Marc Mapes

I’m joining the TalentObjects by Lumesse team!

I’m super excited to announce that after a seven month detour away from the world of HRTechnology, I’m joining TalentObjects by Lumesse as Product Marketing Manager. What is TalentObjects? TalentObjects is native-developed for the Salesforce1 Platform. And that brings the platform’s rich set of Mobile and Social capabilities that only native applications can tap. TalentObjects […]

Conferences, Content, Context and Conversations

Even though Electronic Insight and eiTalent are just getting started (companies can sign up for our demo), we’ve been able to attend a majority of the conferences in the HR/recruitment arena in 2013. I’ve been able to catch up with old friends (I’m looking at you Gareth and Mervyn), meet lots of new ones, learn more […]

Guest post: Networking tips for changing careers

So I’ve been either lazy or extremely busy with my new role at Let’s go with the latter. Thankfully smart people like Steven Burrell have offered to provide guest posts. This post is one that is near and dear to my heart as a recent career changer. Deciding to embark on an entirely new […]

Guest post: A Gen Y Guide to Entering the Workforce

This is a guest post by my friend Kyle Lagunas (@KyleLagunas), a super smart HR software guy. The post is aimed toward the Gen Y population who are out there banging their collective heads against the job search wall, but I would argue that parts of his advice applies to jobseekers in general. Especially points 1 […]

I got a job

Official announcement: I got a job! I’m working at Cospace. More later. I have lots to talk about, but I’m eyes deep in all the super exciting stuff we have going on. If you’re in Austin come check us out. If you’re some place else and interested in co-working check out our site or send […]

Stories of a jobseeker vol. 3: Learn something

There’s not much positive you can take from a job search, especially one that goes on for an extended period of time. It’s often an endless roller coaster ride of emotions and highs and lows. More often than not, the lows linger if you let them. Your time is most often spent searching for and […]

My problem with LinkedIn: Are we truly connected?

Just a quick post for some research I’m doing. As I go through my job search I’m starting to realize there is one major flaw with LinkedIn: lack of true connections. Think about it. If I were to ask you to introduce me to one of your 1st Connections (assuming you know me personally and would […]