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Pollen Vol 11 LarsLeafblad April2010

Pollen Vol 11 LarsLeafblad April2010

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Pollen vol 11April 18, 2010Curated by Lars LeafbladPrincipal, KeyStone Searchhttp://www.keystonesearch.com Pollenites,Thanks for taking the time to read our 11
edition of Pollen. We’ve grown this talent commune to 1267email subscribers and 526 members of the Pollen LinkedIn group. Thank you!
Pollen Reader Survey responses:Thanks to the 100 Pollenites who completed our first reader survey in the last issue of Pollen.Summary responses are below and a link (password-protected) to the full responses, including allopen-ended questions, is also included below.Question 1: What content is most valuable to you? – top 2 responses – (1) Connecting with othersand (2) Career Opportunities – least valuable – (5) Sharing Professional Accolades (note thissection will be moved accordingly to the end of Pollen)Question 2: Would you be interested in attending a Pollen event? – Yes – 60%, Maybe – 35%, No –5%Question 3: If interested in attending, what time works best? – Evening – 61%, Morning – 26%,Lunch – 13%Question 4: How can we make Pollen better? - See 50 open ended responses via link to full surveyresults below – many of you asked that we create easier to navigate format including ablog/website or HTML email format. We will be incorporating some of these design changes in thenear term. Thanks for your input and patience!Question 5: What 5 Minnesotans would you like to have coffee with? – top 5 vote-getters – (1-tie)Governor Tim Pawlenty, (1-tie) Mayor R.T. Rybak, (3) Senator Amy Klobuchar, (4) Joe Mauer, and(5) Ethan or Joel Coen – You can see all responses in full survey resultsQuestion 6: Will MN Twins win the AL Central this year? – Yes – 80%, No – 20%Link to all survey responses (including open-ended questions) is below:The password is “pollen”:http://bit.ly/PolleniteSurvey-Apr2010 P.S. If any of you data junkies/consumer insights guru/people with much more database aptitudethan me have any insights or feedback you glean from the data set, please send it along and we’llshare with the Pollen community. Thanks!
Welcome 15
new Pollenites
(my sincere apologies to anyone I've missed - if I have, let me know so youcan be welcomed next edition) note: this does not include new Pollen LinkedIn group members who arenot subscribed to this e-newsletter:Dawon Bahtuoh, Carol Bauer, Pam Diamond, Cindy Haas, Amy Johnson, Carolyn Jones, Katy Kimble,Brendan Kurvers, Nick Lindberg, Caroline Palmer, Greg Pesky, Susan Pierce, Natalie Ramier, CathySchmidt, and Suzanne Stenson O’Brien.Thank you to our 11
Pollenite recruiters
(if I missed you, please let me know):Regina Barr, Duchesne Drew, Carolyn Egeberg, Natalie Greve, Ann Kirby McGill, Beth McMullen, NaomiPesky, Brian Peterson, Mona Peterson Rosow, Greg Tehven, and Jim VosAnd thank you to all who shared content for this edition of Pollen! Please forward to your network; truly,the more the merrier! Please send along job leads, internship leads, board openings, volunteeropportunities, and news about professional promotions/recognition (yours or others in your networks) sothat we can share with fellow Pollen members.
LinkedIn Pollen Group:526
, yes
Pollenites have subscribed to our LinkedIn group where updates and relevant content willbe shared in real-time and where you can submit ideas, information, and updates for future editions ofPollen. Join the group by clicking here: http://www.bit.ly/Pollen-LinkedIn
Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal 
