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The New Way to Get Noticed: Part 2

Lisa Tener | Posted 04.11.2016 | Home
Lisa Tener

In Part 1 of this post, Rusty Shelton and Barbara Cave Henricks, authors of Mastering the New Media Landscape, defined this landscape and the rules of...

Direct Marketing: Perhaps the Most Effective Way to Do Marketing on a Budget

Ira Kalb | Posted 11.07.2016 | Business
Ira Kalb

Ever since the World Wide Web began to be commercialized in 1995, the center of gravity in the marketing universe seems to have shifted toward the Int...

5 Ways to Use LinkedIn to Get a Job

Ray Rogers | Posted 07.16.2016 | Business
Ray Rogers

Be honest: When's the last time you reviewed your profile on LinkedIn? If you're looking for a job, it's not only time to update your profile so you're more findable. It's also time to sift through the connections you have for avenues to potential employers.

Marketing and PR's Reality Check: We're Not That Wonderful

Alan Kelly | Posted 03.08.2015 | Business
Alan Kelly

There is nothing inherently noble about marketing and PR. Each is a competitive function and each owes its existence to the employers and clients whose organizations exist to advance their positions in contested markets.

How About That Booty Call On LinkedIn?

Dayna Steele | Posted 07.02.2014 | Technology
Dayna Steele

The whole point of social media is to be, well, social. However, just as you would watch how you behave in person in the office or at a company event, you should do the same online.

You're Unemployed? Congratulations from LinkedIn!

Jeff Kreisler | Posted 06.03.2014 | Comedy
Jeff Kreisler

One of our writers received the following friendly message from career savior LinkedIn.

Social Media and Divorce -- a Toxic Combination

Corri D. Fetman | Posted 04.28.2014 | Divorce
Corri D. Fetman

Whether you are just beginning to toy with the idea of serving your spouse divorce papers or you are already deep in the throes of the litigation proc...

I'd Like Sliced Bread, a Car With a Full Tank and, Yes, Free Internet Too

Arzu Kaya Uranli | Posted 11.26.2013 | Technology
Arzu Kaya Uranli

Freedom of speech shouldn't end at American borders. Blogging, Facebook and the free flow of information are all great things. But with all that censorship, they could become like a car without fuel.

Kathleen Miles

LinkedIn Sued For 'Hacking' Email Accounts | Kathleen Miles | Posted 09.22.2013 | Los Angeles

Four individuals have filed a lawsuit against the professional networking site LinkedIn for “hacking” into their email accounts in order to send i...

Social Recruiting, Not a Passing Craze | Posted 11.13.2013 | Business

The reasons why so many organizations are eager to tap into social recruiting are pretty obvious: they spend less time to hire (by 33 percent) and see significant increases in candidate quality (43 percent), as well as in quantity (43 percent).

10 Nonprofit LinkedIn Accounts To Follow

Posted 07.30.2013 | Impact

Some nonprofits have thousands, tens of thousands, even hundreds of thousands of LinkedIn Company Page followers, and yet have not customized their pa...

Is LinkedIn A Stalking Ground?

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 06.19.2013 | Technology

Unwanted contact on most social networking sites is a relatively easy thing to avoid: You block a user and take solace in knowing that the offensive p...

How Facebook Could Be Ruining Your Relationship

Posted 06.10.2013 | Divorce

New research suggests that Facebook could be detrimental to your relationship status. The study, which will be published in a forthcoming issue of...

LinkedIn for Marketing -- The Best Kept Secret?

Jim Yu | Posted 08.04.2013 | Business
Jim Yu

What comes to mind when you think of LinkedIn? Probably two things: a huge social network, and a great place for recruiting or finding a job.

Linda Descano: Making Our Own Metrics

Linda Descano, CFA | Posted 08.02.2013 | Women
Linda Descano, CFA

I can still remember my first days at Salomon Brothers and the relentless focus on numbers and results. So, imagine my surprise when the first question my then-manager posed at my performance review was: "Are you happy?"

LinkedIn Ends Unsavory Practice

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.15.2013 | Technology

Not only is "prostitution" a tagged skill you can select on LinkedIn*, there are actually escorts who advertise their services on the professional net...

LinkedIn Usage Pales in Comparison to Facebook in Arab Countries, Study Suggests | Posted 06.26.2013 | Technology

History finds news coming out of Arab countries to be rather abundant, but when it comes to how Arab countries receive news/information about themselves and the outside world, how much do we really know?

Are You Taking Your LinkedIn Profile Seriously?

John Rampton | Posted 05.28.2013 | Business
John Rampton

LinkedIn just improved their search and is making it easier and easier for prospective job applicants to find the jobs they're looking for. Over 5 billion searches were done on the social network last year. Here are the new changes they've made.

Consumer Reports Got It Dangerously Wrong on Identity Theft

Adam Levin | Posted 04.03.2014 | Business
Adam Levin

These risks are very real. Identity theft continues to morph and evolve in complexity and gains even greater traction with more organized criminal enterprises as their crime of choice. So you can imagine my frustration when I read the article in Consumer Reports.

You Probably Aren't Working At Your Dream Job

Posted 11.20.2012 | Business

News flash: Following your dreams can be kind of hard. Just less than 30 percent of workers land their dream job, or work in some related field, a...

Selling Isn't About You

Anne Zink | Posted 12.29.2012 | Business
Anne Zink

The most successful salesperson I know is also one of the most considerate and giving people I know. Do you think that's a coincidence?

Tackling Taboos: 6 Tips for Talking About Money Online

Women & Co | Posted 12.09.2012 | Money
Women & Co

Though our interactions on social media platforms are frequent, and while it's common to ask our networks for advice on both personal and professional matters, it's still a complete taboo -- in case you didn't know -- to talk about money online.

13 Office Trends That Could Disappear In Five Years

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 10.04.2012 | Small Business

You may not have to put up with the office fax machine for much longer. The formerly cutting edge device is on the verge of extinction, according t...

WATCH: LinkedIn Co-Founder On Secret To Site's Success

Posted 09.14.2012 | Impact

For LinkedIn, it's all about the connections -- facilitating them, that is. Allen Blue, LinkedIn co-founder and vice president of product manageme...

(LIVEBLOG) What Is Working: Solutions To America's Job Crisis

Posted 09.05.2012 | College

Last Wednesday in Tampa during the RNC, The Huffington Post held the first of our two-part panel discussion on job creation. Moderated by Tom Brokaw, ...