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.
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.
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).
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?"
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?
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.
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.
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.