One Louder

Exploring the fine line between clever and stupid. Heather Hamilton is a Staffing Manager and Microsoft Employee Evangelist.
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September, 2005

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    What's your employment brand? Ask someone. Ask Steve Ballmer.

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    We had our annual marketing symposium yesterday and Steve Ballmer spoke. He took questions at the end and someone asked what gets him excited to come to work every day. My first thought was "nice softball question", but his answer really made me think...
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    Read between the lines

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    I thought this was funny . There's a lesson in there for sure. via David Manaster
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    Hire by blog again

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    Initially, blogging was a candidate engagement and employment branding tool. Now I am figuring out how to use blogs to connect candidates with hiring managers here. Bloggers like to be in the know and like to be connectors and when you consider that some...
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    Oh Happy Day...un-doing the wrong that was done to me 6/28/1999

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    We don't get to pick our e-mail addresses here. When a new employee joins, the e-mail alias is chosen for them (my friend Ann swears she didn't pick mine, but...). Anyway, someone (not Ann) somewhere (not Ann's office) decided that I needed to be heathham...
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    Microsoft's Linux/Open Source Lab

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    Here's some info about our Linux/Open Source Lab . Why? In a nutshell, interop. Bill made a big splash at Linuxworld recently. Call me shameless but his team is hiring ; ) Seriously, if anyone wants me to get their resume in front of Bill's team, I'd...
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    U can save it 4 the chat room

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    On MSN, Martha Brockenbrough asks: "Does IM Make U Dum?" I've received e-mail resume submissions from people where I swear I was hearing from Prince (hey some of you are my age and know what I'm talking about, right?). As Martha explains, the appropriateness...
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    I'm not not thinking about Katrina

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    When I started this blog, I thought hard about what I wouldn't blog about. Specifically, religion, politics and my personal life (family, dating, etc). I'm an opinionated person as anyone who knows me (or reads this blog) is aware. So I've been keeping...
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    How to date a blogger

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    In his article, Ten Simple Rules for Dating a Blogger , Pete Blackshaw explains how to court a blogger...professionally. The article is written like a how-to for dating but what we are talking about is getting the attention of bloggers, building relationships...
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    Peter Fifka, International Man of Mystery

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    WSJ article on Peter Fifka and Microsoft's efforts to nab the bad guys. What a cool job to have. Before any wanna-be secret agents ask...no, I do not recruit for this group.
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