Q&A With Leadership Coach For Zynga, Facebook & eBay

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Regan Bach is an executive coach, leadership consultant, and President of Irontree Consulting.  He has worked with some incredible companies including Facebook, Zynga, eBay, Paypal  and a number of other leading technology businesses. Regan is also a friend and I thought I’d ask him some questions to help support you in case you haven’t had the… Read more »

5 Pictures From Facebook’s New Headquarters

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Thank you to Anonymous for sharing some pictures of Facebook’s new office in Menlo Park. She had a grand time at the new campus with the slight exception of the 20 minutes it took to find parking! I “like” the Facebook sign that greets you: Cool idea for a parking spot:

5 Job Title Pitfalls To Avoid In Your Career

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Most job titles are normal, but some situations can get weird. Here at Ongig (the video job description platform), I spend a lot of time looking at job titles and noticed these 5 job title pitfalls to try to avoid in your career: 1) People With Multiple Titles (For Just One Employer) People using more than one… Read more »

Wanted: Technical Assistant To Stephen Hawking — $38,500 Per Year/No Equity (Cambridge, UK)

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Hawking.org will be posting an official job advertisement for a Technical Assistant to Professor Hawking in mid-January. Here is an unofficial summary of the job from their Web page. Here’s a video of Hawking from TED: Technical Assistant To Stephen Hawking Primary Purpose: To allow Prof. Hawking to function within the physics community and as… Read more »

The Top 10 Most Visually-Appealing Career Web Pages Of 2011

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Editorial Update — check out this updated article from 2016: 20 of the Best Company Career Sites (and Why!) Ongig’s vision is that all job opportunities should be visual and transparent — that’s why all of our job opps have video and pictures. But there are also many employer Web sites with cool career pages — we… Read more »

The Evolution Of “Geek”

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I was watching An Evening With Kevin Smith (The full 2 hours of it free) the other night and a guy named “Geek” asked Kevin a question — and Kevin had a throw-away comment about the word “Geek” originating from someone biting chicken heads off. That got me thinking about the origin of the word… Read more »