Posts Tagged ‘community’

Networking Events: Why You Should Ditch the Casual Conversation Starters

Posted by Zsalvo | Job Search Tips,Networking| 11:13am, Wednesday 08 6, 2014

Networking events can be awkward because many people don’t know the first line. A lot of people start off with the stereotypical. “What do you do?” Or “Where do you work?” Once you’ve exchanged employment histories, the conversation tends to die down. So now what? Do you exchange business cards? Do you move onto the next person and try again? Do you excuse yourself awkwardly and head back over to the bar? The result of …

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National Day of Civic Hacking in Austin

Posted by Zsalvo | Austin Community| 11:20am, Thursday 05 22, 2014

The second annual National Day of Civic Hacking is almost here! On May 31 – June 1, cities around the world will hold hackathons to create and build technology-based solutions to problems in their local communities. Whether you’re a software developer, entrepreneur, or just a citizen, get involved and support one of the two events happening in the Austin community. ATX Hack for Change ATX Hack for Change will hack away at challenges pitched by local non-profits, …

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Making A Difference

Posted by Stephanie Squires | Misc.| 8:47am, Friday 08 23, 2013

There’s an extraordinary experience that happens when a person discovers their self as someone who really makes a difference.   In the minutia of life, we all too often get wrapped up and forget the greater vision of what we see as possible for ourselves and for those around us.  Since every organization exists in the assembly of people committed to causing its survival and its success, just as we lose sight so does the company.  …

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