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Hiring an Un-Paid Intern

I’ve heard it’s more difficult these days for a business to hire un-paid interns versus needing to pay them minimum wage so I thought I’d check out the guidelines. Turns out there’s a helpful one-pager that sets out the guidelines pretty clearly.  Turns out there are six criteria that need to be met in order […]

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Looking for Testers of Ziggeo

We are looking for folks interested in testing out Ziggeo.  If you’re interested in being among the first to check out the site and like to give feedback, please contact us at info@ziggeo.com In particular, we are looking for folks who are about to interview candidates (could be for any position, personal or professional), folks […]

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What to Wear on Video – Part 2

Here’s a continuation of the “What to Wear on Video” series that I started on my blog. Whenever I think of what to wear on screen, I remember the scene from Broadcast News in which William Hurt, who plays the not very bright but debonair newscaster, is impeccably dressed and sits on the bottom of […]

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What to Wear on Video: Part 1

I thought you might be interested in the blog post, “What to Wear on Video: Part 1” that I just posted on my own, personal blog: Since I’ve started to shoot video of myself — and given that my new company, Ziggeo, is all about taking video of yourself — I figured it would be […]

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Ziggeo Use Case #1 – Screening Job Candidates

@cindygallop recently tweeted: “Check out Ziggeo Beautifully simple & easy to use, SOOOO many use cases 🙂 I’ve realized all along there were different use cases for Ziggeo, but when I started to put pencil to paper, I realized there were indeed “SOOOO” many uses cases.  So I thought I’d start a series that featured […]

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20 Seconds is Enough to get an Impression

A recent study from the University of California, Berkeley found that it takes just 20 seconds of watching someone’s video to get an impression of that person.  The study explains that in 20 seconds you’ll be able to detect whether a person is genetically inclined to being trustworthy, kind or compassionate. Ziggeo was created on […]

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Ziggeo: Why I Created It

Today I wrote in my personal blog where the idea of Ziggeo originated.  Thought I’d share it here as well. Launching Ziggeo This was an exciting week for me.  I launched in private beta a brand new service called Ziggeo.  It’s thrilling to see an idea I had a few years ago finally come to […]

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Ziggeo Launched in Private Beta

We are excited to launch in private beta a brand new site called Ziggeo. Ziggeo lets interviewers open private virtual screening rooms where candidates can record and submit videos of themselves.  That way, interviewers can decide whether a follow-up interview is worth their while.  And candidates won’t waste their time in fruitless meetings. For this […]

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