Category Archives: Talascend IT

Resumes, Interviews and New Jobs … OH MY!

Whether you are new to the labor force, looking for a career move or out of work struggling to get hired, finding a job can be a bit overwhelming. Allow me to provide you a few quick tips to help … Continue reading

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Face it, your friends and colleagues are more popular than you.

The statement is true, we are our worst critics. How many times have you found yourself frustrated at that person at your gym because they are in better shape than you, or at your neighbor because their house has more … Continue reading

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Three Things We Learned from the Instagram TOS Fiasco

  Instagram’s abrupt TOS changes may have lasting negative effects. In December, users of the popular photo sharing site Instagram (now owned by Facebook) were treated to a proverbial piece of coal for the holidays. Based on media reports from … Continue reading

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2012 Year in Review from Talascend IT

Happy New Year! In this New Year, I wanted to take a moment to thank all of you who read and engaged with Talascend IT and me personally in 2012; be it on the blog, LinkedIn and other social media, … Continue reading

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The Myth About Contingent Employee Engagement

  A new survey says contingent workers are engaged with hiring companies. Despite a small sample, it may have merit. Last week we talked about worker loyalty and engagement when it comes to employers. Hours later, I received my daily … Continue reading

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