million-strong demographic born between 1979 and 1994) are …

Get A Job

[5 Aug 2009 | Written by: Jorge Lazaro Diaz | One Comment | ]

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I have been a long time user of Linkedin.com and use techniques like the ones recommended in the reprinted article by Mary Elizabeth Bradford to promote Career Jockey and myself. She provides a quick overview for how to make use of Linkedin.com to get yourself noticed and use it to help get yourself back to work.
Have you secretly been wondering what all the hoopla is over social networking sites liked LinkedIn…but been too afraid to ask? Or perhaps you are in the midst of a job search and know …

Get A Job

[31 Mar 2009 | Written by: Jorge Lazaro Diaz | No Comment | ]

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I’ve known Alex Funkhauser and his staffing team at Sherlock Technology Staffing for years.  They have been recruiting South Florida technology people for as long as I can remember.  Alex also keeps a calendar of events.  It contains numerous South Florida networking events which techies can use to meet people in that field.
If IT is your field and you are interested in networking with South Florida,  frequent Alex’s site for events you should attend.
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Get A Job

[26 Mar 2009 | Written by: Jorge Lazaro Diaz | 2 Comments | ]

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Among a bunch of other great material at GMA Job Club with Tory Johnson, you have two articles describing how to use Facebook, Tweeter, Linkedin, and other social networking sites in your job hunts.  They are Tweet You Way to a New Job and A Luddite’s Guide to LinkedIn.  Both provide great advice.  
On a similar note, I read through Kevin Kermes “How to Get the Job You Want.”  Now I read a lot of  job search and career change material and with a title like that, I expected  information like I’ve read in a dozen …