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Episode 33 – Career Development Series with Jason Thompson & Corry Prohens

In this episode, the first in our Career Development Series with IQ Workforce,  the Beyond Web Analytics team, Jason Thompson,  and Corry Prohens take part in a round table discussion based on the questions posted to the Web Analytics Contractors Facebook page.  The questions tackled this episode are:

  • What web analytics related books are you reading now or would like to read?
  • What is your favorite web analytics blog to read?
  • What is your favorite web analytics tool?
    What is the best Web Analytics event? For networking? For content / learning?
  • What is your favorite free tool? How does it compare to commercial tools?
  • What do you see as the pitfalls of working remotely?
  • What are the positive aspects of working remotely?
  • Given the positives and the negatives – do you prefer working remotely or in-house?

Hosts: Adam GrecoRudi Shumpert

Guest Hosts:   Jason Thompson,  Corry Prohens

Jason is a consultant at Numeric Analytics, prior to his current position, Jason spent three years crafting a world-class analytics practice for Spark Networks.  Jason honed his analytics skills at Omniture, leading implementation for top clients, such as NBC Universal, MTV Networks, and Anheuser-Busch, as a Senior Implementation Consultant. Jason is a member of Omniture’s Customer Advisory Board and is routinely called upon to share his opinions as an industry expert.

If you would like to contact Jason, you can find him on Twitter @usujason or on his blog emptymind.org.

Corry Prohens is President of IQ Workforce and one of the leading Web Analytics and Digital Media recruiters in the country. As an active member of the Web Analytics Association and SEMPO, Corry and his team are active in the professional communities that they serve.  They sponsor and speak at web analytics and search marketing events, host several leading blogs, publish the bi-weekly IQ Blast and conduct quarterly industry research.  As recruiters they have developed an unusually robust network of clients and candidates globally. Analytics disciplines are becoming increasingly interwoven. Corry’s team is at the forefront of this evolution in the US, UK, EU and Australia, providing access to some of the hardest-to-find talent in the marketplace.

Twitter: @corryprohens
Blog:http://www.iqworkforce.com/blog/

Podcast Sponsored by:IQ Workforce Career Center

IQ Workforce Career Center brings together resources across the spectrum of digital measurement to help practitioners optimize their career potential. Visit the Career Center!

IQ Workforce Facebook Fan Page:  http://www.facebook.com/#!/WebAnalyticsContractors
IQ Workforce Career Center: http://www.iqworkforcecareercenter.com/

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  • Posted 12 November, 2010 at 3:53 am | Permalink

    Again a worth hearing podcast. This time very different as astonishing views/habits are shared (usually somewhat hidden) . Thanks for mentioning “Made to stick”: very instructive AND amusing.

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