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The gig and startup economy

The rigors of adapting to the new world of digital job searching have taken their toll on me propelling me into exploring freelance writing, remote & consulting work, blogging, and starting a business.  I have always been independent as well as being very itinerant (pun intended as I have both a WordPress blog and a Behance photography portfolio website under the handle ‘itineranti’… pronounced ‘itinerant eye’ and coincidentally meaning ‘travel’ in Italian).   The thought of calling the shots is a tempting one.   The overall lesson from my recent immersion in the world of webinars  is marketing cannot be overlooked.  Read on to see if going solo is easier than going up against  the Applicant Tracking Systems protecting Human Resources from a deluge of CVs! Continue reading

Job searching in a digital world

Welcome to the new world of Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and personal online reputation management, branding, and search engine optimization (SEO)!  It’s time to play with keywords and learn how to please the data miners in Human Resources a.k.a. Talent Management!  Continue reading

Here we are!

This is where I get to pontificate on the subjects that enthrall me…mostly topics dealing with digital disruption and technology driven innovation.  Our world has been turned upside down by the Internet and it fascinates me.  I am always exploring new topics such as coworking, job searching in the digital age, the sharing or gig economy, unplugging from digital distraction, and technology driven innovation in education to name but just a few.  Join me on the journey and let your voice be heard as well!