Higher education with Tad Brinkerhoff – Mon 6/28

Tad Brinkerhoff will be my guest on Monday 6/28 to discuss Higher Education and the Workplace. Join us on Monday 6/14 at 11am PT|12n MT|1pm CT|2pm ET at http://ow.ly/1GtFk. You can either call in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a live question on the call, or in the chat room. If you’re not able to listen to the radio show at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

Tad Brinkerhoff is the director of the Executive MBA program at Brigham Young University.  He earned his MBA at BYU and spent a number of years in the corporate world with companies like Fuji Heavy Industries and Wal-Mart before joining BYU in 2001.  Tad is also responsible for the Cardon International Sponsorship program for the BYU MBA program.

Tad’s contact information:
E-mail:  tad@byu.edu
Website: emba.byu.edu

Quote of the show:

“A graduate degree is something that will pay off handsomely in the long run. By continuing their higher education, individuals are doing all that more to improve their quality of life, personally and professionally.” ~ Michael Katz, Berkeley Haas School of Business

Number of the show: 98

On May 15, 2010, Nola Ochs graduated with her MBA at the age of 98. Read the story about her life long love of learning.

Articles referred to on the radio show:

Website dedicated to information about MBA programs around the world: http://www.mbaprograms.org
MBA programs getting a bad rap: http://www.productivity501.com/never-hire-an-mba/7918/

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Interviewing with Steven J. Smith – Mon 6/21

Steven J. Smith will be my guest on Monday 6/21 to discuss Interviewing. Join us on Monday 6/21 at 11am PT|12n MT|1pm CT|2pm ET at http://ow.ly/1GtFk. You can either call in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a live question on the call, or in the chat room. If you’re not able to listen to the radio show at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

Steven J. Smith has over 6 years experience within the Human Resource and Recruiting professions for mid-sized organizations. His contributions have marked a distinct and significant improvement in the acquisition of top tier personnel that have made an unmistakable contribution to the growth and strategic development for the organizations for which he has worked. In his current role with iApplicants, his goal is to help HR departments simplify their hiring process by providing better reporting and tracking capabilities. He feels very strongly that HR should be a strategic partner with the executive team, and by providing an applicant tracking software that is user-friendly and customizable, clients can save time, money, and have the ability to better show the value of their department. Steven holds a B.S degree in Finance from Brigham Young University and is PHR certified.

Contact Info:
Steven J Smith, PHR
888-633-9269 x705
steve@iapplicants.com
http://freeresumetips.yolasite.com

Quote of the show:

“When you go in for a job interview, I think a good thing to ask is if they ever press charges.” ~ Jack Handy

Number of the show: 41

Nonfarm payroll employment increased in 41 states and the District of Columbia, decreased in 5 states, and was unchanged in 4 states. Employment numbers gathered from Bureau of Labor: http://www.bls.gov/

Working mothers with Lori Gilson – Mon 6/14

Lori Gilson will be my guest on Monday 6/14 to discuss Working Mothers. Join us on Monday 6/14 at 11am PT|12n MT|1pm CT|2pm ET at http://ow.ly/1GtFk. You can either call in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a live question on the call, or in the chat room. If you’re not able to listen to the radio show at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

Lori Gilson is the Director of Marketing for SEO.com. Before joining SEO, she owned a real estate investment firm, was the director of Marketing at a securities firm, and participated on the board of directors for a national real estate association. She is active in the technology sector and is a member of the Women Tech Council, and the Utah Technology Council. She is an active mommy blogger (www.frickinmom.com) and enjoys spending time with her husband and three children. She also enjoys gardening, hiking and playing the piano.

Quote of the show:

“If evolution really works, how come mothers only have two hands?”  ~Milton Berle, actor and comedian

Number of the show: 5.1

About 5.1 percent of women (including 5.6 percent of women aged 20 to 24) were absent in the average week, compared with 2.7 percent of men.

Episode #11 – LinkedIn with Jason Alba

Jason Alba will be my guest on Monday 6/7 to discuss LinkedIn.

Jason Alba is the CEO and creator of JibberJobber.com, a web-based system to organize and manage a job search (and the networking you do between job searches).  Jason is a popular blogger and speaker about career management and social tools for professionals.  Jason wrote I’m on LinkedIn – Now What???, one of the first books on using LinkedIn.  He also wrote I’m on Facebook – Now What??? Jason maintains several blogs including JibberJobber.com/blog, and contributes to the AOL Jobs blog. In his spare time he created the LinkedIn for Job Seekers DVD. Contact Jason at www.jibberjobber.com.

Join us on Monday 6/7 at 8am PT|9am MT|10am CT|11am ET at http://ow.ly/1GtFk. You can either call in to (917) 932-1762, or listen from your computer. Feel free to ask a question about LinkedIn. If you’re not able to listen to the podcast at the broadcast time, you can return to that link and hear the archives from your computer or download to your iPod.

Quote of the show:

“The successful networkers I know, the ones receiving tons of referrals and feeling truly happy about themselves, continually put the other person’s needs ahead of their own.” ~Bob Burg, author and speaker on networking.

Number of the show: 24,740

Since June 4th, Jennifer’s LinkedIn network has added nearly 25 thousand additional contacts. That’s good news, but only if Jennifer is proactive about using LinkedIn effectively.