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  • Blog Post: Smart Motion Preview and SafeSearch

    One of the things we noticed in looking at how customers use search is the number of times people clicked the Back button in their browser soon after clicking on a search result. When we dug into this, we found that people who clicked on the Back button quickly often did so because they were disappointed...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft & RocketSpace: Feeding the Startup Ecosystem

    Since launching Bing in 2009, we’ve had to overcome many of the classic challenges facing startups. As a service trying to disrupt a mature space – we appreciate the need to stay nimble, tenacious and creative. As a result, we have an affinity for startups and the innovations, relentless...
  • Blog Post: What Are You Thankful For This Year? By Kay

    Happy Thanksgiving 2010! Here we are again, celebrating another Thanksgiving. What a blessing it is been for me to be a part of an awesome team, Online Service Division/BING. Thank you all for the experience I take with me as I move into my new role as a Program Manager for the Microsoft Diversity...
  • Blog Post: Want to Change the World? Want to Make the Web a Better Place? by Kay Kelison

    Microsoft Bing is hiring the next innovator! We are heading to Dublin, Ireland to interview the best engineers from all over Europe for this quest! Will you be the LUCKY one? Have you ever considered relocating to the U.S.? Have you ever dreamed about completely revolutionizing the way the world interacts...
  • Blog Post: How to Network with Your Staffing Partner

    First thing you want to do is evaluate what you current work is now. Or, if you are unemployed, look at the jobs you have really loved during your career and focus on the reasons why you enjoyed them. This will help you determine what your next role will be. Second partner up with the recruiters who...
  • Blog Post: Kickin' Off My Career @ MICROSOFT

    I graduated with my Master's Degree in Human Resources from the University of Minnesota last spring. Upon graduation, I took an offer from Microsoft and launched my career in the HR Trax program at Microsoft. HR Trax is an early in career rotational program at Microsoft in which I get great exposure...
  • Blog Post: Why we love Seattle by Amanda P.

    At Microsoft (HQ) there are a million reasons why we love living in the Seattle area. If you are a job seeker (or if you are already interviewing with us) and are considering relocating to the Puget Sound area, here is a list from some "Microsofties" on why we love Seattle! "Seattle is a world...
  • Blog Post: Meet Blaise, Architect of Bing Maps

    Yvonne Johnson, lead recruiter at Microsoft has had the pleasure of working with Blaise over the last couple of years. His innovative thinking has driven Bing Maps into what it has become today and what we will see in the future. In his 2010 presentation at Ted, Blaise demonstrates how Microsoft is bringing...
  • Blog Post: Bing Mobile Test Team - Arthur

    My name is Arthur, and I’m the Test Manager for the Mobile Domains and Commerce team. The MDC team is one of seven teams within the larger Bing Mobile organization, and together we are working to build innovative, world-class, mobile centric features for Bing users. I love working in the mobile...
  • Blog Post: Top Four Overlooked Factors in a Job Search

    Check out the link from Microsoft Jobs Blog by our very own Bing Recruiter, Eugenia, as she answers a the burning question in candidate's heads as to what other factors should be considered in a job search. - http://microsoftjobsblog.com/overlooked
  • Blog Post: Microsoft’s Best Presents at NANOG55 Event - by Petr Lapukhov

    North American Network Operator Group, or NANOG , is an open forum bringing together network engineers from the US/Canada’s largest Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and enterprises. The main goals of NANOG meetings are exchanging ideas, presenting designs, giving tutorials, learning new things...
  • Blog Post: Job hunting lessons learned from the NBA strike - by Eugenia

    Our very own recruiter Eugenia Sawa, gives advice to how to look for a job like a Pro. She provides great tips for the job seekers in all shapes and sizes. Click here to learn more.
  • Blog Post: Meet Erez, Senior SDE with the SVC Search Technology Center – Bing Health

