to Speak at CSIX Connect

Top Quote Local Job Board to Discuss Job Hunting and Networking Strategies. End Quote
  • San Francisco, CA (1888PressRelease) October 12, 2010 - Andrew Gardiner of ( will be presenting at CSIX's upcoming networking event. The speech, which will take place on Tuesday October 12, 2010 between 10:30 AM-1:00 PM at Cupertino's iRestaurant will be titled "Getting a Job is a Job." Over the course of his presentation, Gardiner will cover tips and suggestions to have the most effective job hunt, including suggestions on standing out when submitting your resume. Says Gardiner, "The economy is springing back. There are jobs out there in the Bay Area, but it's become so much more competitive to stand out from the hundreds of other resumes out there. If a hiring manager drives to work with their window rolled down, they'll have a stack of resumes in their car before they get to the office."

    Gardiner asserts that jobseekers who understand what employers are looking for in their resume and network effectively will fare better than their competition. But these presentations aren't the only thing that the site is working to help make networking a regular part of Bay Area jobseeker's repertoire. "We're very interested in leveraging social media to help get our users back to work" says'd Marketing Director, Skye Callan. "With our new LinkedIn Connect feature, applicants can use their LinkedIn profiles to immediately see who in their network works at their target companies. They can apply through, then send a message to their contacts letting them know the application is on the way."

    Established in 1997, has become a staple for both Bay Area employers and job seekers. Focusing on the fact that hiring takes place at the local level, the site features jobs being offered in the San Francisco Bay Area, with opportunities in banking, biotechnology, manufacturing and more. makes it easy for job seekers to connect to local employers through their job search tools and comprehensive resume database.

    About CSIX Connect
    CSIX Connect helps individuals in career transition to significantly improve their job search success through education, in-person networking and mutual support.

    In today's job market, more than 80 percent of jobs obtained result from successful networking. CSIX Connect provides the means to tap into and leverage the power of a network that is already more than 2,000 members strong.

    Mitch Kocen, Assistant Marketing Manager

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