“Most Chaotic Desk” Facebook Photo Contest

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Do remember what color your desk is? Been a while since you were able to find the last pen you lost? We want to see pictures! Fidelis Companies is having a Facebook “Most Chaotic Desk” photo contest and want you to enter! Work from home? Don’t feel left out! Send in a photo of your… Read more »

Finding A Job in the Social Jungle: Part 4

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For the final installment on effectively using social media in your job hunt, we’re going to look at Google+ (G+). For a look back at my tips on using LinkedIn, Facebook or Pinterest and Twitter, click the links to view the full posts! Google+. G+ is the newest of the most popular social media sites,… Read more »

Finding A Job in the Social Jungle: Part 3

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To continue my series on effectively using social media in your job hunt, I’m going to dive into Pinterest and Twitter this week. Is your brain on overload trying to process all the information? Need a quick refresher course? Catch up on our tips for LinkedIn and Facebook now! Pinterest and Twitter are not the… Read more »

Finding A Job in the Social Jungle: Part 2

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Last week I wrote about effectively using LinkedIn to find a job. Compared to other popular social media platforms, LinkedIn is viewed differently by those who actively use the site to find job applicants and professionally network. LinkedIn is viewed, out of all the social media platforms, as THE professional networking site. However, it is… Read more »

Finding A Job in the Social Jungle: Part 1

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Finding a job with social media can be a daunting task for those not of the millennial generation. While more and more people, of all age ranges, have embraced social media as a social outlet to connect with friends and family, but using these same networks to find a job is an uneasy subject. Maybe… Read more »

Surviving Today’s Job Market

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Yahoo! Finance’s The Daily Ticker posted an interview recently with John Paul DeJoria, co-founder of John Paul Mitchell Systems. DeJoria, now with a net worth of nearly $4 billion, and his business partner, Paul Mitchell, started their business in 1980 with $700. Coming up with the start-up money forced DeJoria to live out of his… Read more »

Planning for the Lulls

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The lull between Thanksgiving and New Year’s is understood by most in this industry. As a consultant, you know to either plan for some time off during this period or make sure you are on a project that is expected to go through this slow patch. As recruiters, you know to plan for the best… Read more »

Sometimes Bad Press is Just Bad Press

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Still being ‘green’ to the IT/ERP world, I am shocked by certain realities more than my coworkers. This was especially true when a coworker shared a link with me last week about a consulting firm sending people to work in the US illegally. Did you read the same story? The firm is InfoSys. Again, since… Read more »

Social Media, here we come!

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Well, we finally kicked off our quarterly newsletter last month! I’m writing a version for our consultants and one for our managers, and the opt-in forms went out around the beginning of January. The plan is to get them out at the beginning of the quarter, but because it was the first copy, of course… Read more »

Fidelis is starting a newsletter!

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Talk about a BUSY Friday!!! This week definitely started off pretty ‘down in the dumps’ around the office with sickness bouncing from cube to cube, but today really rose above for us. Both of our AM’s have rocked it today. Multiple openings have rolled in this afternoon, which is cautiously telling us 2012 is definitely… Read more »