    I work in the knowledge domain group which is responsible for powering the Bing Health vertical. From a professional perspective, the work is challenging. The search world is ever advancing, and we are at the cutting edge of technology. But what makes Bing Health special is the feedback we are getting...
  • Blog Post: Meet Eddie – Director Global Datacenter Operations

    Data centers get a lot of publicity because of the rate of growth and the amount of power consumed across the globe. Companies that provide content and applications, as well as end users, just expect things to work. Everyone expects to find anything they need online, from every device they own, and it...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Advertising Blog: The Digital Insights Series and What it Means to Moms

    Our advertising team is working to deliver unique digital advertising experiences to key audiences. Natasha is the Director of Global Insights and Analytics for Microsoft Advertising. She discusses a topic that is near and dear to her heart: Multi Screen Moms. Learn about how Moms use their digital devices...
  • Blog Post: Why Should You Talk to a Recruiter, You Ask? I’ll Tell You - by Andrea LaCoy

    I think that everyone would agree with the statement that we live in a world that is ever changing and always evolving. The standard way of doing things in the past are being replaced with the better, faster, more efficient versions and this can been seen in almost everything we do. Making a career change...
  • Blog Post: Bing Staffing Tip of the Month

    Hello job seekers! I hope you are off to a great start into the new decade. Now that 2011 has made its grand entrance and we are in a new year, have you thought about a new job? Here is an easy tip to help you prepare for your next interview! Keep a “kudos” or “You Rock” folder...
  • Blog Post: Meet Steve H, Group Program Manager

    I joined Microsoft in 1992. Since then, I’ve worked in four distinctly different divisions in three different types of jobs. In every team, I’m continually energize by the challenges we take on and the great people that contribute to innovative solutions. At Microsoft, you can explore many...
  • Blog Post: If A Link Is On Your Resume, Employers Will Click On It - Kay

    Hiring managers as well as Recruiters will almost always click on the provided links to look at your web site if it's listed. We will would try to find out as much about the candidate as we can, including looking up the person online. Even if it's not on your resume, if your blog, or profile contains...
  • Blog Post: Launching Innovation Defining Success

    Microsoft strives to be the leader in attracting women to careers in technology. We believe that diverse ideas and representation add value to our corporate community and to our products . Microsoft and Online Services Division (OSD) which includes: Bing, Bing Mobile, MSN, and Online Advertising will...
  • Blog Post: I’m Working at Microsoft and We’re Donating Imagery to OpenStreetMap!

    I’ve super excited to tell you that I've accepted a position as Principal Architect at Bing Mobile and am moving to the Seattle, Washington area to work on maptastic things! Yay! Even better, Microsoft is donating access to its global orthorectified aerial imagery to help OpenStreetMappers make...
  • Blog Post: What's it like to be on a career quest in IT? Check out our web-based reality show.

    Microsoft is using social media as foundation for a web-based reality show following the career quests of nine participants. You can follow their exploits online (e.g., at work when the boss isn't looking), no television required. The Career Factor website went live last week, but the nine participants...
  • Blog Post: Meet Steve, A Lead Program Manager in the Ads International Team

    I love working for Microsoft because I am constantly around amazingly smart people that creates endless learning possibilities. There are so many challenges and problems to solve in this company that I walk away everyday having grown in one way or another. Whether it is learning a new process, figuring...
  • Blog Post: More great talent joining Bing: Steve Coast

    Steve Coast joined Microsoft in November 2010 as a Principal Architect. Steve founded OpenStreetMap in 2004 which is a free and open map of the world. He also co-founded CloudMade in 2008 that monetizes the map as values moves upstream. Take a look at Steve’s OpenStreetMap talk at Location...
  • Blog Post: Free Advice From a Recruiter - Kay

    Please consider your online presence! Which means those pictures of you doing a wet t-shirt contest should be removed on Facebook. I have a friend who has a job interview this week and she just emailed me to remove a ton of pictures I have of her up on Flickr , a social site where people look for you...