Author Archive | Brent Skinner

Zao, employee referrals, social media referrals

The Legend of Employee Referrals Is Linked to Zao

If you’ve been following this blog, you know that just about all hiring organizations are using, or plan to use, social media to recruit job candidates. And hiring authorities are looking for referrals as a part of their social media–based recruiting efforts. You want your #CareerGravity to be right, to look good, when acquaintances of […]

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TalentBin: Diversify Your Online Footprint Now

Recruiting has changed. That’s an understatement of the highest order. The fancy schmancy term for recruitment is talent acquisition, by the way. As it turns out, I’m working on a related article due to HRO Today, well, today. Recently, in preparations for writing that article, I had the pleasure of speaking with Peter Kazanjy, co-founder and CEO of […]

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traditional resume, job seeking rejection

Jobseekers: Keep Your Cool — and Your Options Open

Recently, one jobseeker’s foot traveled directly to her mouth. Click on this link only if you’re OK with reading foul language. A jarring illustration of frustration, brought on by obsession boiling into a toxic brew of self-inflicted defeat, her story went viral. The angles to and dynamics of her plight would probably keep smart human resource industry […]

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TotalPicture Radio, Peter Clayton, #CareerGravity, Brent Skinner, Jon DiPietro

“TotalPicture Radio” Host Peter Clayton Interviews #CareerGravity

Recently, #CareerGravity Co-founders Jon DiPietro and Brent Skinner were guests on “TotalPicture Radio,”  an online show hosted by Peter Clayton. Jon and Brent provided Peter and his listeners with an overview of how #CareerGravity works. During their conversation with Peter, the co-founders spoke of #CareerGravity’s benefits to jobseekers and happily or unhappily employed professionals alike, who […]

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incarnation of the resume

Resume the 13th Part 57

The résumé isn’t just for Microsoft Word anymore. With #CareerGravity, you can do all sorts of cool, bleeding-edge things with your résumé. Social media, especially the visually-oriented destinations (e.g., Pinterest), give you a wide berth to exercise creativity and innovation in how you interpret the idea of a résumé and present it to the world. This past […]

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