Monthly Archives: December 2011

Top Ten Microspotting Profiles of 2011

The end of the year is a blur of traditions, predictions, champagne, diet resolutions, family time and, of course, annual “best of” lists for everything and anything you can imagine. As we don’t want to be left out in the cold, here at JobsBlog we’ve compiled a list of our Top Ten Microspotting profiles of [...]

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Microsoft’s DigiGirlz Program Ends Year on High Note

It’s hard to recap all the incredible projects ‘Softies dedicate their time to over a year in addition to their work commitments (though we do try!), but I wanted to take a moment to give a shout out to all the folks that spend time mentoring young women through our DigiGirlz program. 2011 was an [...]

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Tales from the MNC: The team behind Windows Phone’s breakthrough design

As I’ve mentioned before, the Microsoft News Center (MNC) is a great place to check out the latest official news about our company. But they are also running an incredible series about the engineers behind the amazing products at our company. James Drage, Ricardo Espinoza, Joshua Phillips and Sue Loh – who we profiled here on [...]

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The best way to handle unrelated experience on your resume

Dear JobsBlog: How much work detail should I include on my resume? I’m a little late coming to the technology industry though it is my first love and my dream career. Most of my work experience prior to getting my degree and most recent work experience is outside the tech industry. Should I include that [...]

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Microsoft makes a movie: Ctrl+Alt+Compete

Microsoft recently dove in head first into the world of film making with our first ever in-house produced documentary entitled Ctrl+Alt+Compete. As Darryl McDade explains it’s the behind the scenes stories of five startups and how they take their ideas and develop them into products we might end up using in our everyday lives. But, it’s [...]

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6 ways to get maximum results from your first contact with a recruiter

In what seems like ancient history, I wrote this post back in 2008 about how candidates can go about finding their very own recruiter. Since then, a lot has changed! For starters we’ve completely revamped our careers site and now – at least for college students – finding your recruiter is easier than ever! Really. [...]

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