One Louder

Exploring the fine line between clever and stupid. Heather Hamilton is a Staffing Manager and Microsoft Employee Evangelist.
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June, 2008

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    I'm encouraging you to complain about our careers site. This is not a trick.

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    I'm helping out our HR IT team. They are developing our new careers sites (for US and international) and I meet with them every so often to talk about specs. We sat together this morning to talk about search and I mentioned that I had been contacted in...
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    When does Hillary throw in the towel?

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    My mom and I are betting on when Hillary announces her withdrawal from the race for the democratic nomination. Can I just tell you how weird it is that my mother and I are voting for the same person? The only other time that happened was when I was 17...
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    One of my friends...

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    asked me if I wanted to go see New Kids On the Block. And while I would love to tell you that she was being sarcastic, she was just being younger than me. What can be worse than middle-aged New Kids? And seriously? I was in college when they came out...
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    Back to blogging soon

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    I know I haven't written much lately. I'm not making excuses or pretending like it's a big deal for you. Right now I am working on my business plan which is a ton of writing. I'm almost done. But while I'm doing it, my writing creativity bank is empty...
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    June 28, 1999

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    I know I do this every year, but.... I can't believe I have been at Microsoft 9 years! Saturday is my anniversary.
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    Trying yoga again

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    I tried Yoga about 5 years ago. It looked like the kind of thing I wanted to like. Wasn't necessarily the kind of thing I thought I would like. But I wanted really, really badly to like it. I may have approached it the wrong way. It seems to me that it...
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    Future Peonies of America Club

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    Once? There was a sales on pots?

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    Marketing Hiring Event in Austin

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    A bunch of Microsoft recruiters and hiring managers from across the comnpany are flying down to the Lone Star State (yeehaw!) to meet with folks interested in working for Microsoft. The backgrounds they are interested in are: Product Management ...
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    Bathroom buddies

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    This is too funny . I have visited Apple before and my escort did wait outside of the restroom. Because I'm sure I would have known where to look for their trade secrets and their copier paper to steal. It was all polite, but most definitely paranoid...
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    Want it? Need it? Gotta get it?

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    I guarantee that there is a Microsoft employee with one of these in their home (the one on the left). I'm experiencing a little cognitive dissonance with the arm ink though. Perhaps I should have looked more closely at the souls lined up in front of the...
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    Blogging with Style

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    I can't tell you how many times I explain my blogging to people and they simply don't get it. I think it's the combination of the fact that I am blogging as a work activity and that I write about personal things that have them all confused. As time moves...
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    Busy Saturday

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    This Saturday morning, I hopped on my scooter and went to the Redmond Farmers' Market. It's small but you can always find something there that you want. In fact, one of the things I like about farmers' markets is the unpredictability. I have a memory...
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    'Sex and the City' should have stayed a TV show

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    Or "How I wasted $11 and two hours and was only left with dashed expectations" Saturday night a few girls got together to go see the Sex and the City movie. OK, I'll admit that we started out at my house with Cosmos, but only because my friend Cheryl...
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    Crappy questions you hope you aren't asked in your lifetime

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    On the Freakonomics blog, they are playing Prisoner's Dilemma . It's fun to read the answers (so many!). My thinking is that you don't necessarily use the question to find out what the other person will do but to influence him to do what you want him...
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    Every once in a while, a girl needs a little Vegas

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    People who know me probably don't understand how much I love Vegas. I'm not what you would think of as a Vegas person. I like quiet and clean and orderly. Mixed drinks frequently make me dry heave (or wet heave....sorry). I'm all about the "real thing...
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    Technical Community Network Communications Specialist (the kind of job title that explains why we use acronyms so much here)

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    You know I always hesitate to plop job descriptions in here. Because, you know, despite my actual job, I find job descriptions (yawn) boring. The words "necessary evil" come to mind, but I don't really believe things can be evil. Maybe they are just a...
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    "Career Woman"

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    I guess I can't call myself "career girl" (anymore). Is that a ticking sound I hear in my head? Oh, never mind. Here's a short interview I did recently with Career Woman, Inc.
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    Now with 73% more photographic goodness

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    I did that focus group for Sunset Magazine last week. Although I would have talked for free about something that I like so much, the money was for putting on make-up and getting in my car. Anyway, as we talked about the magazine, what we like and don...
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