If you care about hiring or being hired, I recommend you check out an in-depth article in which I offered some detailed thoughts on these 7 trends:
Go check out The Top 7 Reasons Hiring Is Being Reinvented…Right Now! for the full article — it’s hosted by Ongig, a new business I’m part of.
I invited third-party recruiters to comment on section #7 and a couple of them disagree with me — it’s great to have an open dialogue on this important topic.
I’m on the Web all the time — I estimate I’ve looked at more than 50,000 Web sites in my lifetime
When one of them stands out, I like to spread the word.
99Designs is one such Web site.
99Designs solves a common problem in an unusual way: it allows you to submit your design requirements to their audience of designers who compete to win your project (or “contest” as they call it).
I tested them out for a logo I needed for a personality type site I do in my spare time. It hasn’t launched yet but it’s going to be called “TopTypes.”
Since real-life examples are more useful, I took screen shots of the experience I had running a design contest on 99Designs for the TopTypes logo I needed.
You can choose from such categories as:
I’m sad today like millions of others, that the top inventor of our time, Steve Jobs, has died.
I feel very lucky that I got to interview Steve Jobs for an article I wrote early in my career (I can remember how excited I got when he called me directly to chat!). I more recently got to ask Steve and Bill Gates a question about entrepreneurship (see Bill Gates, Steve Jobs & Me).
But, I have a cooler Steve Jobs item to tell you about.
I want to share a story that Steve Jobs asked my friend Gary Brickman to keep secret years ago.
After naming a product, the tagline may be the most important marketing lever you can pull.
Afterall, the name of the product opens up the conversation with your customer…but the tagline can immediately tell them what it is that you do — and what makes you unique.
You’ve probably seen how much I love lists.
So I’ve compiled a list of 50+ of my favorite taglines. Enjoy!