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Eric's Answers

I recently made a comment on a LinkedIn Question posted by a user named Jon. The question related to one of my previous blog posts about entry-level hiring.

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Is the business case about hiring individuals or a team?

I was at a dinner event a few months ago and entry level hiring in IT was the topic of the night. The discussion focused on “best practices for on-boarding and developing new talent”.

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What is the Business Case for Hiring Entry Level Talent?

Recently, I have noticed many of my friends and colleagues talking about how hiring entry level talent is coming back in vogue.

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Where is the trust? Don’t let fear cause you to lose direction!

Edelman recently released a report with some interesting conclusions.

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Want your Social Media efforts to make a big impact? The intuition of the youth is the key.

Most people think of social media as exhibitionism through communication – a way to announce your product, your event, and your thoughts. But it’s actually much more than that.

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i.c.stars to visit India!

Thanks to the legwork of volunteer/employer/sponsor Dave Patzwald, Infosys (www.infosys.com) is offering to cover the cost of i.c.stars to send 3-4 alu

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On strategic planning

Wendy Kopp, founder and CEO of Teach for America, remembers concluding at one point in a strategic planning exercise, “I am not going to read another overly detailed plan that tries to lay out what ev

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Microsoft Elevate America

UPDATE: the training vouchers have all been allocated. What remains is certification exam vouchers.
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icstars.org next - merging the sites

we are finally in development stage for the next generation icstars site. mitch has been working on a new design and we have migrated the content from the vault to drupal 6 as our starting point.
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image rotater

on a recent bridges project we tried using a flash based object to cycle through images in a block for a site.

About Eric
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I love learning. I especially love learning from patterns, stories, experiences, and testing ideas. My purpose with this blog is to share the learning's from my team as we create new "21st century knowledge" jobs while managing Social Marketing services for clients.
About the i.c.stars Social Enterprise
We help Technology and Professional Service Companies use Social Media to build prospective client relationships. This Social Venture is being incubated by i.c.stars as part of our efforts to leverage our deep learning expertise to create a self-sustaining business model in the non-profit sector.

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About Eric

Eric Lannert's photo
I love learning. I especially love learning from patterns, stories, experiences, and testing ideas. My purpose with this blog is to share the learning's from my team as we create new "21st century knowledge" jobs while managing Social Marketing services for clients.

About our Enterprise

We help Technology and Professional Service Companies use Social Media to build prospective client relationships. This Social Venture is being incubated by i.c.stars as part of our efforts to leverage our deep learning expertise to create a self-sustaining business model in the non-profit sector.
Find Out How

A Measurable Impact

Initial placement rate:
95%
Industry retention rate:
81%
College attendance rate:
44%
Alumni actively engaged in their communities:
70%
Average 12-month earnings before program:
$9,000
Average 12-month earnings after program:
$31,000