Posts tagged "job stalker"

Join Our Blogging Team!

Join Our Blogging Team!
(Note: portions of this post appeared on my personal blog) As many of you may be aware, chief job stalker Brendan has been working on a project that has been taking up much of his time. My freelance activities, and new Chicago Now blog (focusing on my professional interests), are taking up more of my... Read more »

More Job Seekers Behaving Badly

More Job Seekers Behaving Badly
Awhile ago, I had posted an entry about two job seekers who tended to….well, behave in a very counterproductive manner, to put it gently. In that time, I thought that maybe my own patience would grow and I would learn to accept that kind of behavior – at the very least, accept in a way... Read more »

Meetups and Tweetups and Stuff - Oh, My!

Meetups and Tweetups and Stuff - Oh, My!
One of the advantages – and disadvantages – to living in a city like Chicago is that there are plenty of opportunities to network. I’m not talking about the kind of high-level, cocktail-party events that are held on a nightly basis – you know, the kind that brag about getting 1,000 RSVPs into a 100-person... Read more »
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Stuck in the Hallway

Stuck in the Hallway
To quote Tom Petty, the waiting truly is the hardest part. Or, to use an old adage, “When one door closes, another one opens….but it’s a heck of a hallway?” I’m in the hallway. I’m currently between assignments – working on a potential freelance assignment; have a meeting for another client (which may end up being... Read more »

Busting Myths About Freelancing

Busting Myths About Freelancing
One of the challenges of writing this blog – even if only on a weekly basis – is that sometimes, you see a problem arise, and you find that the greatest single factor in that situation….is you. In a recent conversation with a colleague, I heard the remark that as a result of one of... Read more »

Howdy ...

http://www.flickr.com/photos/kikoz/ / CC BY 2.0 Hello, ChicagoNow readers! My name is Brendan Tripp, I’m the new voice of “The Job Stalker” here, and this is my introductory blog entry. Hope you enjoy. Now, the first thing about being “The Job Stalker” is that … well, the odds are pretty good that one really doesn’t WANT... Read more »
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Become The Next Job Stalker - Challenge #2

Photo/Kuxu76 In case you missed it, The Job Stalker got a job, and we’re on the hunt for the next Job Stalker. Check out my last entry for a list of qualifications. Then complete this next challenge (with all the wit you can muster)… In the comment section below, list five great responses (for the... Read more »

Steal this blog.

Great news everyone, I got a job! That’s right – no more blogging in my slippers, plotting schemes to get rich or trudging through job fairs. No one can be a Job Stalker forever. I’ve really enjoyed meeting all of you, and from the conversations I’ve had with you over these past few months through... Read more »

Meet The Job Stalker

You’ve asked all your friends: Just who is this Job Stalker, the mastermind behind those beady eyes, the magician who wrote the “You Gotta Hire Me” theme song, the genius who told me not to print my resume on cloud paper? Well, now you can meet me. (Pause for applause) Sept. 17, I’ll be working the room... Read more »
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"You Gotta Hire Me" - The Job Stalker Theme

The Job Stalker and Dr. Bonobo rock out in a cheap hotel bathroom.