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The WORST things technical recruiters do

1. Not including a job description

Engineers are bombarded on a daily basis with calls and emails from recruiters. Why would anyone call back if they don’t even know what the job is? 125 more words

The best career advice.

A few years ago, we sat together in a theatre celebrating Albert Gallatin’s 250th birthday. He was a Swiss guy who found his fame in America, eventually becoming Secretary of the U.S. 124 more words

Germany

Building Real World Skills in a K-8 PBL School

One of our PBL PLC participants at ESSDACK today used some of her time with the group to brainstorm additional ideas and strategies to tighten up a project she’s done before: a K-8 CoffeeHouse event where students are given a budget, do all the planning for the event, and perform a musical piece, a poetry reading, or display their art one evening at their very own “coffee house.” All students in the school, K-8, are involved in planning, building, and hosting the event, so it’s kind of a big deal to this small community. 299 more words

LifePractice PBL

Who is the Greenest of them All?

Continuing with the catch up, Monday was Greenpeace Day.

As I’ve already mentioned a couple of times, I had a big job interview on Monday which actually tied in nicely. 257 more words

Festivals

CEOs Focus on Talent Shortages, But the Key is Engagement & Retention

http://www.tlnt.com/2014/09/17/ceos-focused-on-talent-shortages-but-the-key-is-engagement-retention/

As candidate shortages intensify is needed a focus on engagement & retention

By Michelle M. Smith is the Vice President of Business Development at Salt Lake City-based… 51 more words
Human Resources

I Need A Nap

I got two phone calls today from Higher Grounds. I got fired before I even started working, and then got hired again a half-hour later. Here’s how shit went down: 909 more words