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59: Tips on Finding a Job in Las Vegas: From a Senior Recruiter’s Perspective

August 12, 2008

Since moving to Las Vegas in August of 2005, we’ve seen unemployment as low as 3.8%.  But more recently, we’re looking at an unemployment rate of 6.7% here in the Las Vegas Valley.  From where we sit, that’s too damn high (and above the national average).  So, for today’s Living in Las Vegas Podcast, we offer some very specific tips on finding a job in Las Vegas (and beyond).  Show notes:

  • Weather/Pool Report: Hot and Dry, like my love and humor
  • JetBlue?  More like JetBlows.
  • Discovering Las Vegas with my Magellan 1412
  • Listener Meet Up on August 15 at 5PM at Trader Vic’s.  More InfoDrink Recommendation.
  • Check out the 2008 New Media Expo in Las Vegas (August 14-16)!
  • Construction on 215
  • Listener Audio: Show thoughts, baking cakes, and jewelry shows
  • Listener Email: Moving to Vegas, taking back her title, killing deer, garage doors, show suggestions
  • More LiLV Friends added!
  • Tip’s on Finding a Job in Las Vegas
    • Resumes
    • Networking
    • Job Boards (National and Local)
    • Interview (telephone, preparation for onsite, interview tips, follow up)
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57: All About Water (Hot and Frozen): Water Heaters & Wranglers

June 22, 2008

Is there a shortage of water in Las Vegas? Not from where we sit! In today’s Living In Las Vegas Podcast we dive into Las Vegas water quality and water heaters then root for our favorite frozen water Vegans, the Las Vegas Wranglers. Show notes:

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12: Building a Pool in Las Vegas–Oh My GOD!!!

March 30, 2006

Six months in the making, we are finally ready, after a great deal of therapy, to talk about building our pool. Show notes:

  • Our First Listener Voice Mail (and a free CD goes to…)
  • Living in Las Vegas Podcast feature on the Yahoo Podcast page
  • It’s a dry heat, so let’s build a pool
  • Melissa’s Job Hunt: Training is complete, and now…
  • This week’s Hot or Horrible
  • (Thanks to Savannah for the numeric intro!)
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11: Scott visits the Blue Man Group open casting call and we introduce our newest segment; Melissa’s Job Hunt!

March 21, 2006

While watching the news recently, we saw that the Blue Man Group was holding an open casting call for, well, Blue Men. So Scott decided to check it out. Then, we introduce the new Melissa’s Job Hunt segment. Show notes:

  • Thanks to Hunter Hillegas of ratevegas.com for the kind words
  • Blue Man requirements (of which Scott meets 83%)
  • Some BMG inside info
  • The “Audition”
  • Melissa’s Job Hunt: The Background
  • This week’s Hot or Horrible (3 of ’em)
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