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The Pros and Cons of Sassy Job Titles

Social Media Ninja. Email Marketing Guru. Director of First Impressions. If you’re involved in the job search right now, chances are you’ve come across at least a couple of these unusual job listings. With recruiters and employers pulling out all the…

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You Can’t Disrupt Human Interaction

I got a sad email yesterday from Path.to, a startup that was trying to match developers and designers with job opportunities. They offered a unique twist, allowing candidates to add their “human” characteristics, the ones that can’t be displayed in…

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Marriage without Dating. Recruiting Agencies and Letters of Exclusivity.

You’re out for a night on the town, you are looking great, and are excited about all the possibilities that the evening might bring. You visit a local hot spot and see an attractive person to connect with. You get…

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Specialized Tech Agencies – Missing the Big Picture

I have recently noticed the emergence of a huge number of specialized technical agencies here in Los Angeles. These firms will focus on things like front end development or mobile or Ruby on Rails, etc. Their sell is that they…

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