Month: June 2011

What Job Seekers Can Learn From Lady Gaga

Don’t let the eccentric makeup and extreme fashion fool you. Lady Gaga is not another pop star using shock value to stay in the spotlight. She is actually a brilliant entrepreneur. Her enterprise? The Lady Gaga brand. There’s a reason Forbes chose her as 2011’s Most Powerful Celebrity – over Oprah. A recent Wall Street Journal blog highlighted what aspiring entrepreneurs can learn from Lady Gaga’s career, and we saw some important lessons for job seekers, too. Read More

Seattle Job Openings: SEOmoz

We ran into a fellow Seattle company, SEOmoz, last week at SMX conference in Seattle.  They are a cool group of people doing great work.  They currently have eight open positions. From “SEOmoz develops SEO software, provides a robust link intelligence API, and hosts the web’s most vibrant SEO community.” Benefits include competitive salary, stock options, 31 paid days off, travel opportunities, home Internet access, transportation options, health benefits (medical, dental, vision, FSA), 401k with company match, and weekly catered lunch. Read More

Handling the Ups and Downs of Job Search

Some people purposely read the end of a book first. They find that removing the suspense and knowing how it’s going to turn out makes the book more enjoyable. With job search, you don’t have the option of knowing from the start how it will turn out. While job search tends to follow a certain course, you don’t know what any given day will bring – perhaps a new lead, or perhaps a rejection. It’s helpful and appropriate for job seekers to be optimistic that their job search will have a happy ending. But between now and the start of your new job, there are sure to be highs and lows.  Here are six ways to deal with the ups and downs of job search. Read More

Seattle Job Openings: Wetpaint Entertainment, Rainier Investment Management, Inc.

A fellow Seattle startup, Wetpaint Entertainment, has openings for the following positions.  Who is Wetpaint?  Here is how they describe themselves:  Our mission is to revolutionize media.  Our vision is to become the leader in the media industry with the most coveted and profitable brands, driven by our proprietary playbook and technology engine, renowned talent development program and culture of continuous revolution. Read More