Pink Slip Party This Thursday, Live Broadcast Tonight, Silver Linings and More for 3/16/2015

It’s almost here…Pink Slip Party time.

This Thursday, we take over The Majestic Theater for one of our (in)famous events.  We’ve got sponsors coming.  We’ve got recruiters coming.  We’ve got people looking for jobs coming. We’ve got people looking to expand their professional network coming. We’ve got people who are just curious showing up to see what’s up.

Should be a great night, and you’ll hear more about that tonight during our live broadcast, so let’s get to some details…

11008802_533584600117384_1392688407195429278_n (1)Our next event will be a Pink Slip Party event, and it’s taking place THIS THURSDAY, March 19th at The Majestic Theater.

There’s a whole lot more information over at, so go give that a read.

Like everything we do, these events are completely free to attend.  Recruiters, please send us an email no later than end of day Tuesday (tomorrow!) letting us know that you’re coming so that we can have badges waiting for you.  Job seekers, do the same with your resume, and we’ll get it out to the recruiters that we know are coming.

We’ve even taken the time to put together a Frequently Asked Questions document over at, so give that a read as well.

Details on all of our events can be found here on the site –, on our Facebook page –, or in our Meetup group –

Our sponsors for this Pink Slip Party are:

ArrowLogo270Arrow Strategies is a nationwide leader in Talent Acquisition, securing and retaining the superior talent and delivering to our corporate clients the right candidates, for the right position, at the right time.  Find out more at

OpTech-logo-no-tagline-for-website-5OpTech is an award-winning Professional Services firm providing Information Technology, Engineering, Healthcare and Financial Services to Fortune 500 and Government clients. OpTech provides talent management and leading-edge business solutions that address the critical needs of our clients in the financial, manufacturing, healthcare, insurance, utilities, transportation, and government sectors.  Find out more at

New-Horizons-site-logoNew Horizons offers an extensive selection of vendor-authorized training and certifications for top technology providers, such as Adobe, Cisco, Citrix, Microsoft and VMware. In fact, we are Microsoft’s largest training provider—delivering more than 40% of all authorized MS training worldwide.  Find out more at

10647071_533594460116398_4248805570440602408_n (1)You’ll hear more about our Pink Slip Party during tonight’s live broadcast, for sure.

We’re being joined in-studio by a couple of repeat offenders tonight.  Steve Gaura from Arrow Strategies will be in to talk about the jobs they’ll be looking to fill at Thursday night’s event, what they’re seeing in the industry and more.  Billy Strawter from Social Coop Media Detroit will be in to talk about the latest and greatest going on with them, as well as giving his perspectives on some of the stories that we’ve got lined up.

So join us by listening live from 9pm to 11pm, and then hit us up by calling 313.462.0107 or firing up Twitter and hitting @ITintheD during the show.  We love audience participation, so come along and play with us!  Not sure how to listen live?  We’ve got instructions for you over here:

ep82Missed any of our previous episodes?  We’ve got a page for that, too:, including last week’s episode at

Blog entries?

Oh, of course we have some blog entries for you to read.

silverliningFrom time to time, I forget to take my own advice, and that just happened recently.  I always tell people that they have to remember that you get to call the first mistake a learning experience. That even the worst of experiences has something positive for you to take away.  And I just “I could’ve had a V-8″ smacked myself in the forehead on Friday when I realized how true this was to one of the nastier experiences I’ve had in the past two years…  Check out The Silver Lining at for more.

suck_lessTwo great How Not To Suck entries bubbled up.  One about networking in general at and the other about LinkedIn at

Did you know that if you post a job on our site, it gets blasted out to our 13,000+ Twitter followers?  It’s free, and you should check that out at

All of our blog entries are in “Read”:

Information about our events are in “Meet”:

Info about our live broadcasts are in “Listen”:

You can post jobs and even share your resume with recruiters we approve of in “Work”:

Our media kit and information for sponsors can be found at

That’s all for this time.  Don’t forget to listen live tonight from 9pm until 11pm for episode 83, and we’ll see you Thursday night at The Majestic for our Pink Slip Party event!


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