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It’s Here: New Month, New Seelio Features

by Chelsea Hunersen 1 Comment

Have you heard the news?

It’s been a full week at Seelio. First, we’ve redesigned Seelio’s front page  to give you a better experience. Learn more about the Seelio story and team. Email our User Experience champion, Jerry Wang, for feedback.

Starting this week, we’re providing companies the ability to search, find, and message talents on Seelio. Therefore, you’ll want to make sure your Seelio is updated with your best work (including pictures and tags).  Take a look at our featured gallery for inspiration.

In addition, Seelio is working to create the best online portfolio. Please take this  1-minute survey to put our developers to work.

Finally, this weekend we will be visiting Purdue University, and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Please email us at students@seelio.com  if you are on these campuses — we’d like to meet up with you and give you one of our new t-shirts!

All the best,

-The Seelio Team

$50 AMEX Gift Card to Help with a New Interview Wardrobe

by Moses 0 Comments

The summer is winding down and it’s almost time to go back to school.  The start of school also marks the beginning of interview season for college students looking for internships and full time positions.   At Seelio, we want to help.

This week, we’ll be awarding a $50 AMEX gift card to help with a new interview wardrobe.

 

The award will go to the student who did the most unique and coolest summer work. To enter the contest, you must post your Seelio URL of your work item (example: http://seelio.com/chunersen/flashmob) to our Facebook pagehttps://www.facebook.com/SeelioHQ. Please include your work title when you post.

The Seelio team will evaluate and pick a winner.  Competition ends Sunday at 11:59pm.

We will announce the winner on Monday!

Official Rules:

1. Contest Period: Starts at 8 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) August 13rd, 2012 and ends 11:59 p.m. EST on August 19th, 2012.

2. Eligibility: Sweepstakes is offered only in the United States to legal residents of the 50 United States (and the District of Columbia) excluding Puerto Rico and other territories and possessions of the United States, who are at least 18 years old at time of entry and who possess the right and documentation required for domestic travel. One must be a student and have a  Seelio profile and one work item to be eligible.

3. Entry: Beginning on the Start Date, visit www.seelio.com. (1) Upload a piece of work “that is the most…” (2) Post the Url of the work on Seelio Facebook page within the contest period. Limit one (“1″) entry type per person.

4. Winner Selection: One (“1″) potential grand prize winner will be selected on or about August 20th, 2012 by Seelio members.

5. Prize: Winner will receive one (“1″) AMEX gift card. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): $50.00 (USD), plus shipping and handling.  No cash redemptions or prize substitutions are allowed

6. Winner Notification/Releases: The potential winners will be notified either by email . The potential winners will have five (5) days from the moment such notification is issued to respond to such notification by following the instructions provided therein.

7. Limitations of Liability: The Releasees are not responsible for any lost, late, illegible, misdirected, mutilated, incomplete, incorrect or inaccurate entries or entry information, whether caused by web site users or by any of the equipment, computer hardware or software or any other technical operation or programming associated with or utilized in the Contest, and the Releasees assume no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, or delay in operation or transmission at the Sponsor’s web site(s) or any web site related to the contest, or for communications line failure, or for theft or destruction, tampering, or unauthorized access to entries and/or entry information.

8. Disputes/Choice of Law: Except where prohibited, entrants agree that (i): any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with Seelio, or any prize awarded, or the determination of the winner shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action; (ii) any and all claims, judgments and awards shall be limited to actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with entering this Sweepstakes but in no event attorney’s fees; and (iii) under no circumstances will entrant be permitted to obtain awards for and entrant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of these official rules, or the rights and obligations of entrant and Releasees in connection with the Sweepstakes, shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Michigan, U.S.A., without regard for conflicts of law doctrine, and all proceedings shall take place in that State.

 

 

 

 

 

Coming Soon:

by admin 0 Comments

Seelio in its earliest form started more than a year ago as a platform called truApp. It was the vision of Moses Lee, Jerry Wang, and David Jsa, who were inspired by Portfolio Day at Scarlett Middle School in Ann Arbor, Michigan. truApp was born with the belief that college students should be able to showcase themselves — their work, their passions, their goals — to employers more vividly than the traditional resume allows for. The site was originally tested among University of Michigan students with great success. On August 5, 2012, truApp will shut down, and Seelio will rise to take its place the next day. With the new release, we decided to change the name to something that gets at the essence of our company a bit better — Seelio. See my portfolio. Seelio (cool, eh?).

To match our new name, the old truApp blog is migrating to the page you’re on right now — welcome to the new blog! This blog will keep you updated on the same topics as the truApp blog.

 

Many of you may be reading this post after switching over from truApp, and we thank you for sticking with us throughout this incredibly rewarding growth process! In order to clear up any confusion, here are some frequently asked questions about the changes in the platform:

Q: What’s going to happen to my truApp profile?

A: There’s no need to worry! Everything from your truApp profile migrate to your new Seelio account without you having to do a single thing (phew!).

Q: What’s so new about Seelio?

A: So many awesome things. Nothing beats experiencing these new features first-hand, but to tide you over until August 6, here’s a brief summary of what to look forward to on Seelio:

  • Super-awesome layout
  • Facebook & twitter integration
  • Tag collaborators on works
  • Highlight works
  • Increased organization capabilities

Q: Where should I go if I want to learn more about how Seelio works?

A: You will be walked through the process of building your Seelio when you create an account. Make sure you frequent this blog because we’ll be posting detailed explanations about new features as they’re added to the site!

Q: What can I do if I want to get more involved in helping spread the Seelio message?

A: Great! We’re always interested in finding more student ambassadors (stay tuned for a blog post on these in the next few days), but if you are interested in talking about other ways to get involved feel free to email founders@seelio.com with your name, college, and why you would love to represent Seelio on your campus.

Q: Who should I talk to if I have something to say about Seelio?

A: You can email us any testimony, comments, or concerns at founders@seelio.com.

 

Don’t forget: bring your resume to life by linking your Seelio to your resume as soon as the site launches on August 6, 2012!