seeks advertising sales manager (via Tammy Mencel):http://www.acbj.com/careers/Careers.html Hope Chest for Breast Cancer seeks new director of development (via Peg Birk):http://www.mncn.org/jobs/user_detail.asp?jobID=34527 Kulture Klub Collaborative seeks new Executive Director (via Megan Leafblad):http://www.mncn.org/jobs/user_detail.asp?jobID=34657 GovDelivery is hiring several positions right now, including a Marketing Manager, Director of SalesOperations and Director of Client Services (via Scott Burns):Further position descriptions here: http://bit.ly/bTxolT Coffee House Press seeks development manager (via Marla Stack):http://www.mncn.org/jobs/user_detail.asp?jobID=34603 TreeHouse seeks director of development (via Jason Van de Loo):http://www.treehouseyouth.org/Page.aspx?pid=539 West Suburban Teen Clinic seeks development and communications director (via Jodi Williams):http://www.mncn.org/jobs/user_detail.asp?jobID=34683 The Center for Victims of Torture seeks individual giving officer (via Lori Jacobwith):http://www.mncn.org/jobs/user_detail.asp?jobID=34826 Neighborhood House seeks youth leadership manager (via Michelle Ness):http://www.mncn.org/jobs/user_detail.asp?jobID=34807 Consulate General of Canada, Minneapolis seeks public affairs officer (via Joel Wessman):http://jobs.startribune.com/job/39006/public-affairs-officer/  
 Youth Frontiers is looking for Retreat Directors and Interns to facilitate our dynamic youth programs.Resumes are due April 30th. For more information, please visit http://ats.youthfrontiers.org/careers/  (viaAli Sipkins)Boston Scientific seeks hybrid web producer/strategist (via Lisa Pope):There’s opening on 2-person team that manages the intranet site for BSCI’s Cardiac RhythmManagement sales force. It’s hybrid web producer/strategist – someone with technical and design savvyplus the ability to work strategically with internal subject matter experts to help them maximize theeffectiveness of their presence on our intranet.Here’s a link to the details:https://hrconnectrmbsc.cvgs.net/MAIN/careerportal/Job_Profile.cfm?szOrderID=32807&szReturnToSearch=1&szWordsToHighlight In case that link doesn’t work, potential applicants can go to the careers section ofwww.bostonscientific.com<http://www.bostonscientific.com/ > and enter in the job title (Senior Internet Marketing Specialist) and/or requisition number (32807).
:If you have an internship (paid or unpaid) to share with Pollen community, please forward to larsl-at-keystonesearch.com.
:The Minnesota AIDS Project (MAP) is looking for an individual with a strong financial background to serveon its Board of Directors. The mission of MAP is “to lead Minnesota’s fight to stop HIV through advocacy,education and service.” We are the largest AIDS Service Organization in the state of Minnesota with anannual budget of over $4 million, and a client base of more than 1,600 people living with HIV/AIDS. Weare seeking an individual with a strong financial and accounting background who would be interested inworking with our current Finance Committee Chair and potentially taking over as chair of the committee in2 years. For more information about MAP check our website at www.mnaidsproject.orgor contact me directly atptroska-at-phillipsfnd.orgor 612-623-1655. (via Patrick Troska)Hennepin County Bar Foundation seeks new board members (JD is not required for consideration) – (viaMarshall Lichty): The Hennepin County Bar Foundation is the charitable arm of the Hennepin County BarAssociation. Each year, the officers of the HCBA appoint up to seven members to the Foundation'sBoard to serve a three year term. The Foundation raises money through donations and fundraisingevents and supports programs in Hennepin County that: provide legal services to individuals of limitedresources; enhance public understanding of the law; and improve the administration of justice.https://www.hcba.org/NewsDetail.aspx?NewsId=122 
Engaging – Events, Ideas, Leadership Opportunities
Monday, April 19
is the 2010 Facing Race Ambassador Awards event with keynote from Naomi Tutuhttp://www.facingrace.org/page10004079.cfm
 (via Jennifer Ford Reedy)
The 2010 HHH Institute Public Leadership Awards Dinner will be held April 21
and honor FrankFahrenkopf, Jr., Paul Kirk, Jr., Dr. David B. Laird, Jr., John Harrington, Dr. Barbara Sigford, and BarbaraSporlein. It will also recognize MOAPPP (MN Organization on Adolescent Pregnancy, Prevention, andParenting. Tickets are $125 and benefit a scholarship initiative of the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs.Full details can be accessed here:
 (via Anne Mason)

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