Are Industry Conferences Useful for Job Seekers?

TheMarker's Com.vention 2007 will be taking place March 18th and 19th at Airport City outside Tel Aviv. The first day has an international theme concentrating a very full program of local and foreign Internet celebrities such as Yair Goldfinger and Loïc Le Meur. The planned speeches and talks will cover the latest Web trends and looks to be interesting, especially if you weren't fortunate enough to have been at an event like Loïc's LeWeb3 in December 2006. In parallel, there will be workshops by people like Orli Yakuel and Eyal Shahar talking about Web2.0. The second day focuses on major Israeli business leaders and how their industries have adapted to the Internet Age. It appears that this will be the 'enough talk, how will it help me?' day / the practical, applicable lessons day, as opposed to the food-for-thought discussions from the first day. If your company is not in hitech and you'd like to know which Internet technologies can help your operations, this second day is the day that you should put on your calendar. Day 2's workshops cover topics like SEO, blogging and creating Internet buzz cheaply.

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Should Anyone Care About ‘Bloggers for a Better World’?

The idea for Bloggers for a Better World partially came to light as a result of Shimon Peres mentioning in his LeWeb3 speech that we should all accept responsibility for our planet. One step further and we arrive at the Jewish concept of Tikkun Olam, literally 'repairing the world'. However, to repair something, you need to know what's broken and that is one of the reasons why so many LeWeb3 attendees enjoyed Professor Hans Rosling's myth-busting presentation on the health of the world. I highly recommend that you watch it.

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bbw? No…b4bw or bfbw

In the closing moments of LeWeb3, Yossi Vardi joined Loïc Le Meur on stage to announce the Bloggers for A Better World initiative. They explained the concept as follows: once…

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