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,…

Land An Interview For Your Dream Job By Your Mobile Resume. – By Kay Kelison

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With today’s mobile space, employers are creating mobile websites to allow professionals to be notified when the right job comes along. Imagine you have signed up to receive a notification about an opportunity that you’d like to apply for, but you don’t have access to your resume. Or you might be one of those who will wait to get home to your computer to send it. Or maybe you might…

Meet Sharat-Finance Rotational Analyst turned Product Manager

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Coming out of college studying finance and marketing, I realized I didn’t want to go the typical investment banking route after talking to mentors and friends that had gone that way.  I instead wanted to land at a place that taught me what it took to actually build a product with enormous reach and to run a business around it.  So after graduating from the University of Michigan, I ended…

Boulder: Bird’s Eye Imagery & New State-of-the-Art Facility (by Nathan)

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The Bing Mobile group in Boulder, Colorado is constantly developing new areas to bring relevance to search through processing and interpreting imagery. When we last met, I had outlined the structure of our team and operations in Boulder, CO.  This time around, I’d like to take some time to go a little more in depth on one of our products: Bird’s Eye imagery.    One of the challenges our site…

Microsoft Advertising Blog: The Digital Insights Series and What it Means to Moms

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Our advertising team is working to deliver unique digital advertising experiences to key audiences.  Natasha is the Director of Global Insights and Analytics for Microsoft Advertising.  She discusses a topic that is near and dear to her heart: Multi Screen Moms.  Learn about how Moms use their digital devices and what unique advertising opportunities this creates.  You can view her blog entry and webcast here.  Are you a mom?  Tell…

Mobile: The Next Recruiting Revolution for 2011 – By Kay

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 Our world of sourcing/researching/recruiting is much more complicated these days than it used to be. As staffing consultants, you can’t just post an opportunity on job boards and wait for candidates to come – although some “old-schoolers” still do! (you know who you are) As technologies (Internet and mobile) are taking off, we in the staffing industry really need accept how recruiting is quite similar to a marketing campaign. Social media…

Meet Brian – Group Manager in the Global Network Svsc team

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 My name is Brian,  I am a Group Manager for the Shared Platform Services group of the Global Networking Services team (GNS) which is a part of our Global Foundation Services (GFS) organization.  My team ensures that our shared infrastructure is operating within acceptable levels, such as active directory and backups along with 7 other operationally critical services.  This has been job 9 for me in the past 3 years…

Meet Elad , A Senior Software Development Engineer from the Bing Mobile Team/Israel

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 I was following Microsoft as a hobbyist programmer ever since I was a geeky teenager. I always thought it would be an incredibly interesting company to work for and indeed it is. In the past I felt that Microsoft had lost some of the focus as it became very big and tried to do too many things. However, in recent years I’ve started seeing signs of Microsoft going back to…

Mapping the World from Boulder, Colorado – By Nathan

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  The Bing Mobile (BITs) group in Boulder, Colorado is constantly developing new areas to bring revenue to Bing and relevance to search through processing and interpreting imagery.  As well, the BITs (Bing Imagery Technologies) group is leading computer vision algorithm development for future Bing Maps initiatives. We are lighting up the Mobile and Local Search experience with real world search, navigation and discovery of information across all available devices…