Saturday, January 19, 2013

Volunteer Call - Blacks Gone Geek QA Team


Blacks Gone Geek is run by a group of IT professionals who donate their time and energy for the greater good of mankind.  At Blacks Gone Geek our mission is clear: We want to promote career advancement for African Americans in IT. The Blacks Gone Geek QA (Quality Assurance) Team is looking for volunteers.


The Knowledge Management Quality Assurance (QA) Team reviews authored solutions to ensure that the appropriate authoring standards and guidelines are applied, information is complete, and steps are accurate and easy to follow.

Primary Responsibilities:
1. Solution Approvals. Ensure quality and that the appropriate authoring standards and guidelines are applied

2. Responsible for reviewing the knowledge utilization (e.g. Google Analytics page views) of all solutions and make recommendations to archive least utilized solutions.

3. Coordinate activities to create and maintain authoring guidelines

4. Manage the KM CSI (Continual Service Improvement) functions, initiatives and related activities.

5. Reporting 

Benefits to you:
1) Learn to work in a fast paced environment.
2) Develop knowledge management and web content management skills.
3) Add professional experience and accomplishments to your resume.
4) Receive a professional recommendation.
5) Potential to sell services to other Office 365 users.

If you are interested in volunteering for this project, please send a copy of your resume and a link to your LinkedIn profile to

Thank you.

Milt Haynes, Founder and Chief Knowledge Officer
Blacks Gone Geek

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Are You Doing All You Can to Be a Leader?

Introducing a wonderful new book that will show you the path to leadership

Choose to Lead—Advice, Tools, and Strategies for Women from Women
By Narmen Fennoy Hunter and Deborah Chambers Chima

Choose to Lead—Advice, Tools, and Strategies for Women from Women will show you how to make a conscious choice to lead rather than falling into a leadership role by chance. This book is for women who want to learn to lead in powerful and effective ways.
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  • women who want to lead but don’t know how
  • women who have never considered leading because they think it is too difficult
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  • men who want to relate better to women in leadership
  • men or women who seek to understand the importance of nurturing and developing more women leaders

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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Join the Job Work Search Team today!!

Date: Weekly meetings started Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Time: 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm, Central Standard Time

Time: 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time

Contact us to attend this "invitation only" event.

“The only way to get ahead and stay ahead in this challenging job market is to constantly distinguish yourself from the competition by demonstrating great performance and maintaining highly marketable skills.”

If you have been looking for a job over 30 days with no results it may be time to do something different! The key to finding and keeping work in tough times is the same as in good times: take action. Economic uncertainties and fluctuations make it especially important for job seekers to learn how to conduct an effective search and to be actively engaged in the process. If you are looking for an internship or a full time position, you must be proactive. Everybody needs help! That’s where the Job Search Work Team can help.

What is a Job Search Work Team?
A job search work team is:
•           a group of people committed to helping each other in job search by keeping each other focused on key tasks and accountable for getting them done.
•           an advisory panel that knows you and your search and can provide good answers to the questions that come up in job hunting.
•           an opportunity for job hunters to share information and information sources, so everyone gets smarter about the job market.
•           a core network for its members.
•           a project management team.
•           a way to make the sometimes difficult job of job hunting easier and more pleasant.

You are invited to attend the next Job Work Search Team meeting, Tuesday, at 8 pm central. We will discuss each other's job search experiences and plans, answer each other's questions and give each other encouragement. We can exchange information about employers and the experiences we have had with job fairs, conventions, trade shows and interviews. Feel free to discuss what you have accomplished on your job search during the previous week and your goals for the upcoming week.

--Come prepared with your 30 second elevator pitch!

Discussion Topics:

Bring your tough job search questions to the meeting.

--Good News
--Staying Energized
--Upcoming career fairs and networking events
--Volunteer Opportunities

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