Why Should You Talk to a Recruiter, You Ask? I’ll Tell You – by Andrea LaCoy

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I think that everyone would agree with the statement that we live in a world that is ever changing and always evolving. The standard way of doing things in the past are being replaced with the better, faster, more efficient versions and this can been seen in almost everything we do. Making a career change is no exception. Gone are the days of reading the ‘Want Ads’ in the newspaper,…

Scouting For Talent – by Brian Christensen

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Working as a Staffing Consultant within Online Services Division here at Microsoft, I am constantly reminded that my job has a lot of similar aspects to sports and trying to put together a team that is set up to win. While watching the NBA Eastern Conference Finals this past weekend, I noticed the intricacies of what it took to put a winning team on the court. Even before teams come together, there…

Louise Cassell asks…."Who Says We Don’t Have Fun?"

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  Hello Bing Jobs Blog readers! I’m Louise Cassell, a new contributor to Bing Jobs blog, who recently joined the Online Services Division after nearly five years as a Staffing Consultant with Windows Phone. It’s been an exciting and eye-open past few months as I’ve learned more about our business, the exciting projects on the horizon and the talent we’ll need to help us bring those projects from idea to…

Diversity and Inspiration at Microsoft

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Black History Month is in February and Microsoft Jobs Blog takes a moment to speak with our very own Tameiko Davis.  Tameiko is a Staffing Manager supporting Bing, and she reflects on the role diversity plays in the hiring process and how Microsoft’s company wide diversity efforts have affected her personally.  Take a moment to view the post here: http://jobsblog.com/blog/diversity-and-inspiration-at-microsoft/ .  

United Way of King County Day Of Caring

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September 24th was United Way of King County day of caring in which corporations volunteer for various community projects. Online Services Division had the opportunity to help out at Atlantic Street Teen & Family center, where they painted numerous multi-purpose rooms. Atlantic Street Center’s Mission is to help families and communities raise healthy and successful children and youth. They also pooled money together to donate an Xbox 360 console and…