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244: And Now On Spotify

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In today’s episode, we’re letting you know, finally, that you can subscribe to our podcast. We’re also talking about another podcast you should listen to (in ADDITION to ours); why texting can be a good thing; how the CPD responds to Budweiser’s “Free Beer” campaign; and WeWork takes a cultural stand against meat. All this, a listener question, a made-up word and more!

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221: You Can’t Stop the Buzz

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In this episode we bring you up to speed on all the buzz! We talk about what has to bee the most Canadian thing ever; why Uber is feeling the sting of medically impaired riders; how Southwest Airlines response to slow WiFi made a customer feel like a Queen; why Google Maps is swarming to get ads to you while you’re driving; what member of the Animal Kingdom can teach you absolutely NOTHING about marketing; and we have an update on the Bee.C. bride who used social media to trash her photographer. All this, TWO made-up words and so much more!

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#210: Trials and Tribulations

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In this episode of the UnPodcast, we’re talking about the ups and downs of podcasting, entrepreneurship, and social influence. We talk about a nice letter we received via LinkedIn; the new Ear Buds podcasting documentary; we take a moment for our fans; Human Uber is now a thing; Amazon has a new autonomous grocery store; why streaming via Facebook Live can be illegal; using your social influence to poke the sleeping dragon; and YouTube’s new monetization rules. All this and a made-up word, too!

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#177: An Ever-Expanding Episode

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#073: Hiring, Firing and all the Good Things that Happen in Between (Part 1)

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On this episode of the UnPodcast, we talked about some of Scott’s early experiences in HR, and why it’s a bad idea to conduct job interviews in hotel rooms. We also discussed dumb moves by job seekers and how social media posts can keep you from getting hired.

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#020: “Other” Social Media Platforms

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On this episode of the UnPodcast, we talked about how many business owners feel pressured to be on every social media platform, even if it doesn’t make sense for them to be there. It’s important to ask yourself WHY you are doing what you are, and if there isn’t a good reason to do so, then you need to stop.

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The 5 Ways You Stink At LinkedIn

Ah LinkedIn. The Granpappy of “Social Media”.

So much potential, yet so much stink. The fans and fanatics shout about how great it is since it’s only for “business people” and you don’t get all the junk that is on the other social sites. The problem is LinkedIn isn’t even a social media site. It’s a digital Rolodex pretending to be social. As a way to connect with the very people you hated at your last job it’s perfect. I’m actually one of their original members and have more contacts than an octopus with 10,000 biz cards (only to make up for my lack of popularity in high-school) but I go there less and less now.

I actually do see the potential of it, especially for job-seekers and employers looking to hire. If I was still in HR (which I left when I realized I hated people) it would be the perfect recruitment research tool.

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