Ali Webster's Blog (9)

Another New Year's Resolution?

Week One 2011 Along with the other resolutioners, I was excited about a lifestyle change that would make 2011 the best year yet. I firmly stated: I, Ali Webster, will not be stressed at work.

Week Two 2011 Resolutioners were boasting about thirty-minute workouts, healthy dinners and no confrontations with their spouse for 14 days straight. I was holding strong too as I upheld my resolution: I, Ali Webster, am not stressed at work.

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Added by Ali Webster on January 10, 2012 at 12:18pm — 1 Comment

Job Titles Are Conversation Starters

At social gatherings, I avoid mentioning my job as much as I avoid close talkers with bad breath. I’d rather talk about your job because your profession is much more understandable and universal. You are a teacher, police officer or accountant. When I say, “Hi. I’m Ali Webster, Senior Talent Acquisition… Continue

Added by Ali Webster on February 10, 2011 at 11:02am — No Comments

Blogs, Blogging & Bloggers

I boot up my iMac and I have more blog posts in my Google Reader than I can possibly get through. I turn on my iPod and Rihanna is asking me, where dem bloggers at? And the Black Eyed Peas prompt me,… Continue

Added by Ali Webster on November 3, 2010 at 3:40pm — No Comments

Career Maintenance

Over the weekend, I vacuumed two flights of stairs, cleaned the bathrooms and washed the kitchen floor. I also sat down with my copy of Home Maintenance for Dummies and tried to figure out why my toilet sweats more than a marathon runner. Suggestions would still be appreciated.



As I completed my checklist, I wondered if anyone has ever applied the idea of home…
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Added by Ali Webster on July 13, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

A Training Extravanganza for Recruiters Using Twitter

While Jerry Albright was making plans to leave Twitter forever, I was chalking up a plan to get a dozen other people on, active and excited about Twitter.



The last roundtable meeting on social media that inspired the… Continue

Added by Ali Webster on July 7, 2010 at 4:16pm — 1 Comment

Make Your Own Rules

On the car ride home from seeing Sex and the City 2, I decided two things:

  • I, Ali Webster, will commit to a more rigorous exercise routine.
  • I, Ali Webster, will make my own rules in terms of my career, love and life.
These decisions were inspired by… Continue

Added by Ali Webster on June 29, 2010 at 4:28pm — 3 Comments

Five Free Tools for Recruiters Using Twitter

Hey, Recruiters.



Last week’s post, Top Three Concerns of Recruiters Using Twitter (Resolved) generated a lo
t of interest and conversation. If you’re still concerned… Continue

Added by Ali Webster on June 10, 2010 at 12:24pm — 2 Comments

Top Three Concerns of Recruiters Using Twitter (Resolved)

A few weeks ago, I held a roundtable discussion with recruiters on their opinions of and experience with social media sites. Mentioning LinkedIn elicited a positive response and Facebook stimulated a robust discussion about balancing their personal and professional lives. When I brought up Twitter, one of the recruiters responded “eh…” and another shrugged her shoulders (sigh).



After the crickets stopped chirping, they only expressed concerns:

  • My daily…
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Added by Ali Webster on June 1, 2010 at 1:00pm — 15 Comments